One of our favorite quick projects and stash busters are pillow cases. This year, we’ve paired up with Shriners Hospital for Children on Oahu to donate pillow cases to their young patients.
What Is Shriners?
According to their website:
Shriners Hospitals for Children — Honolulu provides the highest quality care for orthopaedic and neuromusculoskeletal disorders and conditions. Our world-class doctors and staff members are committed to improving the lives of children in Hawaii and the Pacific region, and are specialized in bone, joint, muscle and sports injuries.
The hospital is a state-of-the-art facility that provides Hawaii’s children with the best orthopaedic care, neurodevelopmental care, fracture clinic, surgery, physical therapy, occupational therapy, radiology, orthotics and prosthetics workshop and other ancillary services. Our hospital is colorful, kid-friendly and designed to place patients and families at ease with the aloha spirit. The hospital accepts insurance and provides care regardless of the families’ ability to pay.
How to Help
All of our stores are currently accepting donations of completed handmade pillowcases. Please keep your pillowcases to standard size (20″x26″) and made from kid-friendly materials. We ask that you not use trim or anything that can get caught on things or pulled off by little ones. Metallic and glittery accents on fabric prints are fine as long as it does not flake off.
We can also accept donations of fabric earmarked for pillowcases. Please make sure that any fabric donations can make at least one standard size pillowcase. Just let the fabric clerk at your store know that you are donating fabric for pillowcases and we’ll take it from there!
Please spread the word! Share this page, or just let your friends know that we’re collecting pillowcases for donation! The more folks who know about it, the better! We love getting involved with the community!
Tutorials, Patterns, and More!
While most folks have a favorite pillowcase pattern that they might turn to or are adept at Googling or searching on YouTube for a pattern, we thought it might be nice for us to leave some of the tutorials and patterns that we like to share with you. Have a favorite that you wouldn’t mind sharing? Drop us a note at firstname.lastname@example.org!