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The Sewing Machines in the Hackspace vary massively, there is bound to be one that fits your needs!
 
The Sewing Machines in the Hackspace vary massively, there is bound to be one that fits your needs!
  
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== Industrial Sewing Machine ==
 
== Industrial Sewing Machine ==
  
This is a Toyota LS2-AD157-100.
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{{main|Toyota Sewing Machine}}
  
[[File:Toyota-LS2-AD157-100-Sewing-Machine.jpg|none|350px|Toyota Sewing Machine in the Studio|thumb]]
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==Simplicity Lace 29 Sewing Machine==
  
It is reasonably easy to thread. No assistance should be needed to use it, but leave it threaded when finished. There is a way to spin the under-bobbin using the motor.
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We got 2 of those in the craft room
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This is a nice, simple, easy to use modern lockstitch machine
  
It can go through ticker material such as Velcro, webbing and potentially thinner leather.
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<gallery  widths=300px heights=300px>
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.JPG.jpg|Simplicity Lace 29 Sewing Machine
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Example.jpg|Caption2
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Please mind not to change the tension, there is no need to unless you know what you are doing.
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==Brother JK 4000==
  
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This is simple to use computerised lockstitch machine
 
== IKEA SY Sewing machine ==
 
== IKEA SY Sewing machine ==
  
[[File:WIKEA sewing.jpg]]
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Those machine is now retired!
  
The baby of the bunch. Lightweight - but an excellent machine to introduce people to machine sewing on lighter-weight materials.
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{{main|IKEA SY Sewing Machine}}
  
Can Produce a range of 13 different stitch styles.
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==Brother Computerised Embroidery Machine==
  
[http://www.ikea.com/gb/en/catalog/products/30208975/ More Description]
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Innov-is 750E
 
 
[http://www.ikea.com/gb/en/manuals/sy-sewing-machine__AA-1000784-1_pub.pdf IKEA-style instructions]
 
 
 
[http://www.ikea.com/gb/en/manuals/sy-sewing-machine__AA-516805-1.PDF Full Instruction Manual]
 
 
 
[http://www.ikea.com/gb/en/manuals/sy-sewing-machine__AA-562846-3_pub.pdf Lubrication and Maintenance]
 
 
 
Spares and accessories are kept inside the removable section of casing in front of the spool mechanism.
 
 
 
Parts (the presser-foot holder / shank) have broken easily (2/12/2014) but this machine follows the engineering design of 'classic' sewing machines, and so replacements are available (e.g. from [http://www.colessewingcentre.co.uk/ Coles] or [http://www.johnlewis.com/our-shops/nottingham John Lewis]) and similar items for other makes are compatible.
 
  
 
==Industrial Overlocker==
 
==Industrial Overlocker==
  
{{also|Indutrial Overlocker}}
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{{main|Industrial Overlocker}}
  
 
== Older Domestic Sewing Machines ==
 
== Older Domestic Sewing Machines ==
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== Pledge Drive ==
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==Sewing Machine Pledge Drives==
 
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In the past there has been the following sewing machine pledge drives:
Interested in pledging for the NEW machines? Please check this [[Sewing Machine Pledge 2014|link out]] here.
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* [[Sewing Machine Pledge 2013]]
 
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* [[Sewing Machine Pledge 2014]]
See [https://groups.google.com/forum/?fromgroups=#!topic/nottinghack/umu50rXFq3U Google group] for original discussion.
 
 
 
We set up this pledge drive to buy two second hand industrial sewing machines. One is a lockstitch and one is an overlocker.
 
 
 
=== Pledge Details ===
 
 
 
{| class="wikitable"
 
!Name
 
!Amount
 
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!Notes
 
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|Matt Little    ||£10||Y|| Paid cash when buying equipment
 
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|Dominic    ||£10||Y|| Bank transfer (GZ)
 
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|Rave        ||£10||?||
 
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|David H    ||£10||Y|| Bank transfer. Ref. will be "Pledge - Leeds"
 
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|James H    ||£20||Y||
 
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|Kate        ||£10||y||
 
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|Joe        ||£10||Y|| Bank transfer 21/1/13
 
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|James F/Michelle    ||£10||Y||Paid via bank transfer 15/1/13
 
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|Ric      ||£10||Y||Paid via bank transfer 14/1/13
 
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|Wendy        ||£10||Y|| Paid via bank transfer 17/1/13
 
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|John H      ||£10||Y|| Bank transfer 15/1/13
 
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|Andrew A      ||£20||Y|| Donation in Studio box
 
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|Charly      ||£30||?||
 
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|Gill      ||£10||Y|| Bank transfer (GZ)
 
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|Kai Pays    ||£10||Y|| Bank transfer. Ref. will be "Sewing Machine Plg"
 
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[[Category:Pledge Drives]]
 
 
[[Category:Tools and Equipment]]
 
[[Category:Tools and Equipment]]
 
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Latest revision as of 17:10, 28 October 2021

Sewing Machines
Sew IMAG0482.jpg
Intended Use Automated sewing.
Manufacturer {{{manufacturer}}}
Model {{{model}}}
Team Craft & Textiles
Floor Upstairs
Area Craft Room
Map [[|frameless|220px|center|link=Craft Room]]
Locations:   all pages                 {{}}


The Sewing Machines in the Hackspace vary massively, there is bound to be one that fits your needs!

Please take care to not leave the industrial machines in a mess - make sure to leave them threaded for the next user!

Industrial Sewing Machine

Simplicity Lace 29 Sewing Machine

We got 2 of those in the craft room This is a nice, simple, easy to use modern lockstitch machine

Brother JK 4000

This is simple to use computerised lockstitch machine

IKEA SY Sewing machine

Those machine is now retired!

Brother Computerised Embroidery Machine

Innov-is 750E

Industrial Overlocker

Older Domestic Sewing Machines

We currently have 5 (!!!) domestic sewing machines. We (the sewing machine crew) are in the process of testing them for usability.

  • Singer - working? Testing underway
  • Jones 300 - problematic!
  • Frister Dressmaker - testing underway
  • not yet checked
  • not yet checked

Sewing Machine Pledge Drives

In the past there has been the following sewing machine pledge drives: