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TLC DAY at Gloria Dei Church

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Wednesday January 8, 2020 9:00 AM - 1:30 PM
1133 Pfingsten, Northbrook, Ill 60062  (map)
  • Where do we meet?
    • In Northbrrok at the Gloria Dei Church
    • park in either front or back lot
  • What happens at TLC Day?
    Blankets go through several steps to prepare them for delivery to Chicagoland hospitals and service agencies:
    • triage process making sure our blanket guidelines are met
    • labeling, checking for pins & needles and bagging
    • giving blankets some TLC to correct mistakes-removing selvage, burying yarn “tails”
    • If possible, fix blankets needing some TLC so they can be processed
  • What is provided?
    • Sewing needles, thread and scissors. Please leave yours at home!
    • Coffee, tea and water
  • What should you bring?
    • Finished blankets to donate
    • Your blanket project to work on
    • A sack lunch
    • If you have a sewing machine, consider briging it to sew on labels
  • How often do we meet?
    • The 2nd Wednesday of each month
    •  Exceptions to this schedule will be posted on the website
  • Who should you contact?
    • Karen Grage
  • Additional things to know
    • Let us know if you’d like to use one of our sewing machines during the day
    • Treats are ‘pot luck’ so bring a treat if you want to share
    • Please bring a non-perishable food item to fill up Gloria Dei’s Giving Table
    • Blankets needing more TLC than can be acomplished here are taken home