Volunteer with Peace of Thread
We are a 501c3 supported and run by volunteers. We would love to have you partner with us.
selects fabrics for making bags; is familiar with different kinds of fabrics and textiles and/or has sewing knowledge.
uses patterns to cut the fabric after it has been selected by a designer.
organizes and categorizes fabrics according to style and seasons, or cuts pieces of fabric for scraps and to make business cards; keeps the design studio organized and in a clean manner.
ensures that patterns are cut properly and that instructions are clearly labeled on them.
critiques the bags after they have been made; has extensive sewing knowledge.
Assists in purchasing supplies and maintains inventory of all supplies.
attends festivals/ events, participates in set-up and take-down, in charge of bag inventory before and after event, makes transactions during the show, and handles the cash box.
bringing the women threaders to and from their homes to our training location as well as taking bags to and from when the women have completed sewing them.
Marketing: call and visit boutiques, take bags and tell the Peace of Thread story. Once bags have been placed in boutiques, and then inventory will need to be maintained; researching festivals, shows and filling out applications.
Freedom Circle: a group of women in your community who cut and design for the women to sew. And also to pray for the women who are sewing for Peace of Thread.
Mentor: Being partnered up with one of the refugee women, walking next to her in life, befriending her, visiting her, helping her practice English, teaching her things about our culture in America.