Canada Comforts Society has patterns for the following items
If you would like a copy of patterns please contact Marguerite Swallow, Canada Comforts Society’s Secretary/Treasurer at 250-642-4354 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Dish Cloth, knitted or crocheted – used as wash cloths in hospitals, orphanages, refugee camps & villages.
Teddy Bear, knitted – always with a happy face.
Bag – a home for teddy, school supplies & hospital supplies. We use a special double drawstring pattern. The measurements need to be exact for packing medical and school supplies.
Baby Top – sewn, crocheted or knitted go in the maternity and baby packs.
Pillow Case – used in maternity packs & hospital linen.
Baby Bib – sewn or knitted/crocheted with cotton yarn – your pattern or ours.
Dress – we like to use this simple pattern. A pair of panties goes in the pocket.
Shorts – simple pattern for boys.
Blankets- sewn, quilted, knitted & crocheted, your pattern or ours. Baby 40” X 40”, crib 45” X 60”. Hospitals and orphanages are desperately in need of bed size blankets 60” X 72”.
Toques & Sweaters – sewn, knitted or crocheted, all sizes, from new born to teens, Canada Comforts pattern or yours.
Fish & Chip Sweater, knitted
Flannelette Receiving Blankets – these go in the maternity packs. We square the fabric 34” X 34” up to 44” X 44”. Raw edges must be finished securely.
Diapers – Cloth diapers are always needed, bought diaper fabric is 27 inches wide. We make them 27”X 22” We serge the raw edges – turn the serged edge under – and sew closely to the edge of the small hem.
Scarves – sewn, knitted or crocheted – Canada Comforts pattern or yours, these are kept for the colder countries.