A new space and more ...

Last Friday was a special day for our Make Welcome group for several reasons. We met for the first time in a new space, a large classroom at a local church that is a short walk from the apartment complex of two of our students. What a joy to have [. . .]
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Apr
2014
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Saturday Sewing

We’ve had two wonderful Make Welcome Saturdays in a row - two weeks ago, the ARTwalk, and this past Saturday, a day of sewing for several of our Make Welcome students. We had a couple of goals for the day: first, to give them an opportunity to make an item [. . .]
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Mar
2014
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A day at the ARTwalk

This past Saturday Make Welcome participated in the Harrisburg ARTwalk. It was our first opportunity to sell items that the women have made. The day before the ARTwalk, our class members tagged all the items with these lovely tags. Each tag bears the name of the maker on the back [. . .]
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Mar
2014
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Why Own a Sewing Machine?

In a previous post, you read about our budding sewing machine ownership program and our hope that the women in our class will eventually be able to acquire their own machines. But why is machine ownership so important? Think about learning to drive. How quickly would you learn if you [. . .]
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Mar
2014
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