Sewing for a Cause

Are you a sewer who enjoys making quilts and other crafts for others?

The following members of Victorian Quilters Inc. offer opportunities to sew for a cause.  Please check their contacts for more information.

Very Snuggly Quilts – Victorian Quilters Inc.

Victorian Quilters Inc concentrate on delivering quilts to children with chronic life-threatening illnesses who are patients at the Royal Children’s Hospital, through the Victorian Quilters Very Snuggly Quilt AuxiliaryClick here for suggested quilt sizes. Members of Victorian Quilters Inc. can volunteer to deliver quilts to RCH, contact, or CLICK HERE for more information.

Royal Childrens Hospital Auxiliaries.  The RCH Auxiliaries raise funds in a myriad of ways for many special causes.  If you would like to be more involved in an auxiliary:

The RCH Auxiliaries – The Royal Children’s Hospital Foundation (

Oz Comfort Quilts(5) Oz Comfort Quilts | Facebook

Oz Comfort Quilts, under the direction of Jan MacFadyen OAM, distributes donations to many different organizations such as Palliative Care Services, children in foster care, disadvantaged families, victims of domestic violence and sexual abuse as well as running big quilt drives following natural disasters.

Oz Comfort Quilts donates approximately 900 to 1,000 quilts a year as well as crocheted/knitted blankets, Santa Sacks (16 x 20 inches, or 20 x 24 inches), drawstring bags (12 x 14 inches), soap pouches, teddy bears with hand knitted jumpers, beanies, knitted socks, knitted jackets, booties, blankets and tiny teddies for premmies and newborns.  They can place any sized quilt and are based at Ferntree Gully.

Contact Jan at or join the Facebook Group to be part of donating to this organization.

Quilts for Orphans Inc

Quilts for Orphans Inc. creates and gives quilts to those in need, across Australia and Worldwide. Sizes and some pattern ideas can be found on our website Quilts for Orphans: The next best thing to a hug!

Quilts of Valour Australia. Quilts of Valour – Quilts of Valour Australia

Quilts of Valour Australia aims to award quilts to Veterans, Service Personnel of the Australian Defence Force and our Allies as well as immediate family of Veterans and Defence Personnel who have passed. These awards are in recognition of their Service, Sacrifice and Valour for their country.


The following organisations also give quilters, sewers, and textile crafters opportunities to use their skills to help others. 

Aussie Heroes                        Aussie Hero Quilts (and laundry bags)

Backpacks4vickids                 Backpacks 4 VIC Kids

Boomerang Bags                    Boomerang Bags – Sew Sustainable

Days for Girls. Australia          DfG Australia – Days for Girls International

KOGO (Knit One Give One)

Life’s Little Treasures              Home – Life’s Little Treasures (

Preference given to organisations based in Victoria.

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