Community Service Project

Class 400 – HOUSEHOLD ITEMS AND CRAFTS

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COMMUNITY SERVICE PROJECT

The Brooklin Spring Fair Homecraft continues to support this challenge issued by the Ontario Association of Agricultural Societies.

The Fleece Blankets will become property of the Brooklin Spring Fair. Blankets collected will be donated to Denise House, a shelter providing services for abused women and children.

Prizes: 1st $40.00  2nd $35.00  3rd $25.00
Prize Money donated by
BROOKLIN UNITED CHURCH WOMEN

Additional 1st Prize of a Dinner for Two donated by
THE COURT AT BROOKLIN

Category:
  490 - Fleece blanket - by individual or group (group must be named)

Materials needed:
Required: Two pieces of fleece
(minimum width 55 inches (139.7cm) and minimum length 55 inches (139.7cm) – to include fringe.
Creativity permitted.

Directions:
With right sides together, sew a 1/2-inch (1.3cm) seam along the long sides of the blanket. Leave top and bottom edges open. Turn blanket right side out and lay flat.
Place a strip of masking tape across the width of the blanket 6 inches (15.24cm) from the top and bottom edges to form fringe. Make sure to cut both layers of fleece. Carefully remove tape and tie the top and bottom fringes together to stabilize layers. If needed, stitch a 10-15 inch (25.4-38.1cm) square in center of blanket to further stabilize the layers.

Thank you for your continued support.

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If you have any questions about Homecraft please send us an E-mail at homecraft@brooklinspringfair.com