And Where Did Summer...

Greetings IFAQH Community! Seems like just yesterday we were excited for the longer days and nights.  As quickly as they came, they left.  It is taking longer for the sun to shine in the morning, it’s quicker to set in the evening and the days are getting cooler – this is totally...

From The Heart

We have anticipated the first day of spring and Day Light Saving Time since the weather started turning cold and the days started getting shorter. We love the coming of spring – longer days, more daylight, more time for our beloved bike rides or hikes, gardening, watching the trees and...

Reported Heart with Perfect Timing Oct12

Reported Heart with ...

Thanks to all who take the time to report a heart as found.  Sometimes, the person who created the heart just needs to know that it found a home.  Here is a story from one heart sower:   I just wanted to let you know yesterday was one of the most stressful, scary days of my life. I got a call...

Healing Hearts Aug23

Healing Hearts

A story sent in by one of our IFAQH community members: I thought I would share my story with you. I was making a quilt for my mother but she passed away before I could finish it, for a long time it sat almost finished but I couldn’t bring myself to finish it, then I found IFAQH and have...

Tag Samples Aug12

Tag Samples

To all our new sewers and sowers, we are thrilled you have joined the IFAQH community to brighten the day of a random stranger one heart at a time.  Please remember all tags should include “I Need A Home“, and our website “www.IFAQH.com.” Additional optional phrases...

More Heart, Less Attack Apr25

More Heart, Less Att...

The random act of kindness project, I Found a Quilted Heart (IFAQH), is not merely a project, it has become an integral part of who we are and what we continue to aspire to be – more compassionate, caring, concerned, and empathetic towards all. Recently while at lunch and listening to music,...

Joining the Project Mar19

Joining the Project

My husband passed away 2-7-17 and I started making hearts to share his love and help cope with his loss. He gave me my sewing machine when we first got married 27 yrs ago and I have just started using it. Over the past year he has found beautiful buttons that are perfect for this project and...

Gifted Hearts Sep08

Gifted Hearts

The I Found A Quilted Heart project is about placing a heart in a public place for a random stranger to find, to brighten their day and remind them they are loved.  Once in a while we will get reports of gifted hearts and we are a bit conflicted on what to do with the stories.  Gifted hearts...

Dear Friends Jan23

Dear Friends

Dear IFAQH Friends, We recently received this letter from the Federal Government: “Our backcountry patrol volunteers recently discovered one of your quilted hearts hanging from a tree on a trail in Big Bend National Park. As cute as the heart was (and with good intentions),...

Winter Heart Sowing Dec27

Winter Heart Sowing

Alert! Keep your eyes open – hearts are being placed all over the globe and they need a home! These special little hearts need homes to fulfill their purpose of spreading the message of joy and love.  As this random act of kindness project grows, we know that not only are the finders of...

We Give Thanks Nov26

We Give Thanks

Today in the USA many of us are celebrating Thanksgiving.  For the three sisters of IFAQH, every day is a day of Thanksgiving.  This project has touched hundreds of people throughout the world with joy, encouragement, and hope.  Every heart placed in a public place for a random stranger to...

IFAQH Reminders Sep06

IFAQH Reminders

Greetings to the IFAQH community and friends! Our little project of placing small quilted hearts in public places for a random stranger to find, to brighten their day and remind them that they are loved, has spread faster than any of us ever imagined. As the project continues to grow, we...

Hearts Belong in Public Places Feb21

Hearts Belong in Pub...

We are so excited that many others are joining in on the  joy and fun of sewing and sowing quilted hearts to brighten the day of the person who finds it.  It is amazing to us how just the right person finds just the right heart!! The pictures and stories we receive reflect the smiles and joy...

MISSING:  Quilted Heart Jan30

MISSING: Quilted Hea...

One year later, and we still are looking…… Please share this post and help us find the person that made the heart that inspired the I Found a Quilted Heart project. The heart was found on January 29, 2014 at Rainbow Vista in Valley of Fire State Park in Nevada, USA. Thanks for...

Happy Anniversary Jan29

Happy Anniversary

Anniversary Today is the one year anniversary of finding the first quilted heart that inspired the I Found A Quilted Heart (IFAQH) project.  We still wonder who made the beautiful little heart that was found in Valley of Fire in Nevada, January 29, 2014.  We are so grateful to the person who...

YOU ARE LOVED! Jan24

YOU ARE LOVED!

  You Are Loved!  There is a day on the calendar set aside to show love, give love, and share love, but the I Found a Quilted Heart community desires to spread that message of love every day, throughout the world – one heart at a time.  Every heart sewn is sewn with love.  Every heart...

Social Media Share Jan04

Social Media Share

Share this pic and tag others who may be interested in joining the project.   Share...

Creating family memories! Dec30

Creating family memo...

The family made memories tonight creating quilted hearts, that will hopefully be on their way to Thailand next week. Spreading the love one heart at a time. Share...

Heart Blesses Precious Little Girl Sep14

Heart Blesses Precio...

One of IFAQH’s friends started making making hearts in North Carolina to give to her granddaughter  so that she could sow them on the road. She was to leave one at each race track because her dad, Brian Scott, is a race car driver.  At the race in  Ohio recently, NASCAR was doing a...

Flurry of Hearts Aug16

Flurry of Hearts

I Found A Quilted Heart has received several reports of hearts being found as the result of a scavenger hunt in Lincoln, CA.  It sounds like there has been a talented and enthusiastic heart sewer who is sharing her talents and hearts with others.  While the I Found A Quilted Heart project...

From Wedding Decoration to Sowing Jul21

From Wedding Decorat...

I sewed a bunch of hearts in blue and yellow and used them as decorations at my sisters wedding in England, now I’m sowing them around England and France before traveling home to California. Share...

Hidden in England Jun29

Hidden in England

This heart was taken across the ‘big pond’ and was left in England!!!  I wonder who will find it??? Share...

A Seuss Kind of Day Jun29

A Seuss Kind of Day

This heart is all set to brighten someone’s day!  Created this weekend, and will be hidden somewhere in Oregon this week. Let’s see if it gets reported as found! Share...

First Batch of Quilted Hearts Jun27

First Batch of Quilt...

A new sewer/sower who found this project on Instagram: “This is my first batch of #quiltedhearts for #ifoundaquiltedheart. It’s a really cool community service type thing where you make hearts out of scrap fabric, put a special tag on them then hang them around town in parks and such...

They’re a bit Addictive! Jun27

They’re a bit ...

So, since I found my quilted heart, I’ve been making some and leaving them in the places I’ve gone with my family. I have family visiting form Portland, so we’ve gone a lot of places with them. Heheh. These are really fun to do. The hearts are really quick to make, so...

Northwest Florida will be finding hearts soon! Jun26

Northwest Florida wi...

Ten beautiful quilted hearts sewn and sown in Northwest Florida…Gulf Breeze, Pensacola Beach. Share...

Instagram #quiltedheart Jun24

Instagram #quiltedhe...

When searching on Instagram, we discovered a heart that was found!  There was no location posted,  but the author gave us permission to post the story and the photo: “It’s funny how something so simple and small can warm your heart and bring a smile to your face. This was found...

Have you Sewn or Sown a Heart Today? Jun23

Have you Sewn or Sow...

I remember the day I found my little quilted heart.  It was just such an unexpected blessing and it put a smile on my face. Now I want to make others experience that same unexpected blessing!  I am not much of a traveler, but I do know how to sew.  So, my spare time is spent sewing so...

Daughter Inspires Mother Jun21

Daughter Inspires Mo...

My daughter found the heart on a bench outside of the hair salon that she works at.  She sent it to me because I love to sew and have a lot of fabric scraps.   I work for Easter Seals working with people with disabilities makes you appreciates the small things that make people smile. I am...

Hunting for a Home Jun21

Hunting for a Home

Camo heart with crocheted hunter orange deer to be placed on a hunting trail. We borrowed the tag from the one we found to keep the hearts going. Share...

Follow us on Instagram! #IFoundAQuiltedHeart Jun19

Follow us on Instagr...

Follow us on Instagram! IFoundAQuiltedHeart #ifoundaquiltedheart Share...

Sewing in California, Sowing in Florida! Jun13

Sewing in California...

These little hearts are traveling.  They were “sewed” in California and then sent to a dear friend in Pensacola, Florida. The gulf coast should be seeing some “sowed” hearts soon! Share...

Australia: Hearts are heading your way! Jun12

Australia: Hearts ar...

I made these hearts for my niece.  She is taking a college course in Australia and eagerly agreed to sow some hearts! Will be fun to see if any of them get reported. Share...

Crazy for Green Jun01

Crazy for Green

A non-sewing friend is off to Israel and asked if I could make her some hearts so she could sow them on her vacation travels.  She LOVES the color green, so I thought I would try to put some green hearts together for her.  Here are a few of the green hearts that are ready to begin their...

Netherlands Bound! May26

Netherlands Bound!

Some creative volunteers made some “special” hearts with Dutch designs.  The hearts are in The Netherlands right now!   Look at the details in these hearts.  So beautiful!  We certainly hope one of them gets reported as found! If you have created hearts?  Send us a photo and will...

Flying to Slovenia! May23

Flying to Slovenia!

This little bag of hearts is on its way to Ljubljana Slovenia!  They were lovingly made for the finders – we hope to be able to add Slovenia to the map of found hearts!! Share...

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