Sewing Machine Project

by Elizabeth Delaquess
| January 10, 2014
Download audio

In recent years, sewing has reemerged as a popular hobby thanks to the DIY movement.

One Wisconsin woman has turned her love of sewing into a mission to distribute sewing machines to communities in distress from natural disasters or poverty. She believes that sewing can heal.


Learn more about the Sewing Machine Project.

Tags: sewing / Margaret Jankowski / disaster / poverty / immigrants / women / sewing machine

Elizabeth Delaquess is a podcast specialist at First Unitarian Society, a radio tech at Wisconsin Public Radio, and a volunteer features producer for a show called "Third World View" on WORT.