A "Sewing Day" tradition at Sacred Heart parish

A "Sewing Day" tradition in Lawrence

The Sacred Heart Sewing Circle for the Sacred Heart Catholic parish in Lawrence was organized in 1916 (Yes, 106 years ago). Since that time, thousands of quilts have been put together and quilted by the women of Sacred Heart parish with some help from women outside of the parish on occasion.

Usually on one day of the year, the group invites all women of the parish to help in a "Sewing Day." On this occasion they not only complete quilts of all kinds, but also assist in many other endeavors to assist in the Corporal Works of Mercy for citizens of Nebraska and other places. At one time, the grou...

 

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