Last week was a busy week with items going to both Warm the Homeless in Canada and these items going to Bridge and Beyond, an organization that provides warm blankets, socks, hats, gloves, mittens and other items to the homeless in Ohio. There were two hats, four cotton washcloths, and a winter scarf in this shipment.
It’s always fun when the time comes to send off the things I’ve made for organizations that distribute items to those less fortunate. These squares (52 of them) are currently making their way to the Canadian based Warm The Homeless, a group that makes and distributes quilts, afghans, blankets and mittens to the homeless.
A short freebies list isn’t always a bad thing. This week there are a lot of great finds in inexpensive embroidery as well as several neat projects in the free sewing patterns section. Enjoy!
I have a very short Sunday Freebies post for you today. This week I spent more time sourcing materials for projects that I’m thinking about making than searching out new patterns. The results of those searches will make their way into upcoming posts on places to buy apparel fabric, places to buy lace and other trim, places to buy fabric by the pound, and places to buy yarn.
This week I’ve finally finished my first group of hats that will go to Pine Ridge. These are items 1-6. I thought it’d be fun to share the images as the year progresses.
These hats don’t really use a pattern…I used a tutorial from YouTube to get the basic idea and have followed my own muse since then.
There are tons of organizations worldwide which welcome quilted, crocheted, and other handmade items. This page includes a growing list of organizations accepting and distributing quilted and crocheted items. If you know of an organization that accepts handmade items which is not on this list please leave a comment and I will add it to the list.