Our BEST Stories: Meet Karen Sheppard

A fabric self-portrait of Karen Sheppard “A good use for me is to let me go away with my sewing machine and come back with some really new stuff.” Betsey Johnson, American fashion designer Karen Sheppard would probably be inclined to agree with American fashion designer and icon Betsey Johnson. If Sheppard could, she’d create (more…)

Big Announcement: BEST Learning Center Opens January 2014, BEST Offers Cyber Sale on Classes

  “Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself.” John Dewey  Education matters for everyone. Through educational experiences, we grow personally and professionally, are better able to connect with ourselves and our communities and we gain the tools and the skills we need to help us live our lives to the fullest potential. (more…)

The BEST Stitching It Up Online Shop is Here!

  Happy Cyber Monday, friends and supporters of BEST! We are pleased to announce that our Stitching It up online store is up and running! Handcrafted quilts, totes and survivor bracelets are lovingly made by our BEST crafters. Perfect for gifts for family, friends (or yourself!), all proceeds from the sales of these items benefit (more…)