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Sewing Pillowcases with Visitors

Last week, staff members from American Patchwork & Quilting, Quilts and More, and our sister publication Scrapbooks etc., hosted a visit from Christina and Nizzi of On Thursday, the staff members hosted an early morning sewing session for so we could show our visitors how to sew pillowcases using the tube method. Everyone had so much fun! Check out the video and photos below.

Video: Jennifer and Christina unveiling their pillowcases.

Jill Mead, editor of Quilts and More, shows Nizzi from how to pull the pillowcase body from the tube band.

Nizzi Renaud (left) and Christina Batch-Lee (right) from, show off their pillowcases.

Have you participated in the 1 Million Pillowcase Challenge yet? Get free pillowcase patterns and details about the challenge at Our online counter shows that readers have made and donated more than 97,000 pillowcases. Keep up the good work!

PS: If you haven’t seen the tube method, (also know as the burrito, hot dog, or sausage method) check out this step-by-step video for making pillowcases.

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