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Work Group Weekend

April 4-5, 2009
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What are TPP Work Group Weekends?
TPP Work Group Weekends take place four times per year.  These weekends are two days of sewing blankets and blanket sleepers for the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) and Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) at the UIHC.  Sewing skills are not necessary for participation. The UIHC needs ~1100 blankets and ~900 blankets sleepers each year.  So, we need A LOT of help to make this weekend successful!! 

Lessons for sewing the blankets and blanket sleepers will be provided during Day #2.

What should I bring?

1. Sewing Supplies (If you own them already)-sewing machine, serger, thread, scissors, pins, etc
2. Small dish to share at the potluck lunch (We will provide beverages)

How can I sign up?  What if I have questions?
Contact to sign-up or with any questions.

What if I want to help but cannot attend?

We need volunteers to help with preparations!  (see below)

How can I help with preparations?
Volunteers are needed to wash fabric and use it to cut out and pin blankets and sleepers.  Fabric, pins, patterns and printed directions provided.  We will also supply fabric for people who would like to cut out and SEW blankets or sleepers in their home.  Contact for more information.

Posted by Laura Pabich

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