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The new Indian Creek opens on October 19, 2019! In preparation, the temporary Indian Creek location closed on September 8, 2019. Please note service changes during the transition. 

Please note: The DT Makerspace will close on August 19 to prepare equipment for the new Indian Creek. 

What type of sewing machine does the Makerspace have and what are its features? 

We have two Quantum Stylist 9980 Sewing Machines. The Quantum Stylist has 820 built-in stitches. It can create monograms, embroider, quilt and make 1-step buttonholes.  

What supplies do you have and what do I need to bring?

Bring your fabric, thread (if you want a certain type) and any necessary patterns. We have basic sewing supplies including a collection of donated fabrics and thread. Specialized presser feet and an ironing board are available. Book resources including McCall's Essential Guide to Sewing can also be found within arms reach. 

What resources do you recommend if I am just getting started?  

Watch our video tutorial or try one of the resources below. 

Universal Class Sewing 101 Library Card Icon
Try this online self-paced course if you are looking for something comprehensive. 

Easy Sewing for Beginner's YouTube Channel
You'll find helpful tips and tricks in these video tutorials. 

Where can I find some basic sewing projects? 

Better Homes and Garden's How to Sew
Learn how to start (and finish) basic sewing projects and find sewing tips, patterns and more. 

What if I have specific question about the Quantum Stylist?

Singer Sewing Company's YouTube Channel
Find Singer specific how-to videos.

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