Sunday, January 22, 2017

January 2017 Meeting, Show & Tell

Saturday, February 18, 2017

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Linus Sew Day @ The Stitching Studio

Feb. 25, 2017
9:30 - 4:30

Quilt Kits will be provided.
Knitters & Crocheters Welcome.
Bring your lunch.

Never Miss a Meeting: 

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Support The Linus Connection simply by shopping at Amazon!
Start at each time you shop.
 On your first visit, choose "The Linus Connection" as your charity. 
Your purchases will help support our awesome non-profit!

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Here's an easy way to remember what blanket sizes work best for The Linus Connection!

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

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The Linus Connection needs yarn donations. April 2014 photo yarndonationsneeded_thelinusconnection_zpsb01796a2.jpg

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!

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We continue to have requests for weighted blankets, and are in special need of the larger sized quilt tops.

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. are now dropped off in a blue bin in the kitchen. Be sure to sign tops in on the Sign In Sheet as Quilt Tops. 

Have questions? Contact Stephanie or Anne.

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Monthly Demo

January - Skateboard Demo with Osie

DEMOS NEEDED FOR 2017! If you have a technique, pattern, etc, you'd like to share with our group, please email Jennifer.

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

  • February 2017 - TBA
  • March - Panels with Osie
  • April - TBA
  • May - TBA
  • June - TBA
  • July - TBA
  • August - TBA
  • September - TBA
  • October - No Demo (Birthday/Annual Challenge)
  • November - TBA
  • December - No Demo (Holiday Party)

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Show And Tell

Blankets were shown on Saturday, January 21, 2017. 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.
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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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