Pillows for Cancer Patients

Pillows and Other Free Sewing Patterns

Any sewing skill level can contribute to some kind of sewing charity need and make a difference in a world the relies on us helping each other in times of need. Browse the various opportunities and find a charity project that matches your sewing skills and will give comfort to someone who is fighting cancer.

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    Anit-Ouch Pouch - A Comfort Pillow for Breast Cancer Patients

    This pillow is designed to provide comfort to the underarm and breast area for anyone who is undergoing breast cancer treatments. The American Sewing Guild offers this free PDF pattern by Deon Maas to help others and provides a note to include when you make this as a gift for charity or friends.

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    Case for Smilies
    Case for Smiles. Debbie Colgrove, Licensed to About.com

    Case for Smiles is a must visit. Their mission is "To make life brighter for children with life changing illnesses and injuries." It's amazing the smiles a simple to sew pillowcase can create for a child with this devastating illness!  Browse their site to learn how a "magic pillowcase" can make a difference.

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    Sewing.org Chemotherapy Turbans
    Sewing.org Chemotherapy Turbans. sewing.org, Licensed to About.com

    sewing.org offers a great page of directions to sew chemotherapy turbans in various sizes for any size chemo patient. Their experience at sewing in a group has streamlined their process making it a great site to follow and to share with your friend. This would be a great sew-along or groups sewing project!

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    Project Linus
    Project Linus. projectlinus.org, Licensed to About.com

    Project Linus works to supply blankets, made by volunteer “blanketeers”, to any child who has been traumatized by medical or other causes. They have distributed over three million blankets to children in need since their inception in 1995... and no end is in sight.

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    This page seems to be for local groups but there is contact information so you may want to consider this project for your sewing group.