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Fibrations Felt-A-Thon - Call for Volunteers!

We are so excited that Fibrations 2021 will be going ahead on Sunday September 19th from 10am-6pm! We want to say a BIG thanks to Ryan and Stephanie from Knotty by Nature for making this happen! Our community needs something to look forward to and this is just the thing! 

We are on the look out for volunteers for our Felt-a-Thon booth to help keep the energy going throughout the festival! 

All money raised will the donated to Indian Residential Schools Survivors Society

Here's how you can get involved:

Donate (August + September)- Do you love needle felting?  Want to share your makes by donating finished pieces to our fundraising table?! You can drop off your items in advance to The Makehouse or Knotty by Nature (during regular business hours) or just bring them down to our booth at Fibrations!  If you have an Instagram handle, please be sure to include this on the bag so we can give you a shoutout! 

Greeters (September 19th) - Be present at our donation table to greet visitors and encourage participation in the felt-a-thon and collect donations for finished pieces.

9am-11am - Set up and kick off! (2 people)
11am-1pm - (2 people)
1pm-3pm - (2 people)
3pm-5pm - (2 people)
5-7pm - Last hour and tear down (1 person)

Needle Felters (September 19th)  - Share needle felting skills with people of all ages who stop to learn and make while creating piece to raise money. 

9am-11am - Set up and kick off! (2 people)
11am-1pm - (2-3 people)
1pm-3pm - (2-3 people)
3pm-5pm - (2 people)
5-7pm - Last hour and tear down (1 person)

Sew Bunting (August)- We are creating some orange bunting for the felt-a-thon booth and need some help with the sewing. If you are interested, please let us know. We will be cutting the pieces in advance and can provide a sample for reference. 

If you are able to volunteer, please email jenny@themakehouse.ca and include the time you are able to commit to. You can sign up for more than one slot if you wish. Volunteers are encouraged to wear orange when working on the booth!

Indian Residential Schools Survivors Society

Indian Residential Schools Survivors Society is a B.C. based organization that’s been providing services like counselling and health and cultural services to survivors of residential schools. Donate here. Residential school survivors who need support can call the National Indian Residential School Crisis Line at 1-866-925-4419.

2 comments

  • I LOVE all of this; every aspect so carefully considered! So, I really want to help. I can sew bunting and I can greet; my felting skills are negligible so I will leave that to others.

    Robin McKenzie
  • I can be a greeter for the first shift and a needle delete for the second shift if you like!

    Darcie Zibin

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