Friday, April 8, 2011

Dress A Girl "Hope 4 Kids" International


Today I was in the book store with a friend reading a quilting magazine and there was an article in there just for me. Oh you know one of those times when you realize that you must get involved because what you were reading was meant for you! I have had 5 pillowcase dresses in my Etsy shop for months and NO SALES, for a reason I guess. I took them out of my shop and will be sending them to Phoenix, Arizona to the Dress A Girl "Hope 4 Kids International" organization. They have been doing these wonderful things since 1973 and have taught many of the women to make pillowcase dresses. I am feeling so good about this knowing that my little dresses will be loved by little girls that have NOTHING! Thank you Lord for giving me the opportunity to care and serve!


 Today is Monday April 11 and I sent these little dresses to the Hope 4 Kids International organization. I felt really grateful to be doing that for them! I am planning on making some shorts for Dress A Boy.

4 comments:

Julia said...

Can you post the address? I have heard about this project but didn't know where to send the dresses.

Barb said...

Your dresses are so wonderful....this is an awesome thing you are doing, such a generous heart you have!!

Christine said...

Some little girls are just going to love those beautiful dresses. It is such a wonderful thing you are doing.

sewmeow said...

That's wonderful! You are sew generous and the girls will love them.

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When my sisters and I were very young all three of us loved to make things. I think that was the way kids entertained themselves in those days. Our mother sat us down with old clothes and needles and thread and we made our dolls clothes.
My creativity grew from there and I found myself in high school making all of my own clothes. I did get a lot of attention with my matching outfits including hats. Since I was shy maybe that was my way of creating my own world and at the same time getting attention.
I finally did get tired of making clothes and went into quilting. The first year I quilted I made every family member quilts, quilts and more quilts.
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