In our own small ways

In our own small ways

I’d guess that most of us scan the internet in the morning. I know I do, after coffee and a little inspirational reading, I’m scanning the news, Facebook, my email to open the door and let the world in to my solitude. And so often it’s a... read more
Knowing who we are.

Knowing who we are.

We are updating The Sewing Machine Project brochure. Our logo has changed, our colors have changed, and so much has been done–it’s time to update our face out there! But as I write the copy for this brochure I find that I keep sitting back and looking to... read more
Help when we need it

Help when we need it

This is Brian. He is a facilities manager over at Madison Gas and Electric, where we store some of our machines and from where we launch pallets of machines hither and yon. I’ve known Brian for a few years now–can’t even remember when or how we... read more
Generation Q Magazine

Generation Q Magazine

The Sewing Machine Project is featured in the March/April 2015 issue of Generation Q Magazine. You can read it here or pick it up at your local sewing/quilt shop. What a wonderful article and what an inspiring magazine!... read more
Joy

Joy

The turnaround was fast. We heard from the First Immanuel Lutheran church about their upcoming visit to Guatemala. Could they have some machines to take along? International donations, we’ve learned, are tricky. It forces us as an organization to face what is... read more
One more class

One more class

It might have been because a couple of students had missed one class and needed to make one up but what really seemed to be happening was that the students couldn’t get enough of sewing. “Just one more class?” they asked Rebecca. And of course she... read more
Hope and Gratitude

Hope and Gratitude

It’s a chilly day here in Wisconsin and there is a box that has been shifting around in the back of my car for about a week now. Boxes arrive at our neighborhood post office for The Sewing Machine Project on a regular basis– a yellow card in my PO Box... read more
New Northport News!

New Northport News!

Beginning Sewing Classes have, well, begun! at Northport Community Center. Our enthusiastic 8 students are learning new sewing and mending skills and having a great time! We are fortunate to have our wonderful instructor, Rebecca Sites, at the helm and such great... read more

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