Thursday, November 21, 2013

Operation Christmas Child Finish

So it's National Collection Week for Opearation Christmas Child and my boxes are packed and ready to go.  I finished up my bears today and they are super cute!  See for yourself.

Don't they just look happy?
These are made with the Wendy Gratz's Bailey Bear pattern.  It's available on Craftsy (affiliate link) and is super easy.  The first bear I made was the solid color, tan one, but for all the little bear siblings, I just grabbed stuff out of my scrap basket.

Six boxes ready to go.
I donated online, so my labels printed with a bar code and I'll be able to find out what country they end up in.  If you're interested in making your own shoe boxes, there's still time.


  1. Great idea! I love crafts that use up fabric scraps, and benefit others!

    1. It does feel good to put them to good use. I also put some fabric in three of the boxes with some sewing kits, so if their recipients are of the crafty persuasion, they could whip something up with some hand sewing, if they like.