[Sewing] I won an Awesome Grant!

Miah Johnson miah at chia-pet.org
Wed Dec 15 03:16:59 UTC 2010

If you are going to buy a sewing machine, and then donate it to
Noisebridge I say go for it.

Check craigslist, I got 2 nice sergers for $60 =)


On Tue, Dec 14, 2010 at 7:00 PM, meredith scheff <satiredun at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hiya sewing!
> I won december's awesome grant, with the proposal to, for one whole month,
> make a scarf every day. I'm going to be starting in january. Yay!
> I'll be setting up a blog, but my twitter is @scarfaday.
> Some things-
> If anyone has any spare _usable_ fabric (meaning at least 2 square feet-
> whole yards), I'd love to take it! I'll be mostly working with stuff that
> doesn't need hemming (fleece, felt, etc) but anything super interesting I'd
> love to have.
> I need a sewing machine in my house, so I don't have to be at NB every day,
> and beyond that, so I'm not monopolizing NB's machine. Also, different
> stitches.
> So here's what I propose: I'm probably going to buy a machine anyways, but
> I'd much rather A.) not spend money and B.) have it be noisebridge's,
> afterwords, as we really need one. Would people feel ok with going in with
> me buying one (I like this model), I'll keep it at my house until the end of
> january and then it'd be permanently at Noisebridge. Or, conversly, keep it
> at NB from the start but I'd have to have a kind of 'dibs', since I'd be
> using it so much. No worries if this doesn't seem ok, it just means I'll do
> fundraising later on, after the fact.
> Other than that, spread the word! I'll be blogging as much as I can,
> pictures, and there will be an art show and sale at the end :)
> Yay!
> Meredith
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> them. ." -Semir Zeki
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