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Happily married for lots of years to great guy, mother of one wonderful daughter. I have lots of interests and wished I had more time to explore them all.

Friday, October 26, 2012

Another Afghan for Project Welcome Home


 Real happy with the end result of this afghan, Sandbox for our project Welcome Home.  Squares from lots of folks, can you find yours in the picture?  Off the top of my head, I know quite a few are from my high school friend, Joy...but there's others as well.  Here it is, laid out drying and being blocked a bit.  (The next time squares will be collected is during the up coming month of November.  Please only send squares that measure 8 x 8 during the specific months I highlight them.  It gives me the ability to catch up a bit and not be over whelmed with squares that need to be stored.  Also, please remember squares must be made from acrylic or washable wool only.  No novelty yarn, or wool, or cotton, or other fibers.  Please avoid white, off-white, beige etc.)

** Reminding everyone to check the tabs across the top of the blog for the items you're making.  Lots of details can be found, as well as patterns you might like to use**

Donations: 2012
Hats 713
Scarves: 486
Slippers: 138
Shawls: 2
Sweaters& Ponchos: 4
Vest 1
Afghans: 34+1=35
Mittens: 278
Squares: 461
Socks: 193
Rain Poncho's 209
Cotton Washcloths 444

Misc Items are not counted individually (such as personal care items, headbands, gators, yarn, wrist warmers/fingerless gloves, face-masks, neck warmers, t-shirts, soap, deodorant, shampoo, toothbrushes, hand and foot warmers Teddy Bears and footies etc).


All donations regardless of size and number are valued. All donations are appreciated, and all donations keep someone warm. We help, one stitch at a time. YOU truly DO make a difference. THANK YOU!

9 comments:

  1. Sandy, the afghan is beautiful. Something that a person will treasure.

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  2. Another beautiful afghan. Good job everyone and Sandy you do a great job of putting all of the squares together.

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  3. Thank you ladies for the visits, and nice comments. Isn't it amazing what we can do when we pool our talents.

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  4. This afghan turned out nicely. Great job!

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  5. Another job well Done Sandy! I don't know where you find the time to do all you do!?!?! Do you sleep??

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  6. This afghan is gorgous. The colors are so soothing. Great job!!

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  7. Thannks Sherry, SSeger, Sally and Joy D for the visits and supportive comments. Joy, most of those squares were yours....we make a good team.

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