A Place to Get Together and Sew
The Sewcial Lounge, a Janome Dealership in Madison, WI is the perfect place for people who enjoy sewing to get together and share their passion. Green Biz intereviewed Owner Sara Myers who emphasized that there is a big movement of thriving young sewists. The Sewcial Lounge has specialized modern designer fabric that you wouldn't normally find anywhere else. They also offer project-based sewing classes for both adults and children.
Sara learned how to sew from her dad as a young child. She opened up The Sewcial Lounge to show people the sustainability in sewing and teaching them how to recycle and reuse materials. Sara decided to also power her shop with clean energy from Madison Gas & Electric Co. to help the environment.
Sara's favorite part of her her job as a dealer owner and sewing teacher is seeing people finish a project and being proud of themselves for what they accomplished.
Click below to watch her interview.