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The Spark Makerspace

Igniting the imagination through cooperative learning

Sewing

Whether you're a student working on a design project or a sewing enthusiast looking to expand your skills, we have the tools you'll need to make your creations come to life. Check out our high-end sewing machines -- two for in-space use, and three for checkout.

Janome Sewing Machine

Memory Craft 6500P Sewing Machine

Memory Craft 6500P Sewing Machine

Specs / Manuals / Info

  • Overview: Computerized sewing/quilting machine.
  • Info: Specifications | Manual
  • Notes: Available IN SPACE USE ONLY.
  • Accessories:​ We have a small number of bobbins and Janome needles of varying sizes along with the following presser feet and accessories.
    • Applique Foot
    • Beading Feet
    • Binder Foot
    • Blind Hem Foot
    • Border Guide Sewing Machine Foot
    • Button Sewing Foot
    • Circular Attachment
    • Concealed Zipper Foot
    • Darning Foot (Open-Toe)
    • Ditch Quilting Foot
    • Embroidery Foot
    • Even Foot set
    • Gathering Foot
    • High Shank Fringe Foot
    • Horizontal Rotary Hook
    • Pintucking Foot
    • Piping Foot
    • Ribbon/Sequin Foot
    • Roller Foot
    • Rotary Even Foot Set
    • Sliding Buttonhole Foot
    • Sliding Guide Foot
    • Straight Stitch Foot
    • Universal Ultimate Ruffler Accessory
    • Wide Ribbon Guide Foot

 

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Janome Magnolia Sewing Machine

Janome Magnolia Sewing Machine

Janome Magnolia Sewing Machine

Specs / Manuals / Info

  • Overview: A fully electronic sewing machine with 25 stitches.
  • Info: Specifications | Manual
  • Notes: These units are for take-home checkout. They are for a 4-day checkout. We will be moving the cameras to this time as well after spring break!
  • Accessories and Specs:
    • Top loading full rotary hook bobbin
    • 25 stitches
    • 1 automatic one-step buttonhole
    • Automatic thread tension control
    • Built-in one-hand needle threader
    • Snap-on presser feet
    • Memorized needle up/down
    • 5 piece feed dog
    • Free Arm
    • Drop feed
    • Speed control slider
    • Easy reverse lever
    • Push-pull bobbin winder
    • Extra high presser foot lift
    • Stitch selection dials
    • Foot pressure adjustment
    • Maximum stitch width: 7mm
    • Maximum stitch length: 5mm
    • Hardcover included
    • Convenient accessory storage in a tray underneath the machine

Circulation Information

Janome Magnolia Sewing Machine Needle
Janome Magnolia Sewing Machine Part
Janome Magnolia Sewing Machine Sewing on Zipper
Janome Magnolia Sewing Machine Sewing Pattern onto Elastic

Janome 8002D Serger

Janome 8002D Serger

Janome 8002D Serger Front with Controls

Specs / Manuals / Info

  • Overview: This 3 and 4 thread convertible serger cuts, sergers and finishes seams in one quick and easy motion.
  • Info: Specifications | Manual
  • Notes: Available IN SPACE USE ONLY.
  • Accessories and Specs:
    • 3 and 4 thread convertible
    • Color coded thread guides
    • Easily retractable upper knife
    • Adjustable stitch length 1 to 4mm
    • Speeds up to 1,300 spm
    • Lay-in thread tension dial
    • Changeable thread guide
    • Adjustable foot pressure 
    • Differential feed ratio from 0.5 to 2.25
    • Threading chart
    • Quick change rolled hem
    • Snap on presser feet
    • Adjustable cutting width from 3.1mm – 7.3mm

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