Wednesday, May 30, 2007

Women's Initiative Honors Stitch Lounge

Women's Initiative for Self Employment honored Stitch Lounge owners, Hope Meng and Melissa Alvarado (both graduates of the WI program) as Entrepreneurs of the Year. Here they are giving a speech at the annual gala alongside very large projections of the cover of Sew Subversive! Congratulations Hope and Melissa!

Women's Initiative for Self Employment provides a one-stop shop where high-potential, lower-income women receive training to start and grow their business.

Monday, May 14, 2007

Get free time in the studio for sharing your opinions!

We were recently contacted by the sewing machine manufacturer, Bernina, to see how they could better serve YOU*, the hip, urban sewing market. :) Click here if you'd like to complete a short survey:


*And of course, there is something in it for you! In exchange for your time, Bernina will send you a a free Stitch card, good for 1.5 hours of free studio time at Stitch Lounge! What a deal!

Coupons for Local Designers @ Maker Faire

If you're heading to Bazaar Bizarre @ Maker Faire this upcoming weekend (and why wouldn't you -- it's only the coolest creative fair for all types of creative folks in the Bay Area!), you should know that when you make a purchase from any member of the San Francisco Craft Mafia, you'll get a sheet full of great discounts and offers from all of us members! Look for us in red. We'll be the ones with the cool stuff and great discounts!