Please bring a blanket project that you are working on and any tools that you will need. At many blanket events, you can participate in our fabric exchange. Bring a 1½ yard piece of child-friendly fleece and exchange it for a prepared piece of fleece. You will be ready to create a Penny blanket.
Join Karen at the Gloria Dei Church for a morning of processing incoming blankets as well as giving a little tlc to those that might need it. Pack your bags with any or all of the following... scissors, a rotary cutter with a regular blade,
a skip stitch blade, crochet hook for untying knots, and a sewing machine to label blankets. Our treat table is ‘pot luck’ so feel free to test out a favorite recipe on a willing group!Please RSVP to Karen at firstname.lastname@example.org
Sit n' Stitch at Culver's Fundraiser
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
4105 Dundee Rd, Northbrook
Join Penny and the gang at Culver's for a fun night of blanket making. Bring a project to work on and fleece and yarn to exchange.
You must say that you are supporting Project Linus when you place your order. Don't have time to stay? That's OK, we benefit from drive-through sales as well. Bring your friends, family, neighbors and well everyone you can, the more the merrier and the more money Project Linus will earn. The fundraiser runs all day. Contact Penny with any questions at LinusChicagoland@gmail.com or 847-521-0672.
Sit n' Sew
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
1133 Pfingsten, Northbrook, IL
Join Karen at the Gloria Dei Church for a morning of sewing quilt tops for Linus! If you’re an accomplished quilter, or even if you haven’t touched a sewing machine since middle school home ec., we’d love to have you join us. We provide the projects and even the sewing machine if you need one! If tradition dictates, we will most likely even enjoy lunch together afterwards!Please RSVP to Karen at email@example.com
Gurnee Sit n' Stitch
10:00 AM - Noon
Field & Fences Equestrian Center
36550 N. Hunt Club Rd, Gurnee, ILL 60031
Enjoy a fun morning of blanket making and conversation. They will have a yarn and fleece exchange . If Northbrook is too far south, this is the place for you. Grab a chair and your current project and meet at the Field and Fences Equestrian Center on the corner of Hunt Club and Stearns School roads.
Enter from Hunt Club & drive around to back (north end) of large white barn. Use the middle door of north side.
California Pizza Kitchen Fundraiser & Sit n' Stitch
4th Monday of every month
12:00 pm - 2:00 PM
20502 N. Rand Road, Deer Park, IL
Join hostess Penny G. for this tasty day of great food and fun times with fellow Blanketeers. Bring a blanket project to work on and blankets you have finished. This group loves show and tell and sharing patterns and ideas. This is also a fundraiser event that runs all day. Stay for lunch or come for dinner. Bring your family and friends to help support Project Linus.
Questions? Contact Penny at 847-521-0672 firstname.lastname@example.org