Would you like to use your sewing skills to comfort
others in your community? Here are some ways to
help others, and have a lot of fun at the same time.
As of July 2011, we've donated 2,540 pillowcases
to children and young adults who are hospitalized at the
C.S. Mott Children's Hospital in Ann Arbor, Michigan.
We provide free pillowcase kits at the store. Come get some! Take
as many as you think you can handle. When they're ready, bring
them back to the store.
Download our free pillowcase pattern.
We're also registered with the APQ 1 Million Pillowcase Challenge,
where you can find more free pillowcase patterns.
We collect preemie quilts for
St. Joseph Natal Intensive Care Unit in Ypsilanti, Michigan.
Download our guidelines poster.
* Use 100% cotton fabric, batting and thread.
* Size: approximately 16" x 20"
* Use an orphaned quilt block or experiment with scraps.
* Don't worry about it being perfect! The babies won't care.
|After you make
* Wash without fabric
* Iron it (to sanitize).
* Put in quart size
zipper baggie. Re-use
bag if you received a kit
from the store.
* Deliver to the store.
* Wash it without
* Put into a plastic bag
to keep clean.
* Deliver to The
|Boy and Girl Scouts
We can help you make pillowcases or preemie quilts
for a service project. Just contact the store & we'll
help you get started. Call (734) 429-2900 and ask to
speak with Mary Lindquist. She'd love to show you
how to sew these items.
|Christmas stocking workshop: Join us on
Wednesday, November 14th to sew stockings
which will be donated to Saline Area Social
Services. See Classes & Events page for details.