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Mend or make with our sewing machines to revive an old favourite, follow a pattern or test your design innovations. In this induction, you will learn how to set up a machine, cut and pin, sew straight and make a handy tote bag you can take home.
Once you've completed the induction you can book and use the State Library of Queensland's sewing machines in The Edge Fabrication Lab.
Before you book
Please read our Booking Terms and Conditions. You’ll find answers to age restrictions, what to bring, what to do if you’re running late, refunds and more.
Concession prices are for holders of; Student Card, Pension Card, Health Care Card. Please be aware that you will have to show your card when you turn up for the session, if card can not be produced you will have to pay the extra amount of the general admission costs.
If you have any specific needs in order to participate in this workshop please contact us at AppliedCreativity@slq.qld.gov.au, and we will contact you to discuss your requirements further.
To find out more about what else is on offer, read up on our Fabrication Lab and community makerspace.
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