Sunday, April 22, 2012

April 2012 Meeting, Show & Tell

As a reminder to anyone who may have missed it last month, The Linus Connection now has a new web address:

Please save this information. ALL Linus web information will now be at the above address, including our blog posts, tutorials, Show & Tell and meeting information. To contact Board Members, please visit our About page.

You may find some broken links or photos that do not load while we transition. If there is something you need that was previously on the website, but you are unable to find, please contact JenniferWe apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

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Yahoo Group
There have been a number of people requesting to be added to our Yahoo Group. Joining is simple and easy! Just click this link and follow the instructions. Yahoo Group members receive reminders for upcoming events, as well as being able to easily communicate with other Linus volunteers.

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Camp Quilts
We continue to collect camp quilts in addition to our normal monthly blanket collection. Please remember that the camp facilities can only accept quilts. Yarn and fleece blankets like leaves and twigs a bit too much for distribution at camp. We will continue to collect quilts, yarn and fleece blankets for regular distribution. Camp quilts need to be made in larger sizes for school-aged children, ages 7 - 17. Thank you to everyone that donates every month and for helping to make camp quilt donations possible!

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Pflugerville Area Quilt Show

The Linus Connection will be represented at the April 28 open air Quilt Show hosted by Hennig House Quilt Shop in the Pflugerville Area. Please stop by and see all the beautiful quilts, and support local store owner and Linus donor, Kim Gaddy, whose shop is now a Linus Drop-Off location.

13135 Old Gregg Ln.

Manor, TX  78653

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Upcoming Linus Sew Days

The Stitching Studio
12411 Hymeadow Dr.
Bldg 3, Suit C
Austin, TX 78750
June 23, 2012
September 22, 2012
9 am - 4pm
**bring a sack lunch**
The Challenge is coming! Be sure to attend our June meeting to pick up your Challenge kit and details!

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Hobbs UPC Codes
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.

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 April Demo: Wonky Star with Jennifer

We are looking for volunteers to present Demonstrations at the July, August and September meetings. If you have a tip or technique you'd like to share at one of these meetings, please email Jennifer.

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Show And Tell
Blankets were shown and donated on April 21, 2012. They are not necessarily being shown by the person that made them.

We encourage you to join us at our monthly meeting and participate in Show and Tell at 10 a.m.

Fleece Blankets donated by Girl Scout Troop 2023 

Network For Good

Make donations to The Linus Connection through Network For GoodDonations are tax deductible. Simply click the banner above, donating is simple and secure...and donations make a great gift!

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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. 

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