You Can Make It Inc. was created by Pam Tripaldi in 1994 with the intent to create sewers. The program was structured to make it as easy as possible for anyone to learn how to sew and provide the resources for others to teach the program.
In 2023, Cherice Taylor took over You Can Make operations under the new name, Teach To Sew with You Can Make It. The original intent of the program, to create Sewist, remains the primary goal of Teach To Sew.
Our mission is to create Sewist by providing resources to teach the legacy of sewing for employment, entrepreneurship, and enrichment.
We achieve our mission by providing Sewing Teachers with a comprehensive sewing curriculum and training manuals with week-by-week instructions to teach each program level. Students wanting to learn independently can also access the program for at-home learning.