Sunday, February 18, 2018

February 2108 Meeting, Show & Tell


Saturday, March 17, 2017

Join us 
@ The Stitching Studio
Saturday April 28, 2018
9:30 - 4pm
bring your sewing machine
your lunch

Knitters & crocheters welcome!

To qualify to order “Charitable Batting” from Hobbs Bonded Fibers, we are required to provide UPC labels
from Hobbs packaged batting.

If you are a quilter or know any quilters, please save your Hobbs batting bags or UPC labels and either bring them to the monthly meeting or mail them to us at The Linus Connection, P.O. Box 29491, Austin, Texas 78755. 

Please also ask any quilting friends you know to do this as well. We really depend on this batting to fulfill our deliveries each month.

Charity Sew Days @ The Stitching Studio
12325 Hymeadow Dr,  #4-102,  Austin, TX 78750

The Stitching Studio invites Linus volunteers on the second
and fourth Wednesday of each month, 1 - 4:30, for Charity Sewing.
Work on your charity project with no studio cost. Linus Kits will be available

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Our volunteers make hundreds of blankets each month to meet the need of children in crisis in Central Texas. To do this, many supplies are needed. We are constantly in need of washable 100% acrylic yarn. Leftover balls of yarn to full skeins are gratefully accepted.

Have yarn? Bring it to the next Linus meeting or leave it at one of our Drop-Off locations clearly marked for The Linus Connection.

Not from the Austin area? Email Jennifer for the best address to mail yarn donations!

Please turn your Pellet Pockets and finished tops for Weighted Blankets at the monthly meeting, Please note: If you are helping with Weighted Blankets, pockets, tops, etc. go in the blue bin on the desk in the kitchen. Be sure to sign tops in on the Sign In Sheet as Quilt Tops. 

Have questions? Contact Stephanie or Anne.

The February Demo was a presentation on the sizes, types of materials, and other information about making blankets for The Linus Connection.

Get everything you need to know here!


Please remember: Paper Poems should include your first name at the top. 
ALL blankets should include a paper tag with a poem and a sew on label (see diagram).

Each month, we present a free demonstration of a fun and easy technique, pattern, etc. to inspire our volunteers. Want to share a Demo with our group? Email Jennifer!

Upcoming Demos & Presentations:

  • March - TBA
  • April - TBA
  • May - TBA

Blankets were shown on Saturday, February 17, 2108. They are not necessarily being shown by the person that made them. Only a sampling of donated blankets is shown each month.

All blankets shown were donated to children in crisis in Central Texas.

We encourage you to join us at our monthly meeting and participate in Show and Tell.

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The Linus Connection    P.O. Box 29491    Austin, Texas 78755
The Linus Connection is a Federal 501(c)(3) organization. All donations are tax deductible.