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Tuesday, February 8, 2011

Request for Donations

Davison Missionary Church

(Gale Rd and Davison Rd across from VG’s)

810-653-2484 Carol Vargo 810-743-2239 Organizer

Davison Missionary Church is collecting supplies to make pillowcase dresses, short and pin-less diapers for Children’s Missionary in Haiti for a missionary trip. Jon and Ann Obermeyer will be taking a shipment of goods in April to Haiti. DMC is hosting craft nights where the clothing is made. Donations of supplies are being requested. If you would like to make a dress or pin-less diaper,  patterns are available through the church (contact Carol Vargo) or go to the links below to find out how to make the dresses. Shorts can be made from any simple pattern, elastic waist is most desirable.

Dress patterns

http://noelpiper.com/2010/03/13/instructions-for-pillowcase-dress/

http://ths.gardenweb.com/forums/load/sewing/gal081800584347.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DjFzaN969YY

http://www.littledressesforafrica.org/blog/?page_id=477

http://freshlypicked.blogspot.com/2008/03/pillow-case-dress-tutorial.html

https://www.fabshophop.com/downloads/pillowcaseDress_chop1.pdf

http://www.nancysnotions.com/text/pdf/LittleDressesforAfrica_pattern.pdf

Pinless Diaper patterns

http://www.crafting4jesus.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/08/Pinless-Diaper.pdf

http://sewingmamas.com/b/downloads.php?do=file&id=471

Pin-less diapers are used to avoid exposing care workers to H.I.V / AIDES which is prevalent among the Haitian population.

Supplies requested:

Clean gently used pillow cases to make dresses.

Sheets—this material holds up well.

Wash cloths and towels--- 10 inch squares are used for diaper pads

Flannel Yardage. These will be cut up into 22 inch squares

Bias Binding for dresses

3/8 inch elastic for dresses for girls

3/ 4 elastic for shorts for boys

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