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Lutheran Women's Missionary League

Quilts

Orphan Grain Train
In loving response to Christ, the Servant, the Orphan Grain Train movement encourages and enables God's people to share personal and material resources in bringing Christ's name and character to needy people both far and near.

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Type of Fabric Cotton, cotton blends, twill, corduroy, polyester knits, fleece, upholstery, drapery (no fiberglass)
Size of Fabric Whole pieces 60"x80",twelve 21-inch squares,or 48 eleven-inch squares sewn together
Tying Cord Crochet or similar cord, yarn is hard to pull through fabric and not as durable

These quilts will be used all around the world and given to the homeless or people who have very little.

Quilt Directions

  1. Place a piece of fabric measuring 64" X 84" right side down on the table, followed by a filler measuring 60" x 80", and then another piece of fabric, also measuring 60" X 80", right side up on top of the filler.

  2. Tie the layers together using crochet or similar cord, or machine-quilt them together.

  3. Bring the edges of the 64" x 84" piece over the top, pin and machine-stitch the edge, using a zigzag stitch if possible.