beads of courage bags

Beads of Courage

  • Make small drawstring bags to hold beads collected by children undergoing treatment for serious illnesses.
  • Beads of Courage Bag Instructions (revised 2017)
  • Guild point of contact: Kathy Cannon

Salvation Army Quilts and Stuffed Animals

  • Pick up a stuffed animal at the September or October Guild meeting and make a child-sized quilt and outfit for the animal. Return items at the December meeting - just in time for the holidays!
  • Guild point of contact: AQG Events Chairperson
  • Sewn Bear Clothing Patterns
  • Knitted Bear Clothing Patterns

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Pillows for Mastectomy Patients

  • Make lightly stuffed pillows for patients to use when wearing seat belts or under their arms to relieve their discomfort.
  • Pillows typically measure about 8" x 11" or 10" x 12".
  • Guild point of contact: Louise Myrick

Bears for Pediatric Patients

  • These bears provide comfort to pediatric patients. Please note that very small children will be handling these bears.
  • Bear Pattern
  • Cut 2 pattern pieces out of fleece, flannel, calico, or firm knit fabric. Sew right sides together with 1/4" seams, leaving an opening for turning. Clip curves, turn, stuff and slip stitch opening. Tie a snug ribbon around the neck, knot & tie a bow. Embroider or use fabric pens to draw face.
  • Guild point of contact: Louise Myrick

mittens

Baby Mitten graphic by Freepik from Flaticon
is licensed under CC BY 3.0. Made with Logo Maker

Hats and Mittens for Premature Babies

Light House Shelter

  • Twin-sized quilt (new or used but in excellent condition and freshly washed)
  • Point of contact: Prue Hoppin

 bed

 
Bed graphic by Freepik from Flaticon is
licensed under CC BY 3.0. Made with Logo Maker