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March 17, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pmFree
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 10am to 2pm. 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 along with snacks. 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 provide. For additional information call Ellen Knoefel at 828-645-8800, Ennis Julian at 702-499-3567, or Janet Stewart at 828-575-9195.