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Sew for Nursing Homes and Hospitals


Eveyone thinks t just because the hospital or a nursinghome iso expensive, there is no need that isn't lled... far from reality!  Your sewing skills and scraps of fabic can give an infant a good start in life, help someone maintain their independence and so much more! The smiles your gifts cause are WELL worth the short amount of time these projects take to sew.

Receiving Blankets

Babies are born every day and as much as it may surprise everyone, many are born to homes that have nothing for the new arrival. Help that baby get a better start by sewing up some receiving blankets.

Sew a Fleece Blanket with Cotton Quilting Charm

Debbie Colgrove, Licensed to About.com
If you have the materials and the time, use them to sew a blanket that's a little more special than a receiving blanket.

Throw Pillows

Debbie Colgrove, Licensed to About.com
I've had the pleasure of delivering a load of hand made throw pillows to a nursing home. The residents were all smiles and even suggested that the staff hold them as bingo prizes.

Free Pattern to Sew a Walker Bag

Debbie Colgrove, Licensed to About.com
A walker is a great help, but both hands are busy. A walker caddy is a perfect solution to help someone maintain their independence.

Sew an Eye Glass Case

Debbie Colgrove, Licensed to About.com
Here's an economical project to make from your scraps and a great personalized gift. Choose fabric that fits the guys and/or gals or use machine embroidery techniques to make any fabric just perfect! These would make great bingo prizes in a nursing home!

The Preemie Project

Help the families and spread love for a newborn with difficulties. Make Angel Gowns and donate them to the neonatal section of public hospitals. Template and Directions on line.

Newborns In Need

Newborns In Need supplies clothing and blankets to newborns in need, even burial outfits if needed. A very heart warming project.

Project Linus

Project Linus is a blanket making project to supply blankets to ill, traumatized or any child in need of a hug.

Chemotherapy Turbans

This site has fantastic easy to follow directions. Follow their examples and your group may be able to make 191 of them in a single day too.

Small Wheelchair Tote Bag

These directions are easy to follow and packed with wonderful tips for donating!

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