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Sewing: Home

Learn to use the sewing machines in the lab.

Sewing machine and tools in the makerspace

Why would you be interested in Sewing?

Sewing can be a creative outlet, a way to fix your own clothes, or even a money-maker! There is a lot to learn, from simple things for beginners to more advanced things for experienced sewers.

Sewing in the Innovation Lab

In the Innovation Lab:

  • There are 10 sewing machines for you to use.
  • You can practice lots of different techniques on different fabrics.
  • Collaborate with other learners working on sewing. 

Walk-ins Welcome

Individuals and groups can use the tools in the space during regular hours and assuming there's no workshop going. No permission required. If you want help with any of the tools, just ask. We are happy to help!

Advance Planning

Want to plan for your group to do a project in this space? Great! Check the room schedule and make reservations. You can also talk with the lab staff to explore your ideas and discussion options.


Open Monday to Friday
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Closed on university holidays.

Room Schedule