We all love hand making for the holidays, and each Friday from now through the end of the year we’re sharing some of our favorite seasonal sewing projects. This week we’re sharing some of our favorite quick-and-easy projects for winter warmth, from mittens to quilts, that make wonderful gifts for those in need this season.
No, we’re not talking about spiking the eggnog, we mean putting on an apron. The Wednesday before Thanksgiving is Tie One On Day™, an occasion for spreading a little joy and goodwill in your neighborhood or town.
There are many organizations that need help from sewists just like you and me to help newborn babies in need. It’s easy to take just a little bit of fabric to make a quilt, blanket, or items for a layette. We’ve put together a list of places that need your help to sew to serve babies in need across the globe, nationally, and in your own community.
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!