The Linus Connection is a Central Texas 501(c)(3) organization whose mission is to make and deliver handmade security blankets for children in crisis situations in our area. Our blankets go to children in hospital emergency rooms, in crisis centers, in foster care, shelters, and to any child who is in need of a little extra security in their lives.
On your first visit, choose "The Linus Connection" as your charity.
Your purchases will help support our awesome non-profit!
In 2018, we will be trying a new meeting order. Set up begins at 8:20. If you can help unload cars, please consider coming a little early.
General meeting time is still 9 - 11.
The Demo will begin at 9:45 in the general meeting area, followed by Show & Tell, and the discussion portion of our meeting. Our hope is that this will give our volunteers more time to choose fabric after the Demo.
Times and order subject to change as needed.
Hobbs UPC Codes
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 yourHobbs 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 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 above).
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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.
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.