Sewing Machine


Use our sewing machines or sergers to make repairs, work on a quilting project, embroider your fabrics, and much more! Includes: cutting tools, measuring tools, pins, clips, thread, & needles.


Brother cs6000i sewing machine: Downtown Kelowna library

Janome HD1000 sewing machine: Vernon library & Westside Learning Lab.

Baby Lock Vibrant Serger: Vernon library

How to use the Sewing Machine or Serger

Watch a Tutorial

Brother cs6000i sewing machine

Janome HD1000 sewing machine

Fill out this form

Download the library’s Makerspace Waiver & Guidelines Form. [PDF]. Complete the Maker Waiver form (page 1), agree to and follow the Makerspace Guidelines (page 2). Bring the completed form with you when you come to a Makerspace for the first time.  

Book the Sewing Machine or Serger

Book Online: Browse and reserve maker stations on our online booking calendar, Spaces. You will be asked to create a Spaces account (and confirm your email address) to complete your first booking request.

Maker stations can be booked online two days in advance. For next day or same day bookings, please phone the library to ask if there are openings.

What to Bring 

  1. Your library card and photo ID.
  2. Your own materials to sew.

Help &Training

Watch video tutorials on Sewing Mastery.

Policies & Guidelines

When using an ORL Makerspace, please follow these rules [PDFs]:

To use an ORL Makerspace independently, all makers must:

  • Complete a Maker Waiver
  • Verify your identity to staff with valid library card and photo ID.

You'll need a library card to use our maker tools. Get a card.