Sister Pillows

Since Marcia Backus retired in September 2016, she has sewn over 170 soft, colorful, cushy pillows stuffed with Poly-Fil that are given people recovering from illnesses and a family homeless shelter. Marcia said “I call them “Sister Pillows” as everyone is my sister!” Each pillow is tagged with an inspirational message of hope and encouragement. Sometimes just a simple connection with others gives them the support they need. Here is an example of her inspirational tag: “Sister Pillows” Each fabric piece is different, some bright and cheerful, others calm and peaceful. As the pieces are sewn together they make a unique design, form and purpose

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