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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|Toyota Sewing Machine in the Studio]]
 
 
 
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.
 
  
It can go through ticker material such as velcro, webbing and potentially thinner leather.
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==Simplicity Lace 29 Sewing Machine==
  
Please mind not to change the tension, there is no need to unless you know what you are doing.
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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
  
== Industrial Overlocker ==
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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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</gallery>
  
'''Please seek assistance on the Google Group if you do not know how to operate this machine.''' Training is not mandatory but is recommended. Rethreading this takes an awful long time.
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==Brother JK 4000==
  
This is a Willcox & Gibbs 500-4 Type 516-4-38.
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This is simple to use computerised lockstitch machine
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== IKEA SY Sewing machine ==
  
Please mind not to change the tension, there is no need to unless you know what you are doing.
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Those machine is now retired!
  
The thread is setup with 5 bobbins. These can be easily re-threaded between black or white or whatever you bring if you tie on the new thread and pull the old one through.
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{{main|IKEA SY Sewing Machine}}
  
When using it make sure to have the fabric as shown:
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==Brother Computerised Embroidery Machine==
  
Then when finished keep the motor going to get a good amount of threaded material to cut. '''DO NOT PULL IT THROUGH, UNLIKE THE SEWING MACHINE THIS WILL CAUSE IT TO SNAP THREADS AND WILL REQUIRE RETHREADING.'''
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Innov-is 750E
  
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==Industrial Overlocker==
  
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{{main|Industrial Overlocker}}
  
== Pledge Drive ==
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== Older Domestic Sewing Machines ==
  
See [https://groups.google.com/forum/?fromgroups=#!topic/nottinghack/umu50rXFq3U Google group] for original discussion.
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We currently have 5 (!!!) domestic sewing machines. We (the sewing machine crew) are in the process of testing them for usability.
  
We set up this pledge drive to buy two second hand industrial sewing machines. One is a lockstitch and one is an overlocker.
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* Singer - working? Testing underway
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* Jones 300 - problematic!
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* Frister Dressmaker - testing underway
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* not yet checked
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* not yet checked
  
=== Pledge Details ===
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<gallery  widths=300px heights=300px>
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File:Sew_IMAG0483.jpg|Singer
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File:Sew_IMAG0482.jpg|Machines x4 under table in craft room
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File:Sew_IMAG0481.jpg|Frister Dressmaker
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File:Sew_IMAG0484.jpg|Jones 300
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File:Sew_IMAG0485.jpg|Jones 300 in case
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</gallery>
  
{| class="wikitable"
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==Sewing Machine Pledge Drives==
!Name
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In the past there has been the following sewing machine pledge drives:
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* [[Sewing Machine Pledge 2013]]
!Paid
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* [[Sewing Machine Pledge 2014]]
!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||?||
 
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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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'''Total sum: £180'''
 
 
[[Category:Tools and Equipment]]
 
[[Category:Tools and Equipment]]
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[[Category:Craft and textiles]]

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: