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Bristol Store to Hold Crafting Fundraiser for Australia

BRISTOL, R.I. — Want to help the animals in Australia? A Bristol store will hold a Crafting for a Cause event this weekend.

Beyond the Bolt, 500 Metacom Ave., Unit A, Bristol, will hold Crafting for a Cause on Sunday from 11 a..m to 5 p.m. at the store.

From the event page:

Want to help animals in Australia?

Can you Sew or Crochet? We could use your help!

Join us January 12th from 11am – 5pm to make needed items for animals in crisis. We have different sessions for you to sign up for!

*Can’t make it on the 12th? We are so excited to be collaborating with Meraki Stitch Studio in Warren! Meraki Studio is are having their event on Jan. 19th beginning at 10:30am. Here is their website: https://www.merakiatcutler.com/ Feel free to email Kristin & Liz at Meraki if you have any questions: merakiatcutler@gmail.com

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Can you sew?

We will be making wildlife pouches and wallaby/kangaroo hanging pouches.

All materials will be provided, as well as instructions for how to make each item.
*We have a few machines available, but feel free to bring your own.

WE ARE A SMALL STUDIO – PLEASE SIGN UP HERE TO RESERVE YOUR SPOT

*Can’t make it on the 12th? We are so excited to be collaborating with Meraki Stitch Studio in Warren! Meraki Studio is having their event on Jan. 19th beginning at 10:30am. Here is their website: https://www.merakiatcutler.com/

Feel free to email Kristin & Liz at Meraki if you have any questions: merakiatcutler@gmail.com

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Can you crochet?

They need round nests and rectangular pouches for animals, birds, rodents, bunnies, etc.

Acrylic yarn will be provided for nests and rodent pouches. Please bring your own size H hook.

If you want to make a kangaroo pouch they are REQUIRED to be 100% wool. We will not be providing wool yarn, if you would like to make these we have the pattern available for you, but please bring your own yarn.

NO RSVP NEEDED FOR CROCHET-ERS!

*Please note: this is not a learn to sew / crochet event. If you are sewing please know how to use your machine. If you are crocheting, please know how to read/understand a pattern.

If you would like to donate to help with postage we will have a jar in the front of the classroom. We will be splitting any extra donations between the NSW Rural Fire Service to help volunteer firefighters in Australia and The St Vincent de Paul Society in Australia to help the communities in need.

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