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April 2022: Fiddle Pillows & Fidget Mats

Date Posted:1 April 2022 

Get involved in our April sewalong and create a fiddle pillow or fidget mat to be donated to charity. These projects provide gentle sensory stimulation with different fabrics, textures, colours and objects for dementia patients and the elderley.

These projects are great for any sewing level, from beginner to advanced, and are a wonderful way to practice your sewing whilst contributing to an important cause.


Fiddle Pillow

Sewing project

Fiddle Pillow Project

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Fidget Mat

Sewing project

Strip Quilt Project

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The charities listed below accept handmade fiddle pillows and fidget mats for their patients. Just send your creations in to the mailing address provided.

Are you a charity that would accept this item? Contact us to have your details added here.

Locations all around Australia

Dementia Australia
Dementia Australia

This charity has locations throughout Australia.

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Ozcare Australia
OzCare Australia

66 River Terrace
Kangaroo Point QLD 4169

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Free Echidna Designs

We're excited to offer our free Echidna designs available for download. These free designs are perfect for those at a beginner or an advanced level. Add these designs to your stash and create incredible embroidery!

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Sewing, Quilting and Embroidery Machines

Interested in learning how to sew, quilt or embroider? Take a look at the innovative Brother machines available for purchase at Echidna Sewing. Wherever possible we will beat any deal and you will always receive ongoing service and support!

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Learn to Sew or Embroider with Echidna Sewing

Come along to our fun-filled classes to learn more about sewing, embroidery and crafting. Classes cater for all skill levels, whether you're just starting out or already have advanced knowledge.

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Echidna project material/ fabric requirements are an indication only and can seem to be generous. This has been intentional. Should you make a cutting or embroidery mistake you will have sufficient fabric to rectify your error.