Simple Comforts

Hi Friends – like me, I’m sure many of you have hugged your kids a little closer this last weekend.  My heart is so heavy for those grieving families, and the traumatized kids in the Connecticut community.  While on Facebook, over the weekend, I found many of my quilting friends sharing a post, about a local shop in Connecticut collecting pillowcases.  In an effort to offer comfort to the kids at Sandy Hook Elementary, Quilter’s Corner is collecting 600+ pillowcases and would love to have your help in the effort.

I’m planning to make a couple and get them in the mail early this week!  Also, I have a quick and simple tutorial for a pillowcase Sophia made a couple years ago, if she can do it – I know you can too!

 Pillowcases can be mailed to:

Quilters Corner, 312 Danbury Rd, New Milford, CT. 06776

Blessings ~ Amy

By |2017-11-17T09:14:59-06:00December 17th, 2012|Charity|8 Comments


  1. Elizabeth McDonald December 17, 2012 at 3:31 am - Reply

    Amy, couldn’t sleep, and just ran across your post (above) and also the pillow tutorial. I love the idea of hiding all of the seams, but just could not picture it at 5:30 in the morning! I am going to re-read it later and see if it sinks in – and I do appreciate it, as I was mulling over fabric choices for pillowcases while trying to sleep. Thanks for being there – again!

  2. Ranch Wife December 17, 2012 at 5:25 am - Reply

    Oh my gosh, yes – count me in! Thank you for sharing this!

  3. Kingman Quilter December 17, 2012 at 7:18 am - Reply

    Absolutely count me in….I’ll have them off in the mail by tomorrow. This is a great opportunity to just send a little “comfort” to those who were closest to those little angels….

  4. Kathleen December 17, 2012 at 2:20 pm - Reply

    Thank you for sharing this. I just sewed two pillow cases. Your tutorial was very helpful. I will get them in the mail ASAP.

  5. Mary Ann December 17, 2012 at 2:37 pm - Reply

    Thanks so much for forwarding that information.

  6. Shannon Wallace December 17, 2012 at 8:37 pm - Reply

    I would love to help out! Thank you for the FYI on this great cause!

  7. Elise December 19, 2012 at 12:58 am - Reply

    We will see if I can make the time; but glad you posted I will forward this to my friends. I don’t sew as fast as you young gals:)

  8. Doing | Amy's Creative Side December 19, 2012 at 3:00 am - Reply

    […] Doing Posted on December 19th, by Amy in Charity, My kids. No Comments There’s always lots of little things to be doing, I’m so glad that yesterday’s sewing time (thou little) was spent doing something that I hope, will offer comfort. […]

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