Thursday, April 26, 2018
Consumer

Reader's Exchange: Fold-up quilt stand sought

Just a reminder that if you would like to receive new or used greeting cards we need to hear from you by Friday. We'll need your name, the address to which you would like the cards sent and an indication of which kinds of cards you would like (i.e. holiday only, not holiday, both, new, used). We will publish the list on Thursday, Jan. 19.

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Elaine of Weeki Wachee is a retired woman who hand-quilts for family, friends and children in need. She is looking for a fold-up quilt stand to help her do these projects. She would prefer it to stand against a wall when not in use, and to have three or four poles and cogs on both ends to help roll the quilt. If you can help Elaine, please call her at (352) 442-3011.

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Anita of Tampa is also retired and looking to do some sewing and textile projects to give away. She wants to find old buttons that someone would be willing to part with. She's willing to pick them up. Anita can be reached at (937) 327-0885.

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Susan of Treasure Island is sure she's not the only person who has dozens of empty prescription bottles that someone could use. She suggests that there must be some hobbyists who can find a use for them. If this is you, please call Susan at (727) 432-4180.

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Calling all vintage electronics and music aficionados! Larry Zwart of Dunedin has a 1970s-era Pioneer reel to reel tape deck, two 25-inch Sansui speakers and one Sansui receiver/amp, as well as 40 tapes of '50s and '60s music that he would like to give to a good home. If you are interested in any or all of these, please call Larry at (727) 266-4587.

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This offer is sure to be snapped up! Dorothy of Palm Harbor has about five bags of fabric that she would like to give to an organization that makes quilts or anything else for charity. Dorothy can be reached at (727) 785-4629.

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William Clarke of Tampa has a West Bend stainless steel 30-cup coffeemaker that he would like to give to a good home. He says it has been used little and is in excellent condition, and instructions are printed on the coffeemaker. William can be reached at (813) 884-6452.

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