Monday, September 22, 2014

September 2014 Meeting, Show & Tell

YOU'RE INVITED!
Join us next month on October 18, 2014 for our 10th Annual Challenge & 15th Birthday Celebration!

We will meet at our St. Philip's in Round Rock (our usual location) from 9 - 11. Come for a beautiful outdoor show of blankets made by our volunteers, door prizes, a silent auction, Viewer's Choice winner announcement from our Blanket Challenge and more!

Volunteers, please consider bringing a snack & treats to share with our guests.


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Larger Quilts Needed
We have recently experienced a large shortage of larger blankets. Our facilities have a great need for boy and gender neutral quilts and blankets for elementary - high school kids. Blankets and quilt tops in these sizes and colors would be greatly appreciated.

REMINDER: When making quilts for The Linus Connection, please AVOID the following fabrics:

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Pieced Quilt Backs
For those of you turning in quilt tops wider than 40" for quilting, please include a pieced back that is at least 4" wider and 4" longer than the top. It helps save our volunteer quilters a lot of time if they do not have to find or piece backs wide enough for the larger tops. Complete blanket specifications are here.




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Monthly Demo


 


Each month after Show & Tell, we present free, short demonstrations of blanket making techniques to our volunteers. 


Upcoming Demos & Presentations
  • October - Birthday & Challenge (no demo)
  • November - Postcard quilt with Suzanne
  • December - Holiday Party (no demo)

Email us to schedule your demo!



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Show And Tell
Blankets were shown and donated on Saturday, September 20, 2014. They are not necessarily being shown by the person that made them. Only a sampling of donated blankets is shown each month.

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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