[EMS Discuss] Sewing Machine now at EMS!!

Cord Slatton cord42 at gmail.com
Mon Mar 31 06:36:16 PDT 2014


Bob makes a good point, maybe making the tools that are less accessible due
to safety or training with a member who is willing to give training...maybe
even have instruction books for some tools...

Cord


On Sat, Mar 29, 2014 at 11:41 AM, Bob Miller <kbob at jogger-egg.com> wrote:

> Thank you, Marie.
>
> I finally got to EMS this morning and saw the sewing kit.  Your manual is
> awesome!  All our tools should come with such a good instruction kit. (-:
>
>
>
>
> On Fri, Mar 28, 2014 at 3:57 PM, Marie Slatton-Valle <
> sparkleglitterglow at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> *Eugene Maker Space now has a home sewing machine and some sewing tools!!*
>>
>> Interested in learning how to use the sewing machine or in need of a
>> refresher?
>> Thread tension can be tricky and I want to make sure everyone has a solid
>> understanding of the machine's operation for a stress-free sewing
>> experience. Send me an email or contact me (text preferably) at
>> 541-525-0242, and we can arrange a time to meet up at the shop and go
>> over the machine, it's set-up and operation.
>>
>> The machine (a Brother LS2125i<http://www.amazon.com/Brother-Everyday-stitches-including-Buttonhole/dp/B000EOX28E>)
>> currently lives on the brown cabinet next to the computer in the main shop
>> area along with a container of thread, an ironing board, and a plastic
>> shoebox of sewing notions (i.e., tape measures, rotary cutters, hand sewing
>> and machine needles, pins and pin cushions, etc.).
>>
>> There is also a binder labeled EMS sewing which has a quick set up guide
>> for the machine, guidelines for usage, a page of some handy sewing tips for
>> machine and by hand, and my contact info.  If you need scissors there is a
>> pair in the craft drawer under the sewing machine.  I'll be bringing some
>> fabric, buttons, snaps and other fun things for shop users to play with and
>> storing those in the rolling storage container near the machine.  Feel free
>> to add items to the sewing/textiles tools and supplies.
>>
>> Tools the sewing area needs:
>>
>>    - Cutting mat(s), large
>>    - iron w/steam setting
>>    - scissors (to be used for fabric only)
>>    - sewing machine needles (universal 10 or 12 and 14)
>>    - blades for the rotary cutters (45mm)
>>    - pinking sheers
>>    - serger
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
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