The Library has sewing machines for checkout (Brother XL2600i) and use within the Library (Singer Heavy Duty 4452).
Interested in learning more? Email [email protected] with your questions.
Where can I use the Library’s sewing machines?
To use a sewing machine at the Library, make an appointment by emailing [email protected]. The machines in our Makery are Singer Heavy Duty 4452 models.
Access to the Makery is available to SWAN library cardholders in good standing.
Patrons must sign the Vinyl Cutter & Sewing Machine User Agreement prior to making their first project with the machine
You can also borrow a sewing machine to use at home for 3 weeks from our Library of Things. We offer Brother XL2600i machines for checkout.
Resources & instructions
Getting started with the sewing machines
- Singer Heavy Duty 4452 User Manual — Detailed information on the Library’s in-house Singer sewing machines
- Brother XL2600i User Manual — Detailed information on the Brother sewing machines
- Brother XL2600i Quick Start Guide — Illustrated instructions for threading the Brother sewing machines