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The Sewing Machine Project was formed in 2005 for the purpose of bringing sewing into peoples’ lives by offering sewing machines, tools and education. The organization works with groups committed to using the machines to provide opportunities to create, learn new skills, build self-confidence and contribute to their own livelihoods and the wellbeing of their families and communities. Since their founding, the Sewing Machine Project has distributed over 2500 sewing machines, helping people become self-sustaining through sewing. We talked to Margaret Jankowski, the founder of the Sewing Machine Project, about how they got started, what they’re doing now and how you can help support their mission.

SN: How did The Sewing Machine Project get started?

MJ: I began the Sewing Machine Project (SMP) in 2005, not knowing I was starting an organization. Instead, I was answering a call that I couldn’t ignore. I read an article online about a woman who had lost her sewing machine in the southeast Asian tsunami

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