Tweeting sewing machine trains prisoners on social media

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Hot sauce, jeans and refurbished bikes are just a few of the products that are produced by prisoners. With donated textiles and sewing lessons, the Made in Carcere team is combining tactile with tech in the Tweet from a Prison program. Besides learning about social media in general (for improved prospects of future employment), prisoners can sew their tweets onto bracelets that are sold in the Made in Carcere online shop. To help make the two-way communication of social media more real to prisoners, a special sewing machine has been set up that is linked directly to the Made in…

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