Pillowcases for Cancer Patients
- We are making
pillowcases for the oncology unit at Lehigh Valley
Hospital and Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.
- These pillowcases are
bringing smiles to many faces.
- Finished size:
Standard Pillowcase: 20" x 31"
- Note: Please
pre-wash fabric before stitching and then wash
completed project in HOT water to remove any germs for
protection of the oncology children.
- Supplies: 3/4 yard
fabric for body; 1/2 yard fabric for border
- Cut the body of
the case 26 1/2" x 40 1/2" and the border 10 1/2" x 40
- Fold the border in
half lengthwise, wrong sides together and press.
- Place the right
side of the border on the right side of the body of the
case. Stitch together using 1/2 inch seam allowance.
- Place right sides
of the pillowcase together. Stitch down the side and
across the bottom.
- Turn to the right
side and press.
- Place washed
pillowcase in a zip lock plastic bag.
Smile knowing you have
brought a smile to a sick child! THANK YOU!!!
Preemie Quilts for Local Hospital Intensive Care
- Finished size: 18 x 22
inches (can be a bit bigger but no smaller)
- One side must be flannel
(flannel on both sides is ok, too).
- No batting.
- They can be machine or
- Cut two pieces of
fabric, 7 1/2" x 11 1/2".
- One side can be pieced
but one side must be solid.
- Sew both pieces right
sides together leaving an opening for turning right side
- After turnihg, stuff
firmly and sew opening together.
- Finished size: 7 x 11
Meals on Wheels Placemats
- Placemats can be 16 to
18 inches long and 11 1/2 to 13 inches wide.
- They can be rectangular,
octoganal or oval.
- They can be pieced or
do not use any 3-D embellishments.
- Placemats should be
- Plain basic placemats or
those with a special holiday theme are a wonderful way to
say "we care!" to those served by Meals on Wheels.
- Simple lap robes 45 by
60 inches are wonderful for patients at Cedarbrook and the
- They may be pieced,
quilted or tied.
- Using a thin batting,
they may be backed with flannel.
| Hospital Donation Teddy
- Healing For Kids and
Teens Bereavement Camp - 50 x 70 inches quilt
- Use of
military-branch-specific fabrics (Army, Navy, etc.) or
non-“patriotic” fabric (overly floral),
unless the recipient is
known in advance,
may create difficulty in identifying a recipient.
- A Quilt of Valor is to
be large enough to cover an average-sized adult, with an
ideal size approximately 60” x 80.”
- Finished size can be no
smaller than 55” x 65” and no larger than 72” x 90.”