Somebody gotta sew!

  “Somebody gotta sew sew sew” This time of year my thoughts drift to New Orleans, imagining the Mardi Gras Indians in their final days of preparation for Mardi Gras Day when the world will first see their new suits. Colors and stories unveiled, magic...

Happy New Year

When I look at the list of all that was done in 2018 I am awestruck. We: connected with 38 new groups, delivering over 300 sewing machines; received an amazing donation from Brother, International; shipped machines to Puerto Rico to help with hurricane recovery;...

Focus on Donors: Third Stage Bags

Cecilia Plum is a name that sounds like music to me. When I received a message through the Sewing Machine Project website recently asking me to contact her I had to look back through my files to see where I’d heard the name before. Sure enough, there she was in our...

Focus on Donors: Erika Barratt Design

The phone call from Erika Barratt came out of the blue. Driving along in rural Arkansas, on a sewing machine delivery trip, I picked up my phone to hear Erika’s lyrical voice. She introduced herself and told me a little bit about her business. Her description...

Thank you, MGE!

A decade ago I made a presentation about The Sewing Machine Project to local business people, I shared our wish list as well, noting that “we sure could use some storage space for sewing machines!” A gentleman named Jim stepped forward and offered to help....

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