• The Girl Scout Pillowcase + Giving Back

    Continuing our monthly Pillowcases for People in Need charity effort, we’re bringing you ideas for introducing sewing to others while giving back: the Girl Scout Pillowcase. Organizing a pillowcase sew-a-thon with your local guild, teaching a neighbor or child to sew a pillowcase or helping a Girl Scout troop earn their badges while doing good–these are all great ideas for spreading the love of sewing while helping those in need. Girl Scout Pillowcase Some of my favorite memories from childhood are from Girl Scouts. The troop meetings, the camping trips and learning all kinds of new things, including sewing, are highlights in my life. As one of the troop leaders…

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    Embroider a Pillowcase for Memory Care Patients

    Learn how to embroider a pillowcase with our free pattern, plus donate it to a charity of your choice. We’re focusing our charity sewing effort on Memory Care facilities this month, and partnered with a facility to provide them with personalized pillowcases for their residents. If you’d like to join our effort and embroider a pillowcase, comment on this post and we’ll provide you with a name of a resident and mailing instructions for your pillowcase. This partnership will end March 16, 2019. After that time, or in lieu of participating in our effort, please contact a facility in your neighborhood and ask if they’d take pillowcase donations. Or embroider a…

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    2019 Sewing for Charity with Sulky: Pillowcases for People in Need

    2019 Sewing for Charity with Sulky Sulky of America is proud to launch a sewing for charity effort for 2019: Pillowcases for People in Need The gift of a pillowcase, our 2019 sewing for charity effort, is a small gesture, but one that comforts people of all walks of life. A nice safe place to rest our head is sometimes a great respite for the trials and tribulations that hardship can bring. Many charities accept handmade pillowcases and are built around distributing them to those in need. A pillowcase also makes a great gift to comfort a friend if he/she is experiencing an illness, death in the family, or other…