Equipment/Sewing Machines

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We have an electric pedal operated Toyota 2260 and a beautiful hand-operated Singer.

Things Needed

  • Thread
  • Scrap material
  • An iron & ironing board
  • Shears?
  • A box to keep sewing stuff in!

Tamsin's List of Basics

  • Scissors for cutting fabric (these should only be used for cutting fabric and should not be appropriated for other tasks in the space)
  • Pins
  • hand sewing needles
  • machine needles in various sizes. might be worth getting some leather ones if people want to sew leather and plastics
  • a seam ripper
  • a tape measure
  • sewing machine oil (actually I have some of this and my current machine doesn't require it)

Tamsin's List of Nice to have's

  • Chalk or marking pencils
  • Elastic
  • Zips
  • Buttons, poppers, hooks n eyes
  • interfacing