Enchanted Makeovers

Sacred Sewing Room

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Enchanted Makeovers mission for "The Sacred Sewing Room™ Program" is to create an Enchanted Space to Learn, Teach, Share, and Discover the Golden Threads that Connect Us All!

 




 

''This Enchanted Makeovers' program does not just set-up sewing rooms full of fabric, patterns, and machines. The program shares the life skill of sewing that also serves as an important coping skill. On an on-going basis, Enchanted Makeovers' volunteer sewing instructors hold classes in the "Sacred Sewing Room". As a result, the women are empowered with new skills that will enable them to sew for their families and can open doors to securing employment or earning money by selling their handmade treasures."

 

Click on link to learn more about our 2014 Sacred Sewing Room National Tour. www.sacredsewingroom.org


 

When our eyes see our hands doing the work of our hearts, the doors of our souls fly open and love steps forth to heal everything in sight”. Anon

Donors: 

Michele Ebel, Carol Drezner, Linda Lynch, Cynthia Sala, Sandy's Sew & Vac Center in Dearborn Heights, Mi, Trevor & Wendy Furbay, The Quilted Castle, Common Threads Quilting, Cottage Collections, Catherine Monceaux, United Notions-Moda Fabrics, City Craft, Debbie Maddy, General Fabric Co., Cheryl Alt, Jennifer Barry, Anne Beach, Carol Case, Maria Conn, Mary Dancy, Miriam Frisch, Jill Galanti, Jennifer Hammell, The Hip Hostess, LLC, Michelle James, Amber Killinger, Martin & Shannon LaPrise, Barbara Malmanger, Janice Matthews, Kathy McCallum, Linda & Steve Martens, JoAnne Purtan, Misty Robinson, Patricia Seppell, Abby Sernoff, Irma Slimko, Gwen Stiles, Kate Takacs, Ali Winston, Doreen Seekon, Mark Mulder, Linda D. Myers, Maggie Conn, Colleen Bean, Ellen Stone, Pam Smith, Tricia Waltman, Angela Newman, EmmaLynne,Quilts of Aloha, www.SiamquilterDesigns.com,Terry K Designs,Asquaredw, HoneyTree, Nathalie Kelleys Art, Allipatel, Oblations, My23Skidoo, Scrapguild, Pincushion House, KClark Photography, Remember Me Emily, Carolina Cottage,Page by Paige Photos,LLady Buggz, Shabby Wedding Chic

   

    

  

      

On-Going Dream List:  

Fabric:

  • 100% cotton
  • fleece fabric
  • various holiday fabric
  • fusible interfacing (medium weight)

 

Other Supplies:

  • Pin cushions
  • Pins
  • clear rulers for roller cutters
  • good scissors
  • thread - all colors
  • good marking tools
  • pencil sharpeners
  • replacement needles for the machines (Baby Lock)
  • extra bobbins for the machines
  • measuring tapes
  • seam rippers
  • pokers (we use them to push out corners on sewn items)
  • sewing needles with eyes large enough for the women to be able to thread them (many need glasses)
  • irons with steam features
  • iron boards
  • roller cutters
  • replacement blades for roller cutters
  • self healing mats to be used with roller cutters
  • large pad of paper and a stand to hold it so we can write directions on it for the women to follow.
  • brooms and dust pans to clean up the room at the end of the day
  • trims like ricrac
  • elastic
  • Velcro - sew on variety
  • practical storage for things so women can keep things organized and clean
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