In this basic sewing class, learn how to use the Brother CS6000i Sewing Machine. 

Participants will: 

  • Learn how to wind a bobbin and thread the sewing machine
  • Learn how to safely use the sewing machine to stitch a straight line
  • Sew a simple drawstring bag to take home

All students must complete a Maker Waiver Agreement prior to participating in this class.

Registration required: For Adults and Teens in Grade 6+. If you are registered but are unable to attend, we ask that you cancel your registration using the link found in the registration email.

Depending on the number of registrations, you might be asked to share equipment with another student.

For more information please contact 703-228-7718 or email

For our current policies on masking please see our Library Operations Update.


Related LibGuide: The Shop Equipment and Technology by Sarah Campany

Monday, May 1, 2023 Show more dates
6:00pm - 7:30pm
The Shop
Central Library
Good for Adults Age 55+
Maker > Arts and Crafts Maker > Shop Class Technology > Training
Arlington Public Library
Registrations open at 6:00pm Monday, April 3, 2023

 Instructions on how to sew a drawstring bag can be found here.

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