Does anyone know where I can donate fabric in Los Angeles?
By violin3 from Los Angeles, CA
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I have several blouse and shirts I want to find a second life for. I think these merit better than being hacked apart into cleaning rags so I wonder where or what I can do with them. All are cotton and clean. Some of course have the usual wear and tear.
Please know I am open to all ideas. :) Attached is but a small sample of my old friends.
By Debbie 02/20/2011
I recently donated all kinds of fabric including curtains to the local senior center in Westminster (Orange County, CA).
By Patty 02/16/2011
The Relief Society organization of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is always looking for fabric to make quilts for charities. Here is a link where you can type in your zip code and find someone you can contact. Good luck!!
http://lds.org/maps/index.jsf?lang= ... z=2&t=3&places=meetinghouses
By gem 02/16/2011
Advertise on Craigslist. Donate them to a nursing home. Many times fabric can be used in many crafts. We also love figuring out ways to use it too.
Wish you were closer I'd take it off your hands.
By Barbara 02/13/2011
How about donating it to the Art's & Craft's dept. in the nursing home. They have alot of women & men that like to do crafts with it.
By Joan 02/12/2011
Depends on if they are small scrap type pieces of fabric or if they are by the yard. If they are 1 yard or more, most thrift stores will take it. If it is smaller pieces ask around and see if there is a group that makes quilts for the homeless, or for kids in hospitals or there is a group nationwided, I just don't know what the name of it is that makes baby quilts for a certain organization. I think the group might be called Baby Linus, but I'm not sure.
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I am looking for places or people who sew for charity to donate fabric to. I have a lot of cotton, cotton/poly blends, corduroy, flannel, washable rayon, fleece, and more that I want out of my house. My collection of fabric began in the 70s and went through last year. I would love to find a new home for it, not clutter a landfill. Thank you.
By Anniepandannie from CT
You could call and see if your hospital has a hospital guild that has members that sew for charity. Or donate it to the high school or middle school for kids that can't afford fabric for their sewing projects for class.
You could donate it to Project Linus to make blankets for charity. Check for local chapters here:
OR check the listings here for other CT charities:
I am sure any church group would probably love to have fabric donations as well. You could put it up on Freecycle as well or put an ad in your newspaper. Many papers let you list ads for free items at no ad cost. (12/21/2009)
I have two large (heavy) bins of sets of fabric for childrens' quilts. Some have a printed fabric and matching backing, some are just lovely prints. Some are flannel, some cotton, and a few cotton/poly blend.
I very much would like these to go to people making quilts for kids in need. I live in CT so I would welcome any suggestions.
By Molly's Mom from North Branford, CT
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