Those who sew and quilt are the most generous people I’ve known. There’s something about hands-on making  that expands our hearts and inspires us to reach out to others. Our Sewing Superpowers can enrich lives around the world through charitable sewing! Little Dresses for Africa My fabulously generous friend Barbara, has been making Little Dresses.. read more →

22 Dec 2014
December 22, 2014

Every Pillowcase Counts!

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Our amazing team at Coats North America recently participated in the American Patchwork and Quilting 1 Million Pillowcase Challenge at their own North American Headquarters.  Employees donated their time and created over 50 pillowcases which were then donated to a local men’s shelter along with a new sleeping pillow for each case.   read more →

Whether you’re making multiples of the same thing for charity (like pillowcases, bags, etc.) or creating hundreds of blocks for a quilt, chain piecing is both fast and efficient. This assembly-line sewing technique is used in factories, but it can be equally at home in your sewing room. How does it work? Stack up the.. read more →