This event will be a creative effort to help the homeless in DFW. In
concert with Fellowship of Freethought and Atheists Helping the Homeless,
we will be making blankets, fleece jackets, mittens, and hats to donate to
Lisa will be providing the Polartec fleece fabric, two sewing machines, a
serging sewing machine, scissors, patterns, etc. If you don't know how to
sew don't worry! There will be opportunities to learn, or if you wish not
to sew, we need people to cut out patterns, make measurements, pin garments
Knitters are welcome to participate in the making of hats, gloves, and
mittens, or crocheted blankets. Anyone interested in learning to knit
will be accommodated. Again, materials will be provided (knitting
This is a family friendly event open to everyone who would like to
participate. Great service opportunity for kids and adults!
What should I bring?
For those who are just there to help and learn, simply bring yourself. If
you are a crafter who has supplies, please bring them. We will need:
- fabric scissors
- cutting mats
- rotary cutters
- pins/clover clips
- knitting needles
- sewing machines, if you have them
- plastic grocery bags (to contain the finished items)
I will be marking everything I bring with my name, I encourage anyone who
is bringing items to be used to do the same.
Please come out and help those in need during this cold season! Email
with any questions/comments.
**Please be advised that this is a working event. It will go smoother for everyone if you can be on time to receive instructions and meet your colleagues in service. Please let us know if you plan to be late so we can look for you!**