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Mrs. Smith from Allentown PA is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Sew Cool!

Help me give my students an opportunity to try sewing. I would love to have a few small machines for them to work with and to try sewing some small projects.

  • 5 donors
  • $569 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I've been an educator in the same school district for over 20 years. During my career, I have found our students to be very creative people, who are open to new educational experiences. They want to try new things, even if just to say that they tried it.

My Project

As a first year Family and Consumer Science teacher, I am hoping to provide my students with an experience with sewing. Thanks to the generosity of family and friends, I have a lot of scrap fabric and buttons.

For those students who would like to try a larger project or a machine project, I would like to be able to offer them pre-cut projects to try or a small machine.

There are so many project ideas on the internet that students can try, if we only have a few sewing machines available.

Mrs. Smith
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

Equity Focus

At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 200 students.

5 donors have given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Magicfly Mini Sewing Machine for Beginner, Dual Speed Portable Sewing Machine Machine with Extension Table, Light, Sewing Kit for Household, Travel • Amazon Business $56.99 4 $227.96
SINGER 07281 Vintage Sewing Basket with Sewing Kit Accessories • Amazon Business $23.22 4 $92.88
Fiskars Crafts Rotary Cutter, 60mm Titanium • Amazon Business $19.24 2 $38.48
CiyvoLyeen Space Sewing Kit for Kids Solar System DIY Activity Kids Felt Craft Supplies for Girls and Boys Educational Beginners Sewing Set of 11 • Amazon Business $22.99 1 $22.99
CiyvoLyeen Woodland Animals Craft Kit Forest Creatures DIY Sewing Felt Plush Animals for Kids Beginners Educational Sewing Set Girls and Boys Art Craft Kits • Amazon Business $22.99 1 $22.99
WORKLION 12" x 18" Art Self Healing PVC Cutting Mat, Double Sided, Gridded Rotary Cutting Board for Craft, Fabric, Quilting, Sewing, Scrapbooking Project • Amazon Business $10.79 2 $21.58
Four Seasons Crafting Kids Sewing Kit and Animal Crafts - Fun DIY Kid Craft and Sew Kits for Girls and Boys 120 Piece Set • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99

Materials cost

$446.87

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.70

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$483.57

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$85.34

Total project goal

$568.91

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$568.91

5 Donors

-$568.91

Donations toward project cost

-$483.57

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$85.34

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$0.00

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