The Busy season has started!

Hi Everyone, Welcome to fall, my favourite season with fresh air and a fresh start to another mat making year. My garage has been like a swinging door with friends from the past and new ones for me to meet as they come and go with their precious treasures of milk bags and mats. Mats […]

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Summer is almost over

Hi Everyone, Hope you are all well, it has been a hot summer with lots of humidity and I’m looking forward to cooler nights as September comes upon us. The milk bag project never stopped during the summer, and I’m excited to tell you we have sent 4511 mats since January of this year. I […]

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Update Summer 2018

Hi Everyone, I hope your summer is going well and you are enjoying time with family and friends. All is going well with the milk bag project and it never seems to stop for the summer, but different people and groups start all the time and the weaving continues. Our total mats made so far […]

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Clean, unused milk bags are coming!

Hi Everyone,  The milk bags are being delivered to the Canadian Food For Children warehouse at 1258 Lakeshore Rd. E. in Mississauga on Tuesday, July 17th. Ten skids equals 350 boxes. I will be at the warehouse on Tuesday and Wednesday to get boxes of bags. My van only holds 20 boxes, so even with a […]

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Need bags to make mats?

  Hi Everyone, I hope you are all well and have had a good spring. Things are going well with the milk bag project, but I haven’t written due to not having bags to give you for your future mat weaving. I am receiving a few boxes of bags next week and will share if […]

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April news from Angela

Hi Everyone, Hope you are all well and are looking forward to warmer days in April.  I wanted to send you a note to let you know how things are going with regards to the milk bag project. Since January, we have sent over 1400 mats to Canadian Food for Children. I am so amazed at […]

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A most inspiring story

I have just recently received this message from Beh Van Aast , I just have to share it with everyone: ” We call ourselves The Bag Ladies and we are located in Owen Sound , Ontario. We mostly crochet the mats but we do have  a few that prefer to weave them.  We also have one […]

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We have bags again….

Hi Everyone, I am super excited to tell you that TODAY, over 1 million milk bags arrived at Canadian Food for Children. If you know what I mean by a large mat (6 or 7 loop frame), this means we can make over 2000 mats. My garage has a lot of mats in it, and […]

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February news…

Hi Everyone, Hope you are all well. I have been lax in sending out a newsletter for this month because even though I have news, I don’t have enough bags in my garage to offer up a “pick up your bags” date. I have put in a request to the milk bag manufacturer for more […]

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Happening in Ottawa

Message from Danielle Duval Conway in Ottawa  for those who would like to participate ….. Mark your calendars! Don’t forget we are meeting in two weeks, Thursday morning February 1 from 10am to 12pm in the gym. Please let me know if you plan to attend so we can set up accordingly. dduvalconway@gmail.com Eagerly looking […]

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