Lots of organizations collect sewing projects to answer seasonal and limited-time need, but there are also quite a few whose needs for supplies are ongoing and year-round. Whether you want to sew solo or with a small group or as part of a larger group effort, we’ve rounded up fantastic sewing service projects to warm your own heart while warming others! Each of these links lead to tutorials for the projects and information on where to send finished goods.
Listed in order of estimated time commitment per project:
Make drawstring bags for Operation Smile
Make pillowcases for Conkerr Cancer
Make hygiene kits for Days for Girls
Make dresses for girls in Africa for Little Dresses for Africa
Make capes for kids with Capes for Kids
Make cage comforters for Animal Alliance NYC
Make gowns for angel babies for Angel Gowns
Make quilts for Quilts of Valor
Make quilt and blankets for Project Linus
All of these are linked to organizations accepting donations, but be sure to check with your local agencies as well!