Category: Charity Sewing & Craftivism

#LoveWins Quilt Auction for The Trevor Project

On June 26, 2015 the Supreme Court of the United States determined that states may not deny marriage licenses to same-sex couples and must recognize their existing marriages. For the LGBTQ community, as well as advocates and allies, it was a huge cause for celebration. The next day, 37 quilters organized to express their joy and sense of optimism by creating the #LoveWins Quilt. One year later we’re acknowledging the fact that the fight for equality and acceptance continues, by auctioning this quilt to benefit The Trevor Project.

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Sew Good: The Coffee Creek Quilters

Allison Evans is a regular here with our monthly Sew Good series. This month she focuses on The Coffee Creek Quilters, a sewing program in a women’s correctional facility. Participants learn to sew and they donate lots of quilts too! Learn about the constraints of sewing in a correctional facility and hear from instructors; it’s a powerful program…

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Sew Good: “do. Good Stitches”

Allison Evans, an art historian home with her darling toddler, joins us each month with our Sew Good series. We love to learn about people who use their sewing skills and creativity to help others! This time Allison explores online sewing bee options like “do. Good Stitches,” where you can sew at home but still connect with a larger group and effort…

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Action Kivu Fundraiser

Every year we are honored to help spread the word about the annual Action Kivu Fundraiser. Alissa Haight Carlton coordinates this important fundraiser to benefit Action Kivu, an organization that helps empower and educate women and children in eastern Congo. Learn how you can donate, and win fabric, sewing machines, quilts and more!

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Sewing Softies + Dolls for Charity

Sarah from Dolls And Daydreams® knows all about sewing for charity. Her campaign to sew dolls for children in Haiti after the 2010 earthquake was a tremendous success. We hope Sarah inspires you sew dolls and softies for charity, and perhaps to participate in our Soft Toy Drive to Benefit Children in Foster Care.

Pictured: Mayan Families Doll Drive distribution for the children of Guatemala.

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Action Kivu Fundraiser

It’s time for the 5th Annual Action Kivu Fundraiser! Alissa Haight Carlton coordinates this important fundraiser to benefit Action Kivu, an organization that helps women and children victims of the conflict in Eastern Congo. Donate to enter to win some fantastic giveaways (fabric, patterns, custom pillows and a quilt, a new Janome sewing machine!)…

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