Do you want to help lift people out of poverty? The Sewing Labs creates pathways out of poverty one stitch at a time by teaching a skill that is in high demand in our community. You can help us to accomplish this by attending the Make'n HERstory Makers’ Conference on Saturday, June 4th, 2022.
Location: Winnetonka High School Auditorium from 9-5 pm,5815 NE 48th St, Kansas City, MO 64119
Your tax-deductible ticket is only $85.00 to attend the entire conference.
The conference includes a keynote with Jenny Doan of the Missouri Star Quilt Company.
A speakers roundtable panel with:
Highlighted students of The Sewing Labs Sewing Salon Training Program - displaying their work and craft
A Strawberry Swing Indie Craft Fair.
Box lunches available for pre-order thru Thelma's Kitchen for $15.00 (Another great nonprofit)
You will also be invited to participate in an online Silent Auction, hosted virtually on Gala Bid. We have curated a collection of unique gifts, experiences and services for your home and hobbies including jewelry, sports, maker items, food & drink, gift cards and more. The silent auction runs from June 4th through June 10th, 2022.
Run of Show
8 am Doors Open
9 am Introductions and Updates from the Co-Founder & Program Manager; Linnca Stevens
9:30 - 11 "SEW-lebrity talk from the heart - Jenny Doan Founder of Missouri Star Quilt Co
Lunch Break - 11 - 12:30 - Lunch on your own or pre order box lunch
12:45 - 2 pm Roundtable Speakers Panel
2:30 - 4 pm Breakout makers - a unique selection of local makers sharing their process
10 - 5 A Strawberry Swing Indie Craft Fair, a curated collection of local makers for you to shop.
Silent Auction - Opens June 4th - June 10th @ 9pm - Silent Online Auction through Gala Bid for an assortment of Gifts, Food, Services and more.
- Appeal for your dedication and support for the students and programs of The Sewing Labs
- Stories of clients directly impacted by The Sewing Labs Program
Ticket Passes are available for attending the Conference & Gala for $200 - see below
- Tamara Day of Bargain Mansions of the Magnolia Network & KC Growing Days
- Natalya Lucia Meyer of Lucia's Sarto - Ukrainian Eveningwear Designer
- Benay Shannon of Restless Spirits, the first & only women Distiller in Missouri
- Whitney Manney of Whitney Manney - Streetwear Designer