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  • Sewing Night (Meetup) (Second Tuesday each month)


  • Ask for help
  • Machines are delicate, act accordingly
  • Clean up after yourself
  • Stow machines after use

If you already know how to sew...

  • Just use the machines.
  • Bernina Industrial machine requires you to be checked out by the instructor.
  • Husqvarna Embroidery machine needs instruction.
  • Baby Lock Serger needs instruction.


Embroidery Machine

Husqvarna (Embroidery)

Husqvarna Designer 2.jpg

A sophisticated sewing machine better suited for Intermediate or Advanced users.

Best use for it's Embroidery capabilities.

File:Husqvarna Viking Designer II Users Guide.pdf

Video: Husqvarna Viking Designer II User's Guide, YouTube, Nov 20, 2019

Need: (Threading Instructions) (common mistakes) ("p" & "q")

Need: (Embroidery Manuals and links)

Need: (D-card upload procedure on Laser Windows XP machine)

Need: (Inkscape and Ink/Stitch tutorial and video link)

Bobbin Winding Instructions (2 methods)

Bobbin: Husqvarna

Embroidery Hoops Sizes

  • 100 x 100
  • 150 x 240

Sewing Machine

Brother (Digital)

Brother Project Runway.jpg

Brother XR9550 Digital Sewing Machine "Project Runway Limited Edition"

Full-feature digital machine. Easy to use.

Good for Beginner and Intermediate users.

  • 60 built-in stitch patterns
  • foot-pedal or push-button control
  • automatic speed control
  • automatic needle threader
  • automatic back-stitch button
  • automatic button-hole feature

Bobbin: Brother SA156 (same as class 15J)

File:Brother XR9550 Sewing Machine Operation Manual.pdf

File:Brother XR9550 Sewing Machine Quick Reference Guide.pdf

Singer (Heavy Duty)

Singer Heavy Duty.jpg

Singer 4423 Heavy Duty Sewing Machine

Basic feature manual machine.

Good for 'Beginner' and Intermediate users.

  • Heavy Duty (good for denim, etc)
  • 22 built-in stitch patterns
  • button hole pattern

File:Singer 4423 Heavy Duty Sewing Machine Instruction Manual.pdf

Bobbin: Class 15

specs, image, model, manual

Bernina (Industrial)

Training Required!

specs, image, model, manual

Serger Machine

Baby Lock (Serger)

specs, image, model, manual

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