A woman in Michigan has an organization called Little Dresses for Africa.
She makes dresses out of pillow cases. Simple to make and such a great gift for a little girl to receive a new dress!
There is a pattern on her site so you can make dresses to contribute!
Check it out
WELCOME to Mackerilla Design’s
fun and functional handbags, totes, “Project” bags and backpack
“Cruzers,” all with that unmistakable Mackerilla style. For work,
play, parenthood or school, women love the distinctive Mackerilla
designs. Their practical features and stylish fabrics are unique to
any bag that is out there! All
handmade in Santa Cruz, CA. Bolt end
materials are used to be environmentally conscious!
PATTERNS FOR ALL YOU “DIY” CRAFTERS!
In 2007, We had started to create patterns of the Mackerilla brand
handbag designs to sell to all the crafty types that want to make
one of the designs. We have successfully created a line of patterns
and continue to add in new designs. They are sold here on this
website and on Janice’s ETSY
page. They are also sold through pattern distributers to fabric,
quilter shops and online retailers. Are you familiar with ETSY? I have 2 ETSY
pages. Etsy is a website where
artists, crafters and vintage resellers can post their one of a
kinds as well as orderable items. I post my “One of a kind bags”, Sale Items,
Patterns and Sewing Kits on my
~ page. And now have my Clothing design
and T-shirt Design ETSY page under the name “My Favorite