Victoria Findlay Wolfe began quilting to serve others through her Bumble Beans Basics project. Over 700 quilts later, Bumble Beans Basics continues to help those in need – see what you can do to join in and sew to serve others!
Donna Krebill, a customer of BERNINA Sewing Centers of Kansas City, sent me some photos of Christmas boots her quilt guild made for their local women’s shelter. They’ve been doing this for several years, supplying over 200 boots every Christmas – nearly 250 for 2012!
Over the years, I’d noticed Thanksgiving talked about in terms more commonly associated with stress than joy. Remembering my mother’s absolute love of Thanksgiving as a day more than anything else of sharing and gratefulness, I embarked on a personal campaign to put the “give” back into Thanksgiving.
My small quilt group, Designing Women, has undertaken several charity projects, but Days for Girls was quite different than any of our previous endeavors. This worthy group collects and distributes women’s sanitary supplies to women in Third World countries, primarily Africa.
Use your sewing talents to help serve our Veterans. Read on to find a list of organizations that need sewing help to give back to our vets.