Saturday, November 3, 2012

Hurricane Sandy Relief Pattern

(Cross post from my needlework blog)
This past week's hurricane hit close to home. My little sister lives in New York City. She is lucky enough to live on higher ground, but her former neighborhood of Long Beach has literally been flattened. She is quite upset by the situation.

People have lost homes, businesses, loved ones, just everything. Gone. So she has set up a volunteer effort to buy supplies and necessaries for the folks in her old neighborhood. The FEMA and red cross food is apparently just really not at all nice.

I have decided to do what I can from far away, even if it is small in comparison to what needs doing. I created a special pattern for the victims. All proceeds will go to her volunteer fund. All of the money she raises is going straight to victim aid. There is no administration, offices, staff or overhead to be paid.

I'm going to try to get her to send me a few pics of the neighborhood and her progress helping. She is going out to volunteer over there for the whole weekend.

If you can at all help, please purchase the Sandy Cross Stitch design in my store.

I'll be working on an embroidery version. But the people can't wait, so if you are interested, please purchase the cross stitch for now, and send me a message that you prefer the embroidery version. I will see that you get it.


  1. I have purchased two and will give one away on my blog, The Shop Sampler. Posted a notice about this on my other blog Blackwork Lessons as well as on one of my Facebook Groups: The Superstar Serial Starters and Divine Disciplined Divas. (

    I hope others will jump on the bandwagon and do the same thing! BTW, I put the pic you have above on my blog to show folks what a cute pattern it is! I hope this is okay? julie castle

  2. Emily, I'm fixing to get my copy now and will also be very much interested in the hand embroidery version of it!
    I share the link and a screenshot on Instagram, hope that's ok with you. I just wanted to spread the word! :-)

    Also wanted to point out that the link needs to be fix, there is a coma after www ... here see: http://www, .


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