the giving challenge

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    The Giving Challenge II

    This is my yearly challenge. I am making this my THING. In honor of the holiday Thanksgiving, I use the month of November to focus on helping others. Last year I did this, by giving and making things for others. This year I have a couple of plans and I am little more focused. I …

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    Fleece Blankets

      I have been a busy little beaver this month. Today I finished up the last project from my giving challenge. I made 3, two ply blankets from fleece and donated them to the Rescue Mission in El Paso. They were a lot harder then I thought they would be. Trying to line them up …

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    Pillowcases Galore

      I really don’t need an excuse to sew. But a pillowcase challenge? That is the best excuse ever! I have never made a pillowcase for the bed before, just couch pillow covers, so why not make five or 10. The challenge is from All People Quilt. They are hoping to have people from around …

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    PROJECT #2 FOR CIMA HOSPICE

    This year, I finally started volunteering. This is something that I have been meaning to do for years. The organization that I decided to help out at is CIMA Hospice. The first project that I worked on was creating bird mobiles for the rooms of the hospice patients. I also got to help install them …

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    The Giving Challenge

    Seeing how November is the season of thanks and giving, I have decided to challenge myself to do as much giving as I can. I have many project ideas in mind: Sending old clothing and making blankets for Hurricane Sandy victims, making holiday room decorations for hospice patients, donating jewelry for Maybelle, a girl who …