October 7, 2016
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October is Breast Cancer Awareness month so grab your stash,
some pink thread, and stitch up something that makes a difference!
We all know someone affected by this awful disease. Consider
making something to auction for charity or donate to your local cancer center.
Whether you want to support the warriors, survivors, or angels, these designs
can help you get out a message of hope and love to someone who needs it.
Ribbons Quilt Design
Make a Blanket
blankets are lightweight and very warm, perfect for cozying up after chemo
or surgery. Fleece does need some special consideration when embroidering, so
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Faith Hope Courage
Give a Gift Card
Make this gift
card holder and add some encouraging embroidery. The card can be for
gasoline, a house cleaning service, or favorite local food venue.
Embroider a Shirt
T-shirt or sweatshirt, it is up to you. Be sure to stabilize
with a cut-away
and use a water-soluble film topper to keep the stitches sitting on top of
Fight Like a Girl
Make a Meal
tags can be related to the cuisine or embroidered with inspiring
sentiments. You can also make a mini
banner that can be hung up for daily encouragement.
Embellish a Tote Bag
Tote bags come in handy with frequent medical procedures and
life in general. Add an awareness design to fit the recipient.