American Quilter’s SAL-Block 7


Making block #7 is Heaven!

Katie is an wife/mother who’s husband is an active duty Air Force… If you need a printed pattern you can order it on Katie’s site…she will donate a portion from each sale to H4Hs as well.
Here are three ways you can donate…

Primitive Gatherings-Hogs for Heroes mail donation to:  Nicolet National Bank 550 S. Green Bay Rd, Neenah, WI 54956

We have a PayPal account that drops directly into the same H4H account as well.  Our email is

If you wish to donate directly to Hogs to Heroes please note that it is from an American Quilter and hopefully it will be credited toward our campaign. Send us a check and tell us who you are honoring with your donation, a son/daughter, a brother/sister, a dad/mother, grandfather/grandmother or friend. We will read/post your letter/pictures on one of our social media platforms!  I really look forward to this and hope some of you take this opportunity to talk about your favorite Vet! You can send your dedication letters to Lisa Bongean PO BOX 371- BUTTE DES MORTS, WI 54927. Write check to PRIMITIVE GATHERINGS-HOGS FOR HEROES.


Total to date is: $20,203


Barrie  $        50.00
Amy – Overland Park, Kansas $     100.00
American Century Investments Foundation – Kansas City, Missouri $     100.00 Employer Match – Thanks Amy Mario
Marsha  $        10.00
Nina – Durham, North Carolina $        20.00
Jan $        15.00
Trishia $        20.00
Joyce – Paragould, Arkansas $        50.00
Mary – Omaha, Nebraska $     100.00
Raphelle  $        25.00 Saw this on Fat Quarter Shop
Julia $        35.00
Janine – Cornelius, Oregon $        15.00
Jo-ann  $        20.00
Judith  $        50.00
Doris $          5.00
Linda – Ames, Iowa $        25.00
Kathi – Littleton, Colorado $        25.00
Tammy $        10.00
Irene $        25.00
Bonnie  $        10.00
Rachel $        50.00
Gail $        50.00
Erin  $        10.00
Suzanne – Stevens, Pennsylvania $        20.00
MaryAnn from Indiana  $        50.00 Dropped at the shop!
Joanne & Lieutenant Dale McPherson – Leo, Indiana $        30.00
Carol & Walter – Phoenix, AZ $        50.00 card
Kim – Sunset Beach, North Carolina $        50.00 Walter and Thelma Montgomery  – both my parents served in WWII – card
Barbara – Nashport, Ohio $        20.00 card
Barbara – Xenia, Ohio $        20.00 For our veterans!
Christa – Murphy, Texas $        25.00 Thank you to our American Heroes
Deborah – Olds, Alberta, Canada $        15.22 The American Quilter’s Sew Along blocks are wonderful. Thanks!
Jeanette – Coriscana, Texas $        20.00 Thanks to all the Veterans SewmuchlovebyTBN
Paula – Jackson, Georgia $     100.00 Thank you for the opportunity to give!
Cherie – East Lansing, Michigan $        20.00
Viola – Saint George, Utah $     500.00
Susan – Ocean Springs, Mississippi $        20.00 I am really enjoying the quilt along. Thank you for supporting a great cause!
Shahnaz – Albuquerque, New Mexico $        30.00 Military veteran and quilter. Thanks for thinking of our wounded warriors
Katie Nolan – Travis AFB, California $     550.00 Hi Lisa and team! This donation is from the American Quilter’s Cross Stitch patterns that have been purchased so far! I’m dedicating this to my husband (who currently services in the Air Force) and to all current and former military families! So happy to be a part of this!
Julie $        25.00
Rhoda – De Forest, Wisconsin $        50.00 card sent – This is in memory of my dear friends significant other. They have been together for over 15 years. Lenny was in the military as many of my uncles, my father, and brother. In memory of Lenny Voelker.
Pat – Schaumberg, Illinois $        15.00 card sent – To honor my husband, son, father-in-law, and uncles. Many thnaks to all that have served. Thank you for this chance to honor our heroes.
Judy Sharon – North Port, Florida $        30.00 card sent – So grateful to you and how you are contributing to the welfare of our veterans. Thank you for allowing me to be a part of this.
Tina – New Orleans, Louisiana $        20.00 card sent – My donation is in honor of my relatives who were veterans in WWII. Father, James H. Gibert, Sr. grandfather, Eugene J. Gibert, Sr., father-in-law, John A. McLellan, uncle J. Gordon Gibert, and uncle Eugene J. Gibert, Jr. Thank you for the videos and patterns. Love
Kathy – Decatur, Illinois $        25.00 card sent – My donation for Hogs for Heroes is in honor of: my grandfather who served in WWII, my father who served in WWII, my husband who served in Vietnam, our son-in-law who served in Iraq & Afghanistan, and our grandson who served in Iraq.
Cross Stitch Pattern donations $  1,215.00

Catch up on these YouTube videos!!!

Introduction & Mission Video

I hear you all have your fabrics starched up!    If not, here is a starching  video Tutorial…and way back in January when we thought it was almost time to start we did this post on getting ready.

Click here for YouTube Video Tutorial TWO-Cutting Red & White stripes what do you think happened when I might have made a slight cutting variation when cutting the stripes? 

YouTube Video Tutorial-Block 1-Shoo fly

YouTube Video Tutorial =-Block 2- Heart

YouTubeVideo Tutorial -Block 3 Feathered star

YouTube Video Tutorial -Block 4-Friendship Star

YouTube Video Tutorial -Block 5

YouTube Video tutorial – Block 6

Or here is the Playlist for all the videos in one spot!

I can’t THANK YOU enough for your donations. Let’s help them recover any way we can!

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One response to “American Quilter’s SAL-Block 7”

  1. betty forester Avatar
    betty forester

    lisa i desperately need to give you an updated cc for my wool box. i have been in the hospital until last night and i do not want to lose my wool box or th . e christmas in july box. have tried to call. no one answers dont know what to do

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