Both Lecien and Kokka, two Japanese fabric companies that we work with, are collecting quilts to distribute to the victims of the devastating earthquake and tsunami in Japan. If you would like to contribute a quilt to this effort, please drop them off at Rock Paper Scissors and we will take care of shipping them to California. Lecien and Kokka are then shipping them to Japan where they will be distributed to the earthquake survivors.
Here are the details from the two specific companies:
Kokka: any size quilt; needs to be dropped off at the store by 4/30.
Lecien: can be new or very gently used; any type of fabrics can be used for the quilts, but they are requesting general sizes of approximately 40” by 45” for children and 50” by 60” for adults. Please pre-wash all quilts.
In addition, the "Teenies" crafting class for tweens and teens that is held here at the store every Wednesday from 4:00-5:30pm will be embellishing squares to be made into a quilt from Rock Paper Scissors. If you know a tween or teen that is interested in participating, the class is free this week and the group is loads of fun. Just call the store to sign up. Have a great afternoon and help someone on the other side of the world.