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Facility Induction: Sewing Machine

August 19, 2018, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Book and use the sewing machines for free, once you’ve successfully completed your induction.

The Edge’s open access Makerspace and Fabrication Lab provides the equipment and tools for your curiosity and imagination to come alive. In the basement you’ll have access to a range of resources and equipment including: a CNC Router, Laser Cutter, 3D Printers, Hand Tool and Soldering Irons, Vinyl Cutters and more!

To gain access to this equipment, successfully complete a safety induction on your chosen resource, and then it’s yours to book and use it free of charge.

Your Induction. In this induction you will learn how to safely operate our sewing machines, making your own sunglasses case to take home. You will learn how to thread a machine, how to sew different stitches and safe use of the pedal.


  • Participants must be over 16 years of age
  • Enclosed, flat footwear must be worn at all times
  • Please register for an Edge Account before you arrive. You will need an account to complete the induction, assessment and make bookings for the equipment

To find out more about what’s on offer at The Edge, read up on our Fabrication Lab and community makerspace.


August 19, 2018
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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The Edge, State Library of Queensland
Stanley Place
South Brisbane, Qld 4101


The Edge, State Library of Queensland
07 3842 9400