September 2017

Shirley Xu

19 years old Sweet Dreams was recommended to me by a good friend Carrie, who knew I had interest in learning to sew and make my own products. I never knew Id take away such great skills while attending the program, such as operation management…

Jiaqi Ma

16 years old The first time I heard about Sweet Dreams was when I met Dee at Thurgood Marshall High School Club fair. Dee was offering an after school sewing program, which caught my attention because i really wanted to learn how to sew beforehand,…

Cammy Choi

18 years old When I first learned about Sweet Dreams as a freshman in my first year of high school, I found the program to be so unique that I decided to join. During the weekly meet ups at the studio, I have learned to…

Orisa Fonseca

24 years old, Native San Franciscan I currently attend SFSU for fashion merchandising and I attribute my career goal to Sweet Dreams Co-op. I first took note of Sweet Dreams when I was in high school. I quickly realized the program really emphasized positively building…

Melissa Camarena

24 years old, San Francisco Resident I learned about Sweet Dreams through a friend. She raved about a program that taught young women how to sew and I was immediately excited about learning a new skill. Through Sweet Dreams I learned COGS, labor, overhead utilities,…

Come see us thrive

Come see us thrive!

I am proud to announce that on September 23rd at 11 am, Sweet Dreams Cooperative will be joining forces with San Francisco Sustainable Fashion Week International in Brunch and Swap in Style! Sweet Dreams Coop will be selling organic, recycled and upcycled products to anyone who is…

Finding Your Sanctuary

I am taken aback by the pure joy and relentless energy these young girls have while working in the Sweet Dreams Co-op.  Some are just learning how to sew and others are working together on filling customer orders. There is a collective goal and optimism…