Please join us at the New Art Center on Saturday, September 28 from 12-4pm for the 1st sewing bee of the fall! No sewing skills are required. If you have a sewing machine please bring it along with your notions kit. We promise great conversations, pretty good snacks and meaningful community work. It’s truly lot of fun!

We are working to make 50 bags for residents of The Second Step (TSS) ( in Newton. TSS provides housing and a full range of support services for survivors of domestic violence and their families.

If you cannot make it on September 28, here are other home sewing bees in October:

Saturday, October 19, 1-5pm, 10 slots available
Monday, October 28, 5:30-9pm, 10 slots available
Please let Olivia know at if you are interested.

Boomerang Bags Newton is a community based project making reusable shopping bags from recycled cloth for those in need and non-profit organizations including Newton Art Center, Green Newton, and The Second Step.