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When it comes to our world, it’s always a good time to check in with how we can love it back for providing us with a home all these years.
Friday, July 30 is considered International Day of Friendship. Celebrate with these ways you can show the people you love the most just how much they mean to you.
While normally “back to school” is reserved for children, it turns out that this time of year is important for every age. That’s because you’re never too old to continue learning, and it can help you live up to your true potential in everyday life.
Just because it’s the middle of the year doesn’t mean it’s too late to set and achieve big things yet this year. While reevaluating your existing goals, throw in some hard-to-reach newer goals and set your sights high.
Life happens, and focusing on all aspects of your health is easier said than done. Take small steps in each area to start building solid habits!
Making a difference in a child’s life sounds like a daunting task, but small acts of kindness can add up and make a huge difference. Start small, like an hour spent volunteering or mentoring.
Inspiration is a fickle thing. It comes and goes with little warning. The good news is, you can always reignite inspiration when you’re feeling uninspired.
While summer is a time of fun, it can also be a time to help mold amazing qualities, like giving back to the community. Ask your children to choose an activity that also gives back
If you’re able, use World Blood Donor Day as a time to give back and save lives by donating blood. If you aren’t able to safely do so, consider helping out in one of the various other ways to help spread awareness.
Weather across the country is heating up, and it’s the perfect time to get out and enjoy mother nature. As it turns out, when it comes to spending time outside, the benefits go far beyond the fresh air.
While the future is uncertain, mankind remains resilient. We’ve learned to adapt to a “new normal” and are slowly making our way back to activities that we set aside for more than a year. A lot has changed, and some of the new techniques and processes surrounding fundraisers, volunteering and fundraising are here to stay.
The upcoming Memorial Day holiday is all about honoring those who paid the ultimate sacrifice for our country. This is the perfect holiday to exercise taking a day “on” instead of a day off.
To lead a fulfilled life, being healthy is about much more than just the physical. It involves your mental well-being, too.
We are reaching out to our amazing group of volunteers for your support! To make this event a success, we need your help! Please consider volunteering your time for Make'n HERstory on May 21st & 22nd.
Can't volunteer for this event? Please consider donating items to our live or silent auctions!
Want to attend Make'n HERstory? We are offering both In-Person and Virtual tickets! Availability is limited so buy your ticket ASAP!
You don’t have to choose just one cause or organization to support. You can provide support for various causes and various organizations. Take the time to figure out what feels right for you and your own goals for doing good in the world.
There's SEW much happening in May! And Make'n HERstory is just around the corner! Please consider buying a ticket to support The Sewing Labs, or volunteer to help make this event a success!
May is recognized as National Recommitment Month. It’s a time of renewal and even to build new habits or relationships. What will you recommit to this month?
Enjoy a "GREEN Stitch " project from The Sewing Labs
Now that the world is showing signs of getting back to a sense of “normalcy,” use this Earth Day as a reminder that when we all work together, we can make a difference.
You have the power to continue to do good in the world and be the positive change, even with everything going on around us.
If you’re looking for a reason to get out there and do more good, look no further. April has been named Global Volunteer Month as a time to bring people together to volunteer from across the world.
Check out all that's new at The Sewing Labs! Also we are ramping up for Make'n HERstory, and we want you to join us for this exciting event! Please consider supporting our fundraiser by purchasing a ticket OR volunteering!
While times are undoubtedly hard, there is hope on the horizon. Use April’s National Month of Hope as a reminder to be a light in somebody’s life this month, including your own!
Spring Forward with classes @ TSL! This month we are featuring a 2-part Shibori Dye pillow workshop. And if you've completed Basic Sewing Part 1, please consider signing up for Basic Sewing Part 2 this month!
When you feel good, you’re more likely to do good in the world and at work. Make sure you’re able to set boundaries to help improve your work-from-home life.
You may not win the lottery tomorrow, or ever for that matter. But what we’re talking about is a different kind of ‘gold’ to make you feel rich in other ways. Check out these ways to feel fulfilled in your everyday life and to make each day golden.
There are those who enjoy crunching numbers, and those who would love to be doing anything else. With March underway and April just around the corner, you may be dreading a certain time of year that’s all but looming—tax time.
Interested in helping with our semi-annual soft fundraiser? Click here to sign up!
It’s impossible to put the best version of yourself out into the universe if you’re already starting at a disadvantage. Make sleep a priority and see the health benefits that affect your overall wellbeing.
Whether it’s doing something for you, your loved ones or members of your community, check out these ways to boost serotonin levels throughout these cold months.
We are MARCH-ing into this month with a new round of basic sewing classes, three different project classes, and don't forget about FABRIC GRAB on March 20th!
Check out all that's happening at TSL in February!
Giving back your time as a board member is a fulfilling way to help make a difference for a cause that you love.
2020 was a year of clarity. We have all gained wisdom through the joys and sorrows that we have faced both as individuals and communities. As The Sewing Labs looks forward to a brighter tomorrow, we understand and celebrate the lessons that we can learn from listening to the experiences of another. It is from that starting point that we are inviting you to join us in The Sewing Labs first Make’n HERstory art exhibit.
Giving back to the world starts with you. How will you focus on your mental health this week?
This year, instead of simply focusing on your loved ones, consider using February as a time to spread love all over your community. From small acts of kindness to lasting community connections, there are so many ways you can show love this month.
This is TSL's second year making fleece hats and scarves for the homeless. This year, we are putting the hats and scarves into the KC Community Bags and Volunteer KC is ALREADY DISTRIBUTING the goods to the homeless! Please consider making a donation of fleece so we can get as many hats and scarves into the hands of those who need it most! Half a yard of fleece will make one hat and scarf set.
Don't have fleece to give? Please consider making a monetary donation to The Sewing Labs to support this great project.
Helping others can provide a new sense of purpose that may have been dwindling as a result of the new way of life we’ve endured in 2020. So in order to breathe new life into 2021 and beyond, it’s time to look outside ourselves and focus on others.
The good you put out into the world will not only benefit the organization you’re volunteering with, but also will leave your family feeling good about the positive work you’ve accomplished together.
You'll fall in love with all the great classes, events and workshops happening in February!
January's newsletter features exciting volunteer opportunities and fun community outreach projects including face masks, canvas bags for the homeless and fleece hats and scarves for the homeless.
People in your everyday life may be struggling much more than you know. So what can you do to help?
Just when you thought the holidays were over, the season of giving has extended into 2021. Use this month as a time to put good vibes out into the universe and continue giving.
While there may only be a few days left, there’s still time to put forth your best effort in 2020. Close out the year with one of these five acts to end on a high note.
The January class calendar features new sewing classes and our New Year's community outreach project: Fleece Hats & Scarves for the homeless!
While you’ve probably been looking ahead for quite awhile, it’s now time to think about how you’ll spread kindness and love in the coming year.
2020 has been a year of uncertainty due to the COVID pandemic, but The Sewing Labs is proud to have been part of a community of sewists who came together to sew and distribute over 63,000 masks and counting. As we continue to reopen for training, workshops, and classes, we need your help to raise needed funds to close out this year. Our goal is to raise $5,000 with a quilt raffle.
Giving back and spreading the love this holiday season is sure to make your friends, family and loved ones smile.