pillowcases? …

One Million Pillowcase Challenge?
American Patchwork & Quilting is challenging us to help reach a goal of donating one million pillowcases to local charities. Many charities would benefit from the donation of pillowcases and the challenge gives us the opportunity to donate and make a difference in our community.  do you know someone with breast cancer that would be inspirited by your pink pillowcase creation?  join the challenge and add yours to the count !
How do I participate?
 make a difference by creating pillowcases and donating them locally.
Don’t forget to update the pillowcase counter on the homepage.
Where do I find the pillowcase patterns?
Three new patterns will be added each quarter.

Can I design my own pillowcase?
Yes, creativity is encouraged.
just keep in mind the intended recipient’s age and comfort.

What do I do with my pillowcase when it’s finished?
investigate local charities that inspire you
and consider breast cancer recipients  …

How do I report how many pillowcases I made?
The official pillowcase counter on the homepage keeps a running total of all the pillowcases donated to date.
Sign up and enter the number of pillowcases you’ve created and donated.

How long does the One Million Pillowcase promotion run?
For the 2010 year
leaving us 2 1/2 months to participate in the challenge! 
Can we do it? 
Are you in?

Please email your questions and contact information to millionpillowcases@meredith.com

I own a shop, may I sign up?
You can sign up on retailer section of the site.

When will I receive marketing and promotional materials from American Patchwork & Quilting?
A marketing kit with a press release, media pitch letter, and event ideas is available in the retailer section of their site. you will receive a poster, buttons, counter cards, and window cling in the mail.
i’m including some photos from the APQ site for inspiriting and recognition of work well done!

care to join them ?

I donated to the One Million Pillowcase Challenge. Make a pillowcase, made a difference. Join quilters from around the nation today by making a pillowcase and odonating it to charity. Click here to learn more.

care to join me?

God Bless!