Thank you, MGE!

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. An...

Sewing and Healing

Sewing and Healing

When sharing The Sewing Machine Project with others I often struggle to find the words to convey the depth of connection within this organization. Though we began with a simple wish to gather and share machines, I've learned over the years that the connections, the...

SMP in Notions magazine

SMP in Notions magazine

The American Sewing Guild and the Sewing Machine Project go way back. Thank you, ASG, for your continued support and promotion of our efforts to mend communities!

Winter, Wisconsin

Winter, Wisconsin

The ladies in Winter, Wisconsin are sewing up a storm. This time of year, it's probably a snowstorm!! A recent article in the Sawyer County Gazette shared details of the sewing program. I've included the text from the article here as there is no online link.  ...

Well, hello there, Eldredge!

Well, hello there, Eldredge!

We meet regularly at The Sewing Machine Project to look over and prepare machines that have been donated to us--machines that are en route to their next home. Many cases are familiar, even before opening. I often look and think "oh, I know what you are!" before I even...

Wing and a prayer

Wing and a prayer

The idea came to me so vividly. We would soon be traveling to Houston for the International Quilt Festival to set up a booth and share The Sewing Machine Project. Houston. And every sewing machine brand would be at the Festival as well. Houston. Hurricane Harvey....

Provokestyle Fashion Camp-Florida

Provokestyle Fashion Camp-Florida

Merline Labissiere's application for machines was a dream in action. A finalist in Project Runway season 14, Ms. Labissiere couldn't wait to teach kids to sew. She started the Provokestyle nonprofit to get this idea going. Working with kids from two communities in...

Beauty-Full Bags from Bluefig

Beauty-Full Bags from Bluefig

Let me just start by saying that Bluefig makes great bags. Designed with crafters and sewers in mind, the bags are strong and beautiful, thoughtfully-designed and just plain fun! While admiring the bags at a trade show I got talking to Will Macia who runs the company....

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