Love & Comfort
Goal: NSQG is committed to making quilts to provide love and comfort for infants in the Neonatal Intensive Care Units of area hospitals. Annually, NSQG distributes more than 150 quilts to neonatal intensive care units at local hospitals.
St. Joseph’s Hospital, Milwaukee
Mount Sinai Hospital, Milwaukee
Columbia St. Mary’s Hospital
St.Francis Hospital, Milwaukee
Waukesha Memorial Hospital, Waukesha
Love and Comfort Quilt Guidelines
Size: 36” x 36” up to 40” x 44”
Fabric: Soft 100% cotton – no metallic threads
Batting: Bonded polyester batting (low to medium loft)
Binding: Pillow case method or standard binding (machine or hand)
Quilting: Machine – Straight line and/or decorative stitches (reinforce pillowcase
method 1-2” from the edge)
Hand Tie – square knots every four inches using embroidery floss or perle
cotton – NO YARNS!
Final Check: Check for stray pins, weak seams etc.
Charts for cutting blocks and sashes.
drawing of possible quilts