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Sewing Machines

Using the Sewing Machines

  Photo of Singer Quantum Stylist 9960; digital sewing machine

The Creative Studio has two digital sewing machine models: the Janome Magnolia 7330 and the Singer Quantum Stylist 9960. Both sewing machines have an optional foot pedal and are accessible using a Start/Stop button. 

Project Ideas

The sewing machines are great for hemming and mending your own clothes! You can use these machines to create pillow cases, bags, and more. 

What equipment and tools does the Creative Studio have?

  • Janome Magnolia 7330
    • Machine accessories: Zipper Foot E, Satin Stitch Foot F, Automatic Buttonhole Foot R, Spool Stand
  • Singer Quantum Stylist 9960
  • All Purpose Polyester Thread - Black and White only
  • Empty bobbins
  • Fabric scissors
  • Seam rippers
  • Measuring tape
  • Sewing pins
  • Thread helper
  • 24"x36" Cutting Mats

What materials should I bring?

The equipment and tools are free to use. Patrons should bring their own material for their project. 

  • Fabric
    • Note: We do not have denim or leather sewing needles. 
  • Sewing pattern
  • Thread in desired color
    • White and Black All Purpose Polyester Thread is available for free

How to use the sewing machines

  1. Visit the Tech Help Desk to get a power cord for the sewing machine. 
  2. Review the manual to learn how to wind your bobbin and thread the machine. If you need staff to show you how to thread a machine, please Request an Appointment and schedule a one-on-one with the Creative Services Coordinator. 
  3. Use the foot pedal or Start/Stop button to operate the machine. 

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