Aha Moment!

Aha Moment!

Mutual of Omaha has a cool campaign going! They’re sending an Airstream trailer around the country and talking to people about the Aha Moments in their lives. They contacted me to see if I’d like to do an interview and I was thrilled to say yes. So when... read more
Thank you, ASG!

Thank you, ASG!

The relationship between the Sewing Machine Project and The American Sewing Guild goes back a few years. Kind of makes sense, doesn’t it, for a nonprofit focused on sewing and sewing machines to collaborate with a national group promoting the love of all things... read more
Erika Barratt Design

Erika Barratt Design

I was thrilled to receive a call a few months back from Erika Barratt, a designer out of Brooklyn, NY. This woman is fabulous. She creates lovely heirloom dolls and stuffed toys, using traditional methods and natural fibers. The faces on these little creatures will... read more
Summer Camp machines

Summer Camp machines

When Amy Schisler requested 10 sewing machines for her Camp Summer Roundup program in Maryland we read the application with interest. Camp Summer Roundup serves Girl Scouts in  Maryland and Delaware, offering a summer camp laced with creativity and caring. Amy... read more
Defining Need

Defining Need

One of the most important jobs we share as Sewing Machine Project board members is application review. Over the years this process has evolved quite a bit. During the early days…I’m talking 10 years ago…we didn’t even have a board. I worked... read more
WXPR Radio Interview

WXPR Radio Interview

I was invited to speak in Eagle River last week at Many Ways of Peace. How lovely to be received by those working for peace! Among the audience members was Emily Bright of WXPR Radio and she did a lovely interview. Here is that link. I hadn’t been to that part... read more
Mexico

Mexico

The ladies of Rancho la Joya in Mexico are a resilient bunch. The land that supports and sustains them is rocky and dry with a beating sun that will send you running for shade. I was fortunate to visit in 2012 after my sweet friend, Cherie shined a light on them for... read more
Thank you, Bernina!

Thank you, Bernina!

We kind of have a “thing” going with Bernina. I guess you could say we’re “in a relationship” although I haven’t updated our Facebook status. But over the years, Bernina has been incredibly kind to The Sewing Machine Project. Back... read more
Our Work in May Brava!

Our Work in May Brava!

The May 2015 issue of Brava magazine is chock-a-block full of great articles. The feature piece is on “Living Local, Thinking Global” and offers brief stories about Madison women who are working on projects that reach beyond our borders. I was so thrilled... read more

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