Our Stories

  • Blessed In My Efforts

    Peggy Creighton Atlanta I can’t explain why I’ve always been fascinated with sewing. My mother didn’t care much for it, but I’ve been sewing by hand since I was nine and on a sewing machine since I was eleven years...

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  • A Heart Like Nehemiah’s

    Gina Armstrong Calgary, Alberta, Canada July 2019 I have always loved to sew.  I even chose it as my university education, and I have been sewing things for the past 45+ years.  I was also involved in the small church...

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  • 1000 Purses Strong

    Lydia Stinneral Calgary, Alberta, Canada I am 78 years old and have been sewing most of my life.  I taught sewing for years, then I designed and sewed bridal wear.  I wondered how I could still make a positive and...

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  • The Sew Powerful Purse

    We launched our Sew Powerful Purse pattern on July 17th, 2014 in our weekly Liberty Jane Newsletter and asked that purses be sent to us by October 1st.  We really had no idea if anyone would be interested, but we...

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  • Lydia Stinner

    Calgary, Alberta, Canada I am 78 years old and have been sewing most of my life.  I taught sewing for years, then I designed and sewed bridal wear.  I wondered how I could still make a positive and eternal difference...

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  • My Visit to Ngombe

    My Visit to Ngombe By Kathy Simonsen—Ashland, Oregon I am a retired empty nester who loves to sew and to sew with a purpose. It is very important to me to be creating something that someone can use or enjoy...

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  • A Piece of My Heart

    A Piece of My Heart By Rita Alexander—Garland Texas I want to help others. We all feel that…we all intend to do that. Yet, for many of us, we are so embroiled in the day-to-day process of just living that...

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  • A Passion for Africa

    A Passion for Africa By Shirley Utz—Houston, Texas Sew Powerful has really been about answered prayer for me. When I was a young girl, God laid a passion for Africa on my heart. In 2007 I traveled to Tanzania as...

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