Smiles Quilt Program


Quilt pictureThe Smiles from Nicholas Quilt program is an organization of volunteer sewers and quilters who handcraft cheerful children’s quilts.

Quilts from our program are sent to children’s hospitals across the country.  We ensure that our quilt shipments are received by children who are fighting cancer.

What If I am a Quilter and Want to Help?    Thanks to Black Cat Creations we have an easy to follow pattern which takes an average quilter about 4 hours to complete.  We can send you a copy of the pattern, or we encourage you to use a pattern you enjoy working with.  Once your quilt is complete, you will need to ship your creation to us for distribution.

What If I am a Sewer but Have Never Quilted?   Not a problem, you can help us make the Tops. This requires only straight seams and the ability to follow a pattern. Once your Top is complete you would ship it to us and another volunteer will complete the quilt.

How Can I Donate Fabric?  We use cotton, cotton blend fabrics and flannels in child friendly prints and solids.  Fabric donations are turned into quilt kits.  Donations can be shipped to us.

Our Shipping Address for All Donations is 28 Euclid Avenue, Hamburg, NY 14075

Recipient’s of Our Quilts:

  • Children’s Hospital of Orange County California
  • St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital
  • Morristown Memorial Hospital in New Jersey
  • Fairfax Children’s Hospital in Virginia
  • Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
  • Roswell Park Cancer Institute
  • University of Minnesota
  • St. Christopher’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Fabric and Quilts donated from:

  • California
  • Massachusetts
  • Minnesota
  • New Hampshire
  • New York
  • Pennsylvania
  • Vermont
  • Virginia
  • Texas
  • England
  • Korea

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