Start a Prison Quilting Program

The The Coffee Creek Quilters Program is a detailed guide for groups that might want to offer a similar quilting program at other correctional facilities.

Our guide covers the following topics:

  • CCQ’s history
  • Working in a correctional facility
  • Volunteer qualifications
  • Class structure
  • Classroom equipment
  • Quilt kits and patterns
  • Fabrics: donations, purchase, storage
  • Release kits
  • Donating quilts
  • Display and photography of student quilts
  • Organizational details
    • Non-profit status
    • Volunteer meetings
    • Organizational structure
    • Program administrator
  • Public relations
  • Finances and fundraising
  • Documentation
  • Final thoughts
  • Photographs

If you have any questions about our program, we encourage you to contact us. We’d be happy to set up a Skype conference for you with several of our members.

Download the entire pdf: The Coffee Creek Quilters Program: A Guide for Starting Quilting Classes in Correctional Facilities