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Kimberbell Sewin’ With My Gnomies Virtual Facebook Event

In light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, we’ve decided to continue refraining from in-person events at most of our stores at this time. But, we still want to offer you some fun virtual events!

Our first virtual embroidery event of 2021 is the popular Kimberbell Sewin’ With My Gnomies event! This two-day virtual event will take place on January 22 & 23, 2021 on Facebook! Registration will be limited to 10 participants so sign up today!

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Holidays 2020: Last-Minute Gift Guide

So, you still haven’t finished your Christmas shopping, huh? Maybe you’re trying to find those last few gifts and you’re running out of ideas and time. Well, we have some ideas that might help you find that gift for your sewing friend, quilter, or embroidery fan in your life. (Many of these ideas were given from various sewing friends. It was hard to pare them down to just these few!)

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Face Masks 2.0

It’s been many months since we initially shared our page of patterns, tutorials, and tips for making fabric face masks. As it becomes a part of our reality and folks are looking for more comfortable masks or just ones that fit them a bit better, we decided that maybe it’s time to revise our mask page. If you’d like to see the original post, please visit our Fabric Face Masks post.

But we have lots more patterns and tutorials along with new tools and products that you can use to help make your masks, whether store bought or homemade, fit better.

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Give the Gift of a Lap Blanket to a Hospice Patient

In 2020, we at Discount Fabric Warehouse have teamed up with Hawai’i Care Choices (previously known as Hospice of Hilo) to collect homemade lap blankets to be included in care packages for new Hospice patients.

We hope to continue to be able to provide Hawai’i Care Choices with beautiful blankets for their Hospice patients in the coming years. If you or someone you know has ever had a loved on in Hospice, you know that a small thing like a homemade blanket can make a big difference. We hope that you’ll share your sewing or crafting talents with us and contribute a blanket or two.

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Keiki Mask Drive

As the new school year looms closer, parents, guardians, and teachers have begun to start thinking of how the current pandemic will impact classrooms. There is an increased need for keiki (child) sized face masks as many kids have been cooped up at home or at a close family friend or relative’s house since their last day at school.

Throughout the month of August and into September, Discount Fabric Warehouse will be collecting keiki face masks for donation to schools across the state. For the Big Island, the Friends of the Children’s Justice Center as well as representatives from various schools will be handling distribution. We are currently still working on finding contacts on the other islands to assist with getting the masks where they are needed.

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