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The Sewing Labs
8 August  2016
Bringing hope and changing lives through the fiber, textile, and sewing arts. Inspire! Create! Thrive!
Volunteer Roundup
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Are you ready to be Inspired?  
         Be Creative?    To Thrive?            
Then you are ready to volunteer, teach or serve
 @  The Sewing Labs.
We are looking for FUN minded,
high-energy individuals who are willing to
Gratify your Heart!   Share your Time! 
 Teach your Talents!   &   Give of your Treasure!
Come to our Round Up  - Open House
August 16th - 4-7 pm
RSVP - suggested
++ find out how you can get involved++
             For more information please call Linnca @ 816-286-3097                  or email @  or
Its a Good Day to Open a New Door!
Don't you just love when a plan starts coming together!  Its an exciting Day @ The Sewing Labs - our new storefront with a beautiful door and sidelights are being added.  These will be our windows to the world and will allow you to peek in on "What's Happening!"  @ The Sewing Labs & WGC! Design Studio.
Be the Change!

Be the Change!
 Follow this button to a great article from our
 Executive  Director
Rev. Lonnie Vanderslice.  
Gratitude & Grace 2016 Quilting Retreat 
We had a great weekend for the Charter Members of our Quilt group.  Thank you to the Amethyst Place for allowing us to use the Community Center.  Mark your calendars  Next year's retreat is  July 28th - 30th, 2017. And look for other quilting opportunities coming up on our Events calendar!
What's Happening!
We wanted to share with you our updates & steps as we work toward the opening of  The Sewing Labs
Phase 1
Getting Legal - the Bylaws are done, state filings are done, organization is in place.  501(c)(3) is currently with the fiscal sponsorship thru Fractured Atlas.  Thank you to the Prxxxs for the seed money.
Facility - AC is in, walls & floors are painted.  !! Funding for our intial sewing machines & work stations was given last week!! Thank you PW. 
Social Media - our Website is up & we are loading in classes, training & events.  Our Facebook page as well - please like us and share.   We also have Instagram & Twitter & are in development for our Pinterest page.Thank you to our donors for supporting this
Look for our write up in the Article in August issue of
Thinking Bigger Business
Phase 2
Class Curriculum & Teachers - we have volunteer teachers working to get our class modules ready but, we still need more teachers - call me!
Sorting Supplies - we have lots of    In Kind donations of fabrics & notions coming in and we will need volunteers to wash and sort.
Opening our Doors - planned for the beginning of October  - stay tuned!