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Come Create With Us!

Do you sew, quilt, knit, or crochet?   Do you want to learn?   Here is an opportunity to use your talents, learn new skills, share with others and donate to a worthy cause.  We make needed items and donate them to different organizations.   Our goal is to lift people’s spirits with these gifts, and show them Christ’s love, caring, and generosity.   Anyone who has a giving heart and loves to create is welcome!

If this is your first visit, and you want to learn more about us, click here.

See the Current Projects and Patterns pages for information on what Projects we are working on!   Please remember that regardless of the ‘lessons’ at a particular Creative Workshop, you may work on any project you desire!  Please do come and be a part of the social time, we want you there to enjoy the fellowship!

 

Jireh Sports

Update!!  We have made great progress towards our goal for Jireh Sports!  Please check out the details on the Jireh Sports Progress page!  We only need 6 scarves for Jr High girls, and we’re done!   We won’t have a ‘crunch’ time in November and December.  Thank you Everyone for all your beautiful work and diligence!!

 

Creative Workshop October 11th!

The Fall colors are here -reds, oranges, yellows – it’s beautiful!  Are you ready for our next Creative Workshop?  It’s here – coming up on October 11th from 9:30 am to 2:00 pm, and please bring your lunch!

We had a good turnout for our Pillowcase Marathon – thank you to all who helped out!  We’re almost at that 100 count, so if you have some you have finished, please bring them in.

Do you have a better grasp on how to size hats in knitting and crochet?  Great!  Get ready for the next lesson!

 

Sewing Lesson: We’re going to make Heart Pillows for Riverview Cancer Center!  These are both comforting and functional.  You can use a variety of fabrics that are soft to the touch: cotton, fleece, microfiber, flannel, or velvet.

You will need two 16″ x 20″ pieces of washable fabric; please prewash ahead of time.  The two fabrics don’t have to be the same, and you can play with fun and cheerful combinations.  Plus bring coordinating thread to match.  We will also have some fabric ready for you to use.

Because of Copyright, we can’t post the pattern on the website, but it will be available at our Creative Workshop.

 

Knit / Crochet Lesson: Granny Squares – The Basics

Materials:
2 – 4 colors of worsted weight (group 4) yarn
Size G, H, and I crochet hooks

We will go over the basics of the granny square, including how to make it square, good corners, changing colors, and the finishing round. Granny squares can be made in multiple colors or even just one! Great way to use up those odds and ends, leftovers, and scraps of yarn. We will discuss the many uses of granny squares – from scarves to sweaters and everything else in between.

 

Bookmarks: Bookmarks for the women at Wheeler Mission.  We’re starting to get quite a few of them, thank you for your help!  We’ve had fun, and created some unique and pretty bookmarks!  If you would like to try something very easy and creative with no skill required, this is for you!  Supplies and materials will be provided, just bring your willingness and imagination!

 

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