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UC Berkeley Library Makerspace: How to use the sewing machines

Using Equipment

Sewing Machine How To

Below are resources on how to use the sewing machines in the Makerspace. If you get stuck, aren't sure, or need assistance please do not use the tools. Instead, make an appointment or send an email to for help. 

How to thread the sewing machine

How to adjust the tension

How to sew on the Singer Heavy Duty

How to sew a buttonhole

how to sew a buttonhole link