Where can I donate things for sewing?


Owen Payne   |   Member since 2013  |  10+ Answers Submitted  |  ✔ Verified

Alternatively, buttons can be donated to local or national charity shops often found on the local high street.

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Molly Hill   |   Member since 2007  |  10+ Answers Submitted  |  ✔ Verified

Correspondingly, where can I donate sewing materials?

A few other places that might accept your quilt fabric donations:

Also Know, how do I donate fabric scraps? Ideas for Fabric Donation:

  1. Local animal shelters (or make your own pet beds to donate by filling a pillowcase with scraps and sewing the opening closed)
  2. Art teachers/elementary schools/home school groups.
  3. High school sewing classes.
  4. Local prison inmate sewing programs.
  5. Local Girl Scout or Boy Scout groups.

Sabrina Coll   |   Member since 2007  |  10+ Answers Submitted  |  ✔ Verified

In this manner, what can I do with unused fabric?

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Amy Victor   |   Member since 2018  |  10+ Answers Submitted  |  ✔ Verified

Where can I donate old buttons?

Alternatively, buttons can be donated to local or national charity shops often found on the local high street.


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Abdul Olson   |   Member since 2008  |  ✔ Verified

Where can I donate used art supplies?

Seek our your local children's hospital to find their wish list, then see what you've got that matches. Your local schools, women's shelters, YMCAs, community centers, preschools, or churches. Truth be told, any place that has kids with busy hands would probably love any extra art supplies you're not using.


Jamie Wallace   |   Member since 2019  |  ✔ Verified

Where can I donate used socks?

How and Where to Donate Shoes and Socks to Those in NeedBombas Socks. Bombas' core mission is based on the fact that socks are the top requested clothing item at homeless shelters. DSW. Joy of Sox. Knock Knock Give a Sock. Nike: One Shoe and Reuse-A-Shoe Programs. The Remix Project by Native Shoes. Zappos for Good.


Eduardo Hastings   |   Member since 2012  |  ✔ Verified

Where can you donate yarn?

You might think of donating to the Salvation Army, Goodwill, or a thrift store, but there are other options out there. There are so many knitting charities out there, from international to local, that you're sure to find someone who'd be willing to take the yarn off your hands to craft it for a cause.


Hanna Gilbert   |   Member since 2011  |  ✔ Verified

What does goodwill do with items they Cannot sell?

When an item doesn't sell in the stores, we try to sell it a second time in our Outlet Store at a significant discount. For those items that just don't sell, they are put into our salvage stream where they are either sold to textile and other recyclers.


Michael Dubois   |   Member since 2010  |  ✔ Verified

What can I do with T shirt scraps?

Check out these ideas for upcycling t-shirts, then gather a bunch of friends for eco-crafternoon!Shopping bag. Braided basket. Crocheted basket. Pot holder. Head-band. Plant hanger. Rag-rug. Cloth nappies, burp cloths, and bibs.


John Walter   |   Member since 2020  |  ✔ Verified

Can cloth be recycled?

Yes! Clothing and textiles are 100% recyclable. You may already donate your gently worn clothes to local nonprofits, take them a consignment store for resale, or participate in online garage sales, but some of your items with rips or stains may not be suitable for donation.


Noemi Donovan   |   Member since 2013  |  ✔ Verified

Can you put fabric in the recycle bin?

Most fabrics can't be put in the recycling bin with your other paper, plastic bottles and glass. Most people don't realize there are ways textiles can be reused or recycled. Fortunately, where there's a will, there's a way.


David Mooney   |   Member since 2016  |  ✔ Verified

Does Goodwill accept fabric donations?

Goodwill accepts ALL textile donations, in any condition (except wet or contaminated with hazardous materials) so they can be re-used or recycled into new products.


Josh Hastings   |   Member since 2019  |  ✔ Verified

Do charity shops take fabric?

Charity shops also take bolts of fabric, so if you are having a proper clear out in your fabric stash and you want your fabrics to go to a new home in a charitable way, you could go down this route as well.


Valentina Farrow   |   Member since 2005  |  ✔ Verified

Can bed sheets be recycled?

Sheets, blankets, pillows, and towels: In terms of recycling or donating, sheets and towels are pretty similar to clothing. Pillows are not recyclable, and most secondhand stores won't accept them for hygienic reasons. However, many animal shelters accept old blankets and pillows to provide bedding for the animals.


Denny Abbey   |   Member since 2013  |  ✔ Verified

Where can I recycle old shoes and clothes?

Levi Strauss & Co., H&M, and The North Face stores will take your old clothes and shoes fro you, recycle them, and even give you a reward for it. According to Clark, other stores with similar programs include American Eagle Outfitters and Eileen Fisher.


Sadie Kelly   |   Member since 2006  |  ✔ Verified

What can I do with no sew fabric scraps?

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Chris Zaoui   |   Member since 2006  |  ✔ Verified

Where can I donate used fabric?

Good-condition clothing can be donated to a thrift store like Value Village, Goodwill or Salvation Army. There, the clothing is sorted, priced and placed on the sales floor for secondhand shoppers to find. Oftentimes thrift stores use the proceeds from the sale of these items to support charity initiatives.


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