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...

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,...

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...

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....

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