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.