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Sew A Purse….Change a Life

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Join us and thousands of seamstresses from around the world to combat extreme poverty by providing re-usable feminine hygiene supplies and health training to girls in Zambia, South Africa. This enables them to attend school all month and improve their academic performance.  The SEW POWERFUL PURSE PROJECT needs the global sewing community to tackle this issue with making a beautiful product package and what is more beautiful than amazing handmade purses? Stop by shop to see samples. FREE CLASS–All we request is that you donate the bag you make in class. Call to reserve your seat…limited seating. 609-372-4018

For more information about the organization go to  https://www.sewpowerful.org

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Join us and thousands of seamstresses from around the world to combat extreme poverty by providing re-usable feminine hygiene supplies and health training to girls in Zambia, South Africa. This enables them to attend school all month and improve their academic performance.  The SEW POWERFUL PURSE PROJECT needs the global sewing community to tackle this issue with making a beautiful product package and what is more beautiful than amazing handmade purses?

Join us Wednesday, June 29 for a FREE class to show you how easy it is to make a purse.  You will be on your way to make as few or as many as you’d like.

****We supply the instructions, pattern and fabric kits …..you bring your sewing machine and basic sewing supplies.******

CLASS IS FREE –ALL WE REQUEST IS THAT YOU DONATE BAG YOU MAKE IN CLASS

WHAT TO BRING:

Sewing machine in good working order, power cord and foot control

10% discount on all supplies available at Stony Brook

BASIC SEWING SUPPLIES:
Scissors for trimming fabric and scissors for cutting paper
6″ x 24″ ruler
Pencil or pen. A highlighter is also helpful for marking notes
Seam ripper
Glass head pins/straight pins
Frixion Fabric Marking Pens or Pencil
Several sewing machine needles, size 80/12 and/or 90/14
All purpose thread, matching and decorative color to project

SUPPLIED BY STONY BROOK:

Pattern, written instructions, fabric kit, background information about Sew Powerful Purse Project.