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Heroic Yarns

$260 of $5,000 goal

Raised by 3 people in 22 months
So for my mid-life crisis, I rediscovered the quiet joy of latch hooking.  It was something I did as a kid and it's something I can do while I spend time with my wife after a busy day at work.  And it's something I can do to help others.



I typically either sell the rugs and donate any profits over the cost of materials to a charity.  Or I'll donate the rugs outright, such as to the Austin Pets Alive! thrift store.

Unfortunately, as with all things, it costs money to make a latch hook.  There's the cost of the kit, cost for materials, labor, etc.  I've already plunked down a good chunk of money, but as my day job is at a non-profit, this is a relatively expensive hobby for me.


I really just want to help others.  It's why I've chosen to work at non-profits during my adult life, and I'm very excited that I've found something I can do outside of work that speaks to me creatively but can still benefit others, both by raising money for good causes and providing a unique gift for loved ones.

This will hopefully be an ongoing, life-long project, and I promise I will be unbelievably appreciative if you can help support me in helping others in a fun and unique way.

You can learn more about Heroic Yarns at my website, heroicyarns.com





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Just dropped off the Thor rug at Austin Pets Alive and was excited to hear that they were already able to sell one of the Stranger Things rugs I dropped off a few weeks ago!

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So I'm very excited to tell everyone that I now have merch officially for sale over at Secret Identity Comics! I'm also selling what the staff has dubbed "Superhero Stationary" (superhero-themed upcycled envelopes and cards) and have already sold a couple of them. Yay!!!
Spidey pillow!
Spidey and snacks!
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I'll have another update in the next couple of days, but a co-worker had a great suggestion, that I give y'all an idea of what your sponsorship will help cover. I've just put in a couple of large kit orders of a lot of cool designs ranging in size, but here's a cost breakdown if you maybe want to sponsor a pillow or two for some patients. Feel free to share with friends and family :)

12x12 pillow: $15

16x16 pillow: $25

20x20 pillow: $35

24x24 pillow or rug: $45

24x30 rug: $55

24X38 rug: $60
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Here's the latest latch hook I just finished, just to show you I'm keeping myself busy :) This one is going to be made into a pillow for my supervisor's little girl. Just received an order of pillows and rugs from the gift shop at the hospital who will be carrying these, so starting on one of those next.
Hank and Dory
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$260 of $5,000 goal

Raised by 3 people in 22 months
Created July 31, 2016
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Donae Hedden
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Great seeing you! Happy hooking!

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