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Textiles Safety Certification with Lita

  • Thursday, January 12, 2023
  • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Textiles Shop, MakerspaceCT, 36 Talcott Street, Hartford, CT 06103
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Date/Time: Thursday, January 12th, 2022, from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Cost: Members FREE/Non-members $20

Age: 18+

Prerequisites: N/A

Credentials: Textiles Safety


Take the safety class to get access to the equipment of the Textiles shop of MakerspaceCT! We have an array of industrial sewing machines, a serger, and a wealth of experience to guide you. Sewing and its surrounding disciplines can be used in a wide range of maker projects, either alone or integrated with other shop projects. It's an absolute essential skill for the budding maker.


The course content includes:

  • 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


Materials Included: A variety of fabrics to experiment on, as well as all tools and accessories. Participants are welcome to bring their own to experiment with!



HEALTH & SAFETY: Our facility is mask-optional as of Friday, April 1, 2022. Please click here for more info.

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