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Sewing machines

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.

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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

From our Digital Branch

Craft Magazines on Overdrive

Overdrive and the Libby app are your source for current and back issues of popular crafting magazines.

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Enjoy more than 1,000 online art & craft video classes taught by designers and artists. Creativebug’s classes cover everything from drawing and sketching to sewing and bookbinding.

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