Monday, July 23, 2012

July 2012 Meeting, Show & Tell


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Sisters Nancy & Linda are present at the announcement that over $900 in donations 
were made to The Linus Connection in memory of their mother.

Challenge
The Challenge has commenced! We have a limited supply of Challenge kits this year. If you would like a kit, please contact Jennifer. Kits are first come, first served, one per person...when they're gone, they're gone! The rules are a little different this year, so please be sure to read the Challenge guidelines thoroughly!

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Upcoming Work Days


The Stitching Studio
12411 Hymeadow Dr.
Bldg 3, Suit C
Austin, TX 78750
September 22, 2012
9 am - 4pm

Join us at The Stitching Studio for a Linus Work/Sewing Day! We'll be sewing tops and binding, cutting kits, ironing, having a finish-your-quilt demos and having a great time with our fellow Linus volunteers! 

Quilters, bring your sewing machine and notions. Ironing stations and design walls are provided.

Knitters and Crocheters, bring your current Linus blanket.

Drop in or bring your lunch and stay all day!

Challenge Kits will be available.


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Blanket Specifications
The Linus Connection has worked closely with our Recipient Facilities over the years to come up with guidelines for making the best blankets possible for the children that receive them. Please take a few minutes to read through theBlanket Specifications and print a copy for yourselfBlanket Specifications includes General Blanket Guidelines (sizes, etc.), Quilts, Quilt Tops, Yarn Blanket, and Fleece Blankets.

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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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Address Labels
Just a reminder that The Linus Connection has a new address. Please check any paper tie-on labels you might have for the correct address. If they do not show our P.O. Box, you can print out address labels right here to update them. We appreciate your help with this ongoing project!

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The July demo was Crochet Help with crochet expert, Keith!

Upcoming Demos:

  • August - Tie/Tack/Pillowcase Finish for Quilts
  • September - I Spy Quilt with Osie
  • October (no demo - Challenge/Birthday month)
  • November - Skateboard Quilt with Osie

Email us to schedule your demo.




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See recent Timeless Treasure quilts made by volunteers!

Free Timeless Treasures projects

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Show And Tell

Blankets were shown and donated on July 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.





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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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