Stories to tell
I, like many sewers, have a few machines in my “stable”. It was time to clean house. My mom’s Featherweight…nope, can’t get rid of that one. My day-to-day machine…always in use. That one stays put. Back in the corner of the closet is a familiar case—a faded plastic...
The Sewing Machine Project has a unique Business Model. By that I mean, we carve our own path with an ear to the pulse of what is going on around us. We are a tapestry of common threads, with a vibrant palate of fibers and colors- some expected and many surprising....
His name was Gene Alexander. And we knew each other...even though we'd never met. His note arrived in July of 2021, the handwriting shaky with age. He'd read about The Sewing Machine Project in the Christian Science Monitor and was impressed with our work. So...
CBS Evening News
We were pleased and honored to be a part of the CBS Evening News! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s3pD6zcN8sw
I honestly believe that I have been given The Sewing Machine Project to guide. And that's exactly what I do, however, I could not do this work without the support and help of so very many people--unsung heroes. Let me sing their song now. Pattie in Minnesota, a...
...an excerpt from a letter I recently wrote to a donor This letter so full of gratitude…I hope you can feel it spilling off of the page. I recently reached out to a few of our volunteers asking them to take over the preparation of three shipments of sewing machines...
A Little Good News Goes a Long Way
In a world hungry for good news, we are pleased that the work of The Sewing Machine Project is a welcome balm. We thank the news outlets and blogs that have featured the SMP recently. This article just appeared in the Good News Network feed.
We made The Week!
The Sewing Machine Project is featured in The Week magazine's Good News section! Check it out! https://theweek.com/life/good-news/1001635/this-nonprofit-helps-people-around-the-world-learn-the-empowering-skill-of
Christian Science Monitor
Please be sure to read this great article about The Sewing Machine Project that appeared recently in the Christian Science Monitor. https://www.csmonitor.com/World/Making-a-difference/2021/0603/Sew-it-goes-The-Sewing-Machine-Project-stitches-lives-back-together
Spring 2021 Newsletter
Here is the link to our Spring 2021 Newsletter. If you’d like to receive our newsletters by email, please sign up through our website! We’d love to keep you in the loop! https://mailchi.mp/f754049c8ed0/check-out-our-spring-2021-newsletter-4728473