Holiday Hours for 2020
Sew days for Share the Weight will begin again in March 2020. If you would like to join the fun please contact Jennifer Buttolph to sign up. 515-460-2787. Check out Mended Hearts Quilting calendar for sewing dates. /calendar.htm
Mended Hearts is closed on the following holidays:
Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day and December 23rd through January 1st.
Normal business hours resume January 2, 2021.
Sharing the Weight
MHQ will be hosting one volunteer sew day each month to sew weighted blankets for children and adults on the autism spectrum. Please see the website Sharing the Weight
for more information on this organization. You can visit the calendar page of MHQ to see details of the next sew day.
Instructions for making weighted blankets. Please click on HOW TO MAKE A WEIGHTED BLANKET to open a page of detailed instructions. Use the following chart to plan your blankets.
3 pound blankets take 30″ X 40″ fabric with 5 columns and 7 rows.
5 pound blankets take 40″ X 50″ fabric with 7 columns and 9 rows.
7 pound blankets take 40″ X 60″ fabric with 7 columns and 11 rows.
10 pound blankets take 40″ X 72″ fabric with 8 columns and 13 rows.