In this Safety and Basic Use class, you will learn how to use the Brother CS6000i Sewing Machine. 

During class, student 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
  • Make a simple drawstring bag to take home

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

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

If you are registered but are unable to attend, we ask that you cancel your registration using the link found in the registration email.


For Adults and Teens in Grade 6+. For more information please contact 703-228-7718 or email

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

Dive into Summer Reading! For each person that completes the 2022 Summer Reading Challenge, the Friends of the Arlington Public Library will donate $1 to support Potomac Conservancy.  Summer Reading is made possible through the support of the Friends of Arlington Public Library. Visit the Library event calendar to see all of our summer reading programs.

Related LibGuide: The Shop Equipment and Technology by Sarah Campany

Wednesday, June 29, 2022
10:30am - 12:00pm
The Shop
Central Library
Good for Adults Age 55+
Maker > Arts and Crafts Maker > Shop Class Maker Registration Technology > Training Technology
Arlington Public Library
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