I am happy to say we had a total of 1,520 pillowcases dropped off in my area.
The Eastern Iowa coordinator had a total of 1,121
off at her sites. That
makes a total of 2,641 pillowcases
made in Iowa.
Our goal nationally was 44,000
pillowcases for the month of September
September is Children Cancer Awareness month. That is roughly
how many children are being treated for life threatening or life
Conkerr has some guide lines that they would like us to
1. All pillowcases have to be made of 100%
cotton. No flannel.
2. No glitter fabric.
3. All pillowcases have to be made using the hot dog
method and French
seams. If anyone needs help learning how to do this
method I am
more than happy to teach them. I also have written instructions if
have a snail
I'd also like to thank Adel Quilting
and Dry Goods in Adel and Woodside
Quilting in Des
Moines for hosting events for Conkerr Cancer in
Adel Quilting continues to be a drop off site for Conkerr Cancer pillow cases.