Mending the World

My husband Peter looked lovingly across the table. “Honey,” he said, “you can’t save the world.” “But I want to!” I said. I’d been reading the paper and could feel the mounting tension that each day’s news always...

Gail

I got word yesterday that Gail had passed. Gail. I saw her face before my eyes. Full of light. Always so full of light. Gail became a volunteer with the Sewing Machine Project several years ago. She loved tinkering with old sewing machines. Not much use for the high...

TBT

I’m sorting and organizing the photos on my computer. It’s time consuming, best tackled in little pieces, but boy oh boy, is it fascinating! It helps me to remember the rich journey that is the Sewing Machine Project. I look at my face in some of the...

Many Hands

The task has grown little by little. It began (for me) when Nancy called and asked if I’d like to meet Jane. Jane was in the United States working with the team at IndiMark to gather resources for her Masai community in Kenya. She mentioned that her group was...

15

2020 brings the 15th anniversary of The Sewing Machine Project! Back in 2005 when collecting a few sewing machines seemed like it might be a good idea, I never dreamed we’d be here now. But here we are! A testament to seeing what the Universe holds in store, The...

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