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Textiles Safety Certification with Lita

  • Friday, August 13, 2021
  • 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Textiles Shop, MakerspaceCT, 37 Talcott Street, Hartford, CT 06103
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  • Non-member access to safety training in the textiles shop. After taking this class, non-members may access textiles using the Day Pass Program.

Registration is closed

Detailed overview of safety policies and procedures for the Textiles Shop. Safety Certifications at MakerspaceCT are designed to ensure that you know the basics to work safely within the shop of your choice. These classes are a mixture of classroom instruction and hands-on learning. You must register in advance for Safety Certifications to attend.

This training will cover:

  • Overview of machinery safety
  • Locations of all supplies
  • Safe use of power cutter, scissors, iron
  • Proper posture and comfort, foot and knee controls
  • Threading all machines, setting proper tension
  • Winding bobbins
  • Changing needles
  • Instructor demonstrates each machine of the machines

In order to comply with physical distancing and occupancy requirements, sewing programs at MakerspaceCT are currently limited to no more than three (3) participants at a time.

NOTE: Members and non-members may take the Textiles Safety Certification class. Non-members must sign the liability waiver.

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