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Children Sewing for Children
Today was a special day with children joining us to sew for children.  Our fidget mats and aids are often used by children with developmental challenges.  Today we added to our supply of texture pages to fill a special request from Sammy’s House.  We had a ...
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August Sew-in
I can't quite believe it is already August. With this hot weather it is a good time to be inside sewing. I hope you can join us to share our summer experiences and sew for a purpose. Our next sew-in for activity mats will be at the Singer Northwest Sewing C...
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Mats Being Made in Fuquay Varina, NC
Pat Bailey, a member of Fuquay Varina Baptist Church in Fuquay Varina, NC, sent us this photo of some of the mats she and her group have made.  She reports that so far they have donated 42 to a home for memory loss patients and they have another 45 ready fo...
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June Sew-in
The rains have subsided and the heat is here.  Come join us in the air-conditioned sewing space at the Singer Northwest Sewing Center, 5448 Burnet Rd, No.1 from 1:00-4:00 p.m. on Sat. June 27. Also see the posters about "Fidget mats/aprons" on our June 14th...
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Fidget Mats Promoted in Hayden, Idaho
Members of the quilt guild in Hayden, Idaho have decided to encourage sewers to make "Fidget Mats and other aids" by including a poster in their education booth at their upcoming quilt show. Their "Quilt Fiesta" will be June 26 & 27 in Hayden, Idaho. This b...
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Upcoming Sew-ins in Austin
We have scheduled two more sew-ins at the Northwest Sewing Center (Singer Shop),   5448 Burnet Road #1 , Austin, Texas. Join us on Saturday, May 23rd from 1:00pm - 4:00pm and Saturday, June 27th from 1:00pm - 4:00 pm We provide all supplies, instructions an...
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February Sew-In
Dear Alzheimer's Sew-in Volunteers, Valentine's Day seems like a great time to make some special gifts for special people. I have missed all of you and look forward to getting together on Saturday, February 14. I delivered a box of activity books, yarn bund...
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Successful Sew-in
Another fun and successful sew-in yesterday.  The weather outside was
cold and rainy, but we were busily sewing.  We finished 11 mats and
4 went home with volunteers who had friends or family with Alzheimer's. Thanks to everyone who came out to help.
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Santa's List Correction
We should have been more specific when asking for names for Santa's List of activity mats. These are for individuals in the Austin area only. If you are wanting a mat outside of the Austin area, you might want to contact your local church or sewing center t...
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Santa is Making a List
Make a special Christmas present for a special person. Santa is making a list of people with advanced Alzheimer’s, children with special needs, etc. If you have a person who would like one of our mats or texture books let us know and/or come to a  sew-in an...
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