Basic Sewing Access
Training
Textiles
Zones
Textiles
Materials
$3/hour
Cost

A sewing machine is used to stitch fabric (and other materials) together with thread. Rather than sewing by hand with a needle and single thread, most sewing machines form a lockstitch with two threads: the upper (needle) thread and lower (bobbin) thread intertwine in the center of the thickness of the material. To use a sewing machine, you steer the fabric under the needle with your hands while controlling the speed with a foot pedal. Once you get started, it won’t be long before you are making garments, bags, pillows, stuffed animals, dolls, ornaments, bean bags, placemats, purses, totes, hats, scarves, quilts, and more.

MADE has 3 desktop sewing machines available for checkout within the shop.

Fequent Questions

Can I sew through leather with the desktop sewing machines?.

MADE doesn't recommend sewing through leather or tough materials with the desktop sewing machines. Our industrial walking foot would be more appropriate for thicker materials.

Does MADE supply needles and thread for this machine?

MADE has black thread available for use, and has needles availble for purchase in retail. Local and global sourcing for thread is available through our staff.