THE BARN -2023

This discussion is for all the news about The KAS Barn.

You can see photos or our incoming parcels, volunteers sorting all the goodies, the building of many layers of cake, the stocking of blankets, the gogo packets, and distribution packages being loaded into the KAS Van to make children's live a little bit warmer and brighter.

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The last day of January was a busy one in The KAS Barn.  Enjoy Estelle's weekly report.

Opening Day at the KASbarn January 31 2023.
That’s the first month of 2023 done and dusted at the barn. I can’t wait to see the Square Count for January- I think it may be a record.
Ada once again you have excelled yourself. The detail in the doll’s clothing is amazing…   I love the little flowers in the teddies ears, 
each and every one will be cherish by the children.
New small post today but we were spoilt with beautiful blankets and squares.
We appreciate all the squares we received, beautiful pictures and plain squares. It wouldn’t be possible to put these blankets together without the PJ’s, (plain janes) striped and textured squares.
Fabulous yarn, squares - don’t you love the whale - and two beautiful blankets from Amy.
And a couple of squares from Ada - love the Ellie blowing water out of his trunk.
Audrey and Sheldon pleased with what they found in the BIG BOX from Croatia today. Many thanks to your team Andreja.
More beautifully crocheted squares from La Vie Nouvelle Retirement Village.
And the cutest babies jacket, booties and cap.
Lindi, Wandi and Themba were off in the KASvan to Soweto for a distribution at Lesedi Day Care.
I don’t think Themba needs Google Maps to get to Soweto - the KASvan can get there with its ‘eyes’ shut.
Look who’s in the hot seat today. Enjoy the ride Wands.
Today was a day for photographing the blankets on the cake. Once Ronda starts taking photographs its go, go, go for rest of us trying to keep in sync with getting the name of who stitched the blanket together, then another pic of the blanket, whipping it off the pile - sometimes too soon 🤪 tossing to the small blanket pile or large one.
Now what on earth is going on here???
Don’t think that’s the end of the job - folding, packing into piles of 10 then either filling bags with the 10 blankets or adding them to the shelves. Phew! Then one finally feels one’s age.
This is the folding stage….the job gets done even if one of us has hot feet.
A beauty from Liz and Michelle Babcock's Mum.
 Sharon Rains Bedgood's gorgeous squares joined by Rae Logie.
Wandi has become our latest sewing bee and she’s hooked and loving it.
Our first Christmas blanket for 2023. Thanks Wands it’s gorgeous.
Once again Sheldon is loving his Nans work. Thanks for the squares Michelle’s Mum.
fortunately the really truly ones were not in the barn today they would have melted. 

So many bright and colourful blankets. Love all the picture squares.

Wow what a wonderful collection of colour and worldly love!

What fun it is to see a new year open with so many beautiful blankets and squares.   



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