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Facility Induction: Sewing Machine

December 16, 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.

Date: Sunday 16 December

Time: 1:00pm – 3:00pm

Where: Fabrication Lab, The Edge, State Library of Queensland


– 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

Before you book, please read our Short Courses FAQ. You’ll find answers to age restrictions, what to bring, what to do if you’re running late, refunds and more. For more detailed information, please refer to our Booking Terms and Conditions.

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

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December 16, 2018
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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State Library of Queensland The Edge
Stanley Place The Edge
South Brisbane, 4101 Australia
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