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Étoiles de Confort (Stars of Comfort) Quilt

“Étoiles de Confort” “Stars of Comfort” Quilt A fundraising raffle to help support Hospice of Santa Cruz County’s We Honor Veterans Program The Pajaro Valley Quilt Association (PVQA) has generously donated to Hospice of Santa Cruz County an exquisite quilt entitled Etoiles de Confort (Stars of Comfort). This priceless quilt will be raffled to help raise needed funds to support our Hospice of Santa Cruz County’s We Honor Veteransprogram. This custom queen sized quilt, designed by Betty Whitman, features a stunning collection of cotton, French provincial fabrics which profile 38 machined-pieced stars (each made by a member of PVQA).  The quilted stars, featuring popular French-country colors of blue, red and yellow, are set on a delicate off-white print which serves as the backdrop for the dramatic star medallion created by Kristie Shulman. The name of the quilt Etoiles de Confort (Stars of Comfort) has three meanings: Stars of Comfort honors