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Make-A-Blanket Day

March 17 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

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> The local chapter of Project Linus, a national organization that
> provides handmade blankets to children in crisis, is sponsoring
> Make-A-Blanket Day on Saturday, March 17 from 10:00 AM to
> 2:00 PM. This is an opportunity to participate in creating blankets
> for seriously ill or traumatized children.
> The event will be held at Eliada Home, 2 Compton Drive, Asheville.
> The Eliada Home campus is located 1.4 miles north of Patton Avenue,
> off New Leicester Highway.
> Sewing skills are not necessary as there will be instruction on
> “no-sew” fleece blankets. In addition, there will be an assembly line of
> volunteers using sewing machines to create quilts. All supplies will be
> provided. Volunteers who prefer to knit and crochet are asked to bring
> their own projects.
> Chapter members will gladly accept finished blankets or donations of
> yarn, fabric, or gift cards. and refreshments will be provided.
> Additional information: Ellen Knoefel (828) 645-8800 , Ennis Julian
> (702) 499-3567, Janet Stewart (828) 575-9195


March 17
10:00 am - 2:00 pm