Louie and I went to Madison, Wisconsin on Friday, to participate in a volunteer day at The Sewing Machine Project Headquarters on Saturday. It was a fun day, and the time went so fast! We helped test sewing machines, sort, and organize the room.
We had ladies sorting and organizing fabrics, notions, accessories, patterns and books.
We had ladies inventorying and entering machines into the database, and just helping wherever they were needed.
Many hands and giving hearts, made light work, and it ended up looking pretty good too! No one could believe how much we got done! We even quit an hour earlier than was scheduled.
Louie and I really enjoy going to help with the Sewing Machine Project, whether it is fixing and testing machines, or organizing, or volunteering to sew. We feel blessed to be invited to take part in SMP activities, and everyone who volunteers is so sweet and fun. We made a mini vacation with this outing and stayed two nights in Madison, taking a nice leisurely ride home on Sunday.
Louie and I were blessed to be invited to go out for supper with Margaret Jankowski and her (and now OUR friend) Deb Baer after we were finished. We went to Cottage Grove to a place called 1855 Saloon and Grill. We had such a nice relaxing time sitting outside while we ate and visited, enjoying the nice breeze and fellowship. It ended too soon.
I can’t wait to see what the next volunteer day will be, and do it again!