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Craft Hope announces new project for Haiti

We've written about Craft Hope many times and I'm letting our loyal readers know about this new project because Craft Hope is having website issues and has had to announce this project on Facebook.

Project 17 is "Aprons for Haiti."

From a description in the Craft Hope event on Facebook: "It is unlikely that the average Haitian woman will ever receive anything that is special and pretty, something just for herself. Daily life for the Haitian woman is grueling and backbreaking. Most have to carry 5-gallon buckets of water on their heads from miles away. Cooking is done in a pit in the ground from handmade charcoal. The few pieces of clothing they have are washed in the river and hung to dry.

"To receive something as precious as an apron made with love from pretty new fabrics would go a long way in making a Haitian women feel special. We would love for you to join us as we sew and collect aprons for the women of Haiti!"

If you have a Facebook account and are interested, hop on over to the event and RSVP as attending. That's how they'll be keeping track of who is participating.

If you know of a local non-profit that could benefit from handmade items, drop us a note at or call 260-461-8364.

Here are a few links for apron tutorials:

50 free apron patterns

Chicken Sense

You can also type "free apron tutorial" into your favorite search engine, there are many out there.