coming together

A piece of the earth fell apart, but people all over the globe are coming together to offer support and prayers. Crafters and artists are donating great work for the recovery efforts in Japan.

A bit of this and a bit of that — hosting online auctions with many craft bloggers; check back this Friday for a list of all participating bloggers and auction items.

Bloesem — list of prints and photographs, most with 100% of proceed going to Red Cross.

Bugs and Fishes — a blog that I follow and designs I love, is donating 50% of sales of the lovely cherry blossom headbands and brooches.

Creating Cupcakes — donating profits from the Konnichiwa stamp set.

Felt Cafe Japan — has a growing list of crafters donating their work for relief efforts.

Kitchen Sink Dyeworks — is hosting a raffle for yarn and patterns.

Oktak — Handmade cute clutches, coin purses and bags, with 50% of sales going to Japan Tsunami Appeal.

PataPri - based in Japan, donating $5 for every hand-printed towel sold until April 13.

Super Cute Kawaii - All this week, donating 100% of sales from book about trips to Japan in writing, illustration and photography.

This and That from Japan — Based in Southern Japan, carries Japanese fabric, craft supplies and craft books, donating 15% of all sales to Save the Children Japan.

Handmade for Japan — Auction in their Ebay shop featuring ceramic wares starting next Thursday, March 24.

And countless shops on Etsy pouring in their support.

Or donate directly through organizations such as World Vision (Canada / US), Red Cross (Canada / US) and many others.