In memory…

Recently I’ve been receiving donations in memory of a woman named Viola Kraemer. I’ve never met Viola…and each time I receive a donation online or in the mail I find myself wanting to know more about her. Viola was a quilter in Minnesota and it is...

A wonderful memory

I received a sewing machine in the mail last week and accompanying the machine was this letter: The enclosed sewing machine belonged to my sister-in-law, Wendy. For 2 1/2 years, Wendy fought the good fight in her battle with lymphoma of the central nervous system. I...

I feel so lucky

I received a phone call this week from a woman who had read about the Sewing Machine Project in the newspaper. “Wow, I had a hard time tracking you down!”, she said. Apparently, she’d called the paper, called a collection site, talked with the...

In memory of a friend…

I received a donation recently with this letter: Enclosed is a donation in memory of my friend, Jeanne Miller, who died last week from metastatic breast cancer. She was an avid quilter and seamstress. We saw information about your organization on Sewing With Nancy and...

Teach Only Love…

Tess writes: To Margaret and all of the wonderful people who have donated to The Sewing Machine Project, Thank you for allowing me to help pass on all of the lovely machines, fabrics, and notions that were donated for this last round sent to New Orleans! I had the...

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