AccuQuilt and the American Heart Association Showcased Stunning Quilts for the "Go Red for Women" Event

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Quilters Come Together to Support the American Heart Association

American Heart Association Auction Quilt

American Heart Association Auction Quilt

The quilters that came in to create the blocks loved the studio and were excited about being able to participate in an event that promoted women’s health and the American Heart Association.

AccuQuilt’s, “Have a Heart, Make a Quilt” campaign offered quilters a chance to do some dream quilting while supporting heart health for women. Quilters got to visit the fully stocked and expertly designed AccuQuilt Dream Studio and create a block that would be used in quilts showcased and auctioned at the Go Red For Women Expo.

The Go Red For Women Expo was held at the Embassy Suites in LaVista, Neb. on September 10, 2013. The event’s focus was to celebrate the power of women and band together to wipe out heart disease and stroke.

“AccuQuilt was proud to be a sponsor of this event and even more proud of the quilts that came out of our ‘Have a Heart, Make a Quilt’ campaign,” said Lynn Gibney, AccuQuilt Director of Product Merchandising. “The quilters that came in to create the blocks loved the studio and were excited about being able to participate in an event that promoted women’s health and the American Heart Association.”

The “Have a Heart, Make a Quilt” campaign resulted in seven beautiful quilts that were showcased and auctioned at the AHA Expo event. The auctioned quilts raised $2,125.00 for the American Heart Association, helping make the Go Red For Women Expo a great success.

AccuQuilt GO! fabric cutters, dies and accessories are available at local quilt and fabric retailers. Quilters also can purchase GO!® and Studio™ fabric cutting systems by visiting http://www.accuquilt.com or calling 888.258.7913.

About AccuQuilt, Better Cuts Make Better Quilts:

Headquartered in Omaha, Neb., AccuQuilt offers quilters, fabric crafters and retailers a premiere line of fabric cutters, dies, quilting patterns and other quilt and fabric cutting solutions that help quilters quickly and accurately cut shapes for quilting and fabric crafts. AccuQuilt also offers quilters a wide variety of rich educational resources to enhance their quilting experiences. Cutting with AccuQuilt cutters is a natural evolution of fabric cutting methods. "First scissors…then rotary…finally…AccuQuilt" for fast, easy, accurate fabric cutting. Visit http://www.accuquilt.com for more information.

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