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Sewing party for pillowcases

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Sewing party for pillowcases

Time: January 11, 2011 from 4pm to 7pm
Location: Troy VFW Post 976
Street: 123 W. Market St
City/Town: Troy, IL 62294
Event Type: sewing, party, for, molly's, adopt, a, sailor
Organized By: carols_kitchen
Latest Activity: Jan 11, 2011

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Event Description

Come sew pillowcases for our troops!  We need 1,000 indivdualized pillowcases for Molly's Adopt a Sailor group of Feb. 2011.  Bring your portable sewing machines, fabric, scissors, thread and fun attitude. Snacks will be provided.  Stay one hour, or stay the whole time! Message me with any questions!

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Comment by carols_kitchen on January 11, 2011 at 6:56pm
It is now Jan. 18th, 3- 6 pm
Comment by carols_kitchen on January 11, 2011 at 10:57am
IF YOU WERE ATTENDING TONIGHT'S SEWING PARTY, IT WILL BE RESCHEDULED DUE TO SNOW AND SLICK ROADS.  In the meantime, sew from home.  Sewing Tip of the Day: This is not a NEW tip, but after the time I wasted....change the needle on your machine. Even if it still feels sharp - if it's sticking it's probably time to replace.
Comment by carols_kitchen on January 5, 2011 at 4:27pm
Super, Jtm.  Have you friended up with Pat L yet?  She's got a sewing party going on for Christmas already, but between the 3 of us, we can help you get those pillow cases.  We need to use 1 yard of 44-45" fabric, you just hem it deeper than normal hem (look at a twin pillow case)--and you can actually just then fold it, sew it in an "L" shapre form.  We like fun, funky fabrics that are soft to sleep on. 
Comment by Jtm1987 (ship 2 div 902) on January 5, 2011 at 2:31pm
I live in northern Illinois, but I can sew and I have fabric.  What are you looking for? 
Laura A Comment by Laura A on January 3, 2011 at 7:21pm
I wish it weren't so far...I need someone to teach me to sew these pillowcases! Y'all have fun!
Comment by carols_kitchen on January 3, 2011 at 5:17pm
Mary--it's for the February group we have of 1,000 troopers. Addy will be coming as soon as Jan. mailing is done.
Mary Comment by Mary on January 3, 2011 at 4:40pm
Too far for me to drive!  But I will make some pillowcases!  Is this for packing party in jan?  If so I will just bring them to the packing party.  If not I can ship them wherevere.
Kimmy P Comment by Kimmy P on January 3, 2011 at 4:38pm

Sorry Carol, It's to far for me too. Show em' how it's done girl!! Have fun!! <3

Comment by carols_kitchen on January 3, 2011 at 2:24pm
Just remember, if you can't sew, you can iron finished pillowcases....so add that to your facebook notes:)
Comment by diane {Shawns mom} on January 3, 2011 at 1:36pm

Wish I could....way to far for ME to travel...YOU go for it Carol...I will put it up on FB!!!!...great job...

PS...I can't sew anything!♥

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