Tag Archives: Charity sewing

A Little Zippy Will Do

Our local hospital has a gift shop which is run strictly by volunteers. They have snacks and little homemade things for people to purchase to make the patient’s stay a little more pleasant or put a smile on someone’s face. … Continue reading

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Fundraiser Quilt for Our 4-Legged Furry Friends

If you’ve been a regular reader of Janome Life the past few years, I think you’ve all figured out by now that I am an animal lover. I have many fur babies at home and, when I heard that a … Continue reading

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We Needed Something To Do

With the COVID pandemic, and various restrictions still looming, my quilting friends and members of our local guild haven’t been able to get together to sew as often as we would like. We still wanted to do something productive to … Continue reading

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Saturday Sewing: Another charity sewing project? Recycle your fabric trimmings?

We shared with you recently about the little in-the-hoop baggies what we made and delivered to various charities just before Christmas. Here is another recycling idea from Anne Stitcher  that yields very useful pillows for people in need and also … Continue reading

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Do you sew for charity?

Maybe you make quilts for sick people? – like comfort quilts for cancer patients? Or maybe you sew clothing (like “pillowcase” dresses)  for little girls in need? Or maybe you knit scarves and hats for the homeless? Well done and … Continue reading

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Did you see our Janomelife post on Wednesday this week –  5th September? If not check it out. Here is the photo tutorial of how to make this baggie: Cut your baggie fabric and batting to your desired size. I … Continue reading

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On a recent visit to Sawyers Sewing in Victoria, I handed over a giant bag of toiletries collected on my travels this year. I have been doing this for a number of years. The cause is a worthy one: Sandy … Continue reading

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We see & hear of all sorts of charitable organizations and projects that do their part to spread a little Christmas joy to those who might be less fortunate than others: from serving Christmas meals to street people or the … Continue reading

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Just got an email from Judy in Victoria. She has sent a bunch of pics and an update on the annual sewing of zippered baggies that are filled with toiletries & cosmetics for women at Sandy Merriman House, Victoria. Regular … Continue reading

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OK, here is Part 2 (part 1 was published on 26th Dec 2013). The humbug bag really is not a whole lot different to making a “regular” zipper bag. You are going to start with pretty much the same as … Continue reading

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