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Ms. Millner from Riverview MI is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

SEW Excited For Summer Enrichment!

My students need sewing machines, fabric, and thread for our new Summer Enrichment class.

  • $721 goal

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My Students

I teach 18 amazing, unique, and hardworking 8th graders! They all have individualized education plans, qualify for special education services, and strive to achieve their personal goals.

As a special education teacher, I see my students face and overcome academic, behavioral, and social challenges daily.

Despite how hard my students work all year, they really struggle to stay caught up in their general education classes. In the past, many of them have been recommended for Summer School. We now have a Summer Enrichment program that offers a variety of classes designed to engage students while teaching and reinforcing skills that can be applied to real life.

I teach in a Title 1 school where 50% of our students receive free or reduced breakfast and lunch. Our Summer Enrichment program is offered four days a week, includes lunch, and comes at zero cost to the parents!

My Project

During our Summer Enrichment Sewing Class, beginning sewers will learn the basics of using a sewing machine. To start, we will make some smaller projects using scraps of fabric and gently used materials. As students become more comfortable and proficient, they will work in small groups to make baby quilts that will be donated at the end of the class.

In addition to learning how to use a sewing machine, students will learn and apply a variety of math skills, collaborate with a group, and give back to those in need.

For this project, we'll need beginner's sewing machines, fabric, thread, and various quilting tools. With these materials, my students will learn valuable life skills while having fun! Thank you so much for considering our project!

Ms. Millner
Grades 6-8
Half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 24 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
NEX Sewing Machine Children Present Portable Crafting Mending Machine with 12 Built-In Stitched • Amazon Business $52.99 3 $158.97
Sew-In Fleece 44"X20yds-White • Amazon Business $73.92 1 $73.92
Harvest Broadcloth Solid 44" Wide 100% Cotton D/R-Gray 20 yards • Amazon Business $68.16 1 $68.16
Harvest Broadcloth Solid 44" Wide 100% Cotton D/R-Periwinkle 20 yards • Amazon Business $62.79 1 $62.79
Harvest Broadcloth Solid 44" Wide 100% Cotton D/R-Carnation 20 yards • Amazon Business $62.79 1 $62.79
Fiskars 3 Piece Rotary Cutting Set • Amazon Business $37.53 1 $37.53
NEX XMS133 60 Piece Sewing Thread Kit For Sewing Machine, Mixed Colors (SK02) • Amazon Business $9.99 3 $29.97
Therm O Web Spray N Bond Quilt Basting Adhesive Spray, 7.2 OZ (204g) • Amazon Business $10.97 2 $21.94
Singer 4790 10-Pack Regular Point Machine Needles Assorted, 4 Size 80/11, 4 Size 90/14 and 2 Size 100/16 • Amazon Business $5.96 3 $17.88
Creative Options 114-082 Molded Storage Craft Box with Lift-Out Tray, 13-inch • Amazon Business $13.25 1 $13.25
Titanium Softgrip Scissors Set for Sewing, Arts, Crafts, Office - 1 set of 3 - Black • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
Paxcoo 100 Pcs Metal Swivel Lanyard Snap Hook with Key Rings • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Dritz 1471 200-Piece Safety Pins, Size 2, Nickel Finish • Amazon Business $5.97 1 $5.97

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