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Our Wish List

Help us make a difference by donating fabric and supplies! 

A plastic bin filled with mixed fabric scraps.

Container bins

As we collect fabric and notions for our free programs, we need good storage systems.

A red magnetic pin cushion with a rainbow of pins.

Magnetic pin cushions

This keeps us from walking on pins and needles! We need ways to keep all our sharps contained, especially during classes and Create + Connect.

A fabric pin cushion with needles is in the foreground, and two packages of needles in the background.

Needles (for hand and machine sewing)

We know sewing can change the world, but that starts with needles! You can help us by bringing in hand and machine sewing needles.

A picture of a roscoe dress pattern, and a gypsum skirt on a light wood back drop.

Paper Sewing Patterns

If you have paper sewing patterns of any kind- quilting, home decor, toy making, garment making- send them our way!

An image of a white round table with light wood legs and matching chairs on a white field

Round Table

We would like to have a round table for our classroom and create and connect, to encourage handwork and sewing circles.

Two sewing machines in the background (one pink and one white), up close it's a photo of a sewing machine presser foot and needle.

Sewing Machines!

We always need working sewing machines for our free programs and community classroom. Machines with speed control are ideal, but we will take sergers, cover stitch machines, etc.

Stock image of a small wooden stool in a white space.

Step Stool or short ladder

As our donations grow, we need more tools to help us organize and store materials for program participants.

A black sewing chair with sewing supplies printed on it, The background is reddish orange.

Supportive sewing chairs

We are looking for stable chairs with good lower back support for our workroom staff, students, and volunteers to use.

Wool Felt

Quality, natural felt is always useful for our kids classes and events!

In-Kind Donation Criteria


We are happy to take:


  • Clean usable sewing and textile tools - such as sewing needles, embroidery hoops, knitting needles and crochet hooks, etc.

  • Clean usable sewing and textile notions - such as embroidery floss, bias tape, zippers, etc.

  • Pieces of clean, quality fabric large enough to make a garment or project from

  • Sewing and other textile art patterns

  • Sewing machines in good condition


*Please check with us before bringing more than one large bag or box full of items. We may not have room for large donations, and they must come in with a monetary donation to help cover staff time for processing them.*

We can NOT accept:


  • Clothing or any other finished textile items

  • Partially finished projects

  • Scraps of fabric or small bits of notions

  • Upholstery samples

  • Sewing machines or other tools which are broken or need repairs

  • Supplies for non-textile crafts, or knick-knacks 


*Please do not bring in items we can take mixed with those we cannot. Thanks for sorting donations before you bring them!*

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