Help us Craft a better world! Use you skills at needlework, painting or other crafts to beautifully comfort others, or to raise money for other projects.



Alison’s Angel Gowns – Sewing in your home



Allison’s Angel Gowns is currently seeking seamstresses in the St Louis and Metro East area to help create our angel gowns. Please fill out the contact form on their facebook page. https://www.facebook.com/Allisonsangelgowns/info?tab=page_info
Wedding gowns can be donated in Edwardsville at Afterwords Books 232 S. Buchanan ST Edwardsville, Illinois 62025

When: Anytime
Where: P.O. Box 528 Hamel, IL 62046

Want to help? Contact...
http://allisonsangelgowns.com/ or https://www.facebook.com/Allisonsangelgowns/timeline



Blankets For Friends – Teens



This is an opportunity for teens. B.F.F is Faith Coalition’s newest ministry for young people in our community. The B.F.F. girls make a variety of tie blankets to sell and even take orders for custom blankets. For each blanket that is purchased from B.F.F., another is donated to a local hospital, hospice center, police department or child in need. B.F.F. is “friends helping friends by warming one heart at a time.” B.F.F. is located at Restore Décor.

When: Saturdays - contact to find out exact dates and times - may vary
Where: 111 Second St, Edwardsville, IL 62025 (Restore Decor)

Want to help? Contact...
618-980-2018
restoredecoredwardsville@gmail.com
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Blankets-for-Friends/610280695700393



Chicks with Sticks – Knitting at Troy United Methodist Church



Chicks with Sticks is a group of women who meet once a week at Troy United Methodist Church, but is not limited to TUMC members. Anyone is welcome to join us. We have grown to be a faithful group of women who gather for fellowship and support, sharing new ideas and patterns, and knit and/or crochet a variety of items for charity. If you don't know how to knit or crochet but would like to learn, we can teach you. We have the supplies needed to get started.
They also accept donations of yarn for their projects.

When: Thursdays 5 - 6:30pm
Where: 407 Edwardsville Road, Troy, IL 62294

Want to help? Contact...
cindyw@wisperhome.com
http://troyumc.publishpath.com/chicks



Christian Crafters



A group of women meet every Monday at First Christian Church on Main Street in Edwardsville to work on projects for others, enjoy each others company, and learn. They make a variety of items for different groups. Such as baby hats, blankets and flannel covers for breathing masks, prayer shawls, pillowcase dresses,

When: Monday 11am - 3pm; bring lunch
Where: 310 South Main St. Edwardsville, IL 62025

Want to help? Contact...
(618) 656-7498 (church)
http://fccedwardsville.org/#/serve-others/for-adults



Prayer Shawl Ministry – Knitting



The prayer shawl ministry at Our Lord's Lutheran Church in Maryville, will meet to knit, crochet and quilt prayer shawls for those in need of comfort, whether due to illness, loss of some other issue. Anyone may participate. The group meets at 7pm on the second and fourth thursdays of each month. Beginning in June, there will be an additional meeting time from 1pm - 3pm on the first and third Thursdays of each month.

When: 7pm 2nd and 4th Thursday
Where: Our Lords Luthern Church, 150 Wilma Drive, Maryville, IL

Want to help? Contact...
618-345-5692
http://www.ourlords.org/ministries.php



Restore Decor – Painting



Restore Decor seeks volunteers who are willing to paint, sew, re-invent, decorate, move furniture, remodel - no prior skill is necessary, only a willing heart and giving spirit.

Our typical painting times are Tuesdays and Thursdays, with both daytime and evening shifts. Watch our Facebook page for details.

Individuals and groups are welcome to assist with this ministry in our community.

When: Tuesdays 10AM-noon and 6:30-8PM, Thursday noon-2PM and 6:30-8PM watch facebook for other dates
Where: 223 N. Main St, Edwardsville, IL 62025

Want to help? Contact...
618-980-2018
restoredecoredwardsville@gmail.com
https://www.facebook.com/restordecoredwardsville?ref=ts&fref=ts