Independents in the News: One Million Pillowcase Challenge Stitch-In in Leo, Indiana
A Quilt of Many Colors in Leo-Cedarville, Indiana was recently featured in the Fort Wayne News-Sentinel, which detailed their support of the One Million Pillowcase Challenge and a special event they’re hosting next week.
A Quilt of Many Colors will conduct an all-day “stitch-in” Aug. 28 at Leo United Methodist Church to create pillowcases that will be donated to the local VA Healthcare System hospital and to Riley Hospital for Children in Indianapolis, said Brothers.
Read the entire article over here.
Independents in the News: Delphine’s Quilt Shop in the Gaylord Times-Herald
Independent shopowner Delphine Miller and her quilt shop, Delphine’s Quilt Shop, were recently featured in the Gaylord Herald-Times of Gaylord, Michigan. The newspaper highlighted the shop’s involvement in the One Million Pillowcase Challenge–and noted the shop’s push to also sew “manly” pillowcases. Read the article online right here.
New Million Pillowcase Challenge Pillowcase Patterns – Now Available
Have you started sewing pillowcases for the One Million Pillowcase Challenge yet? Well, here’s a bit of pattern goodness to get you going. APQ recently released another set of lovely free pillowcase patterns in support of this campaign to make and donate one million pillowcases! Check out all the new patterns right here.
One Million Pillowcase Challenge Update!
We have exciting news to report from the One Million Pillowcase Challenge! There are now over 1,100 quilt shops signed up as participating shops and we’ve surpassed 55,000 pillowcases donated!That’s more than 61,000 yards of fabric used and over 18,000 hours spent sewing! It’s amazing news for the quilting industry and wonderful news for charities across the nation who are recipients of the pillowcases.As a sponsor of the Challenge, we thank all of the shops and individuals who have made this success possible!
One Million Pillowcase Challenge in the News!
KXII News in Oklahoma recently did a wonderful story on an independent quilt shop in Durant, Oklahoma’s participation in the One Million Pillowcase Challenge. Hearts-n-Twined‘s story is truly inspiring.
Click here to watch the story.
Pillowcase Party – Grandma Cuddles Pillowcase Kits
Grandma Cuddles is taking part in the FabShop Hop Pillowcase Party and has some great kits available in her online store! For a small additional fee, she’ll even make it for you! Check out all that Grandma Cuddles has to offer right here.