mending communities, one sewing machine at a time

Collecting and distributing sewing machines to women around the world. Our goal: to mend communities, one sewing machine at a time.

Madison, WI

"The Sewing Machine Project has made it possible for our youth to add sewing to the skills they can offer the world. We are so grateful."

Sri Lanka

"You have helped heal people's hearts. Sewing does help mend in many ways."


"We had so many dreams, and now with these sewing machines, our dreams have come to life."


"We've always done all of our sewing by hand. With these machines we now can put all the pieces together. We dream of selling our work to support ourselves."

New Orleans

"I live in Mid-City and the storm took everything I had. I try to sew by hand, but it worries my fingers."

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