Give hope and comfort. A handmade comforter provides not only warmth but also a tangible message to people that their needs are not forgotten.

36,131 blankets shipped last year to Jordan,  Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (North Korea), Ukraine, Iraq, Zambia, Syria, Lebanon, Haiti, Canada, the U.S.

Comforter specifications

  • Use new or nearly new material
  • Single/twin size preferred (approx 60 x 80 in); double/full size accepted (approx 82 x 90 in)
  • Winter weight preferred (please use new quilt batting)
  • Knotted with crochet cotton (not more than 4–8 in apart) 

For detailed instructions, download MCC's comforter guidelines or watch the three-part video series to learn how to make an MCC comforter. 

Part I: How to sew a comforter top

A step by step guide on how to tie an MCC comforter. To learn more about MCC's comforter making guidelines visit: mcccanada.ca/comforters

 

Part II: How to tie a comforter

How to tie together the layers of an MCC comforter. Part 2 of 3 of the step-by-step guide.

 

Part III: How to finish a comforter

How to finish an MCC comforter. Part 3 of 3 of the step-by-step guide.

Also needed

  • Purchased comforters (twin or full size)
  • New, flat twin sheets (for hospitals, schools and orphanages)

Bring completed comforters to an MCC drop-off location.