Above, Brielle Williamson, 8, of Gorham, works on a blanket behind her sewing machine for a Project Linus event held in South Portland. Her grandmother Rita Lord, also of Gorham, said the blankets go to hospitals for children from infants to 18-years-old who are in need of blankets "made with a hug.” Right, “Blanketeer” Ellie Butler gets the fabric in place for her next creation. See more photos on page 8. (Garrick Hoffman photos)1p1.jpg