Sewing

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Pikes Peak Makerspace (PPM) provides the sewing equipment and supplies listed below to its members.

The equipment is for all our members to use without any additional required training (Level 1).



 


Classes and Training

New Member Orientation

Area Contact — Volunteers needed

To help out with the Sewing Area at PPM, post your ideas/comments on our Slack channel #general.

Classes

PPM announces its Upcoming events, including classes, on Meetup

Training

2263 Owners Class — SINGER on YouTube


Be sure to log your activity using the new Sewing Machine Usage Form.

Equipment List

Picture Item Manufacturer Model Reference
Materials
SINGER sewing machine Sewing

Machine

Level 1 badge
SINGER Simple

2263

website

Hand Tools

Return all tools to their proper location after use. This rule applies to all areas of our Makerspace.

Donations Received

Wish List

Industrial Sewing Machine
Embroidery Machine
Pikes Peak Makerspace is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, so we can provide a receipt for any donations you make.

Benefits

PPM members enjoy discounts at the following local merchants:
(walk in, show proof of membership)
Company Website Benefit Directions to
Logo WOODCRAFT
Woodcraft of Colorado Springs 10% discount    4438 Austin Bluffs Parkway
Logo CO Lumber
CO Lumber Specialties 10% discount 3636 Stone Avenue
Logo General Air
GENERAL AIR 10% discount 3031 N Nevada Ave.
Logo ACE
ACE Hardware Uintah Gardens 10% discount 1830 W Uintah Street
Map of stores that provide PPM member discounts
Map of helpful local resources curated by our makers
At home LightBurn subscriptions can be purchased at a discounted rate for being a PPM member.
The discount code is saved as a Pinned Message in our 'laser-cutter' channel in Slack.

Policies

Red Tags

If equipment needs repairs, place a Red Tag on it and report it via the Pikes Peak Makerspace Slack channel #red-tags-issues
This advises others on the malfunctioning equipment and ensures that actions can be taken to service/repair the equipment promptly.
For more information, review our New Member Orientation wiki page.

Scrap and Trash

Trash day is MONDAY
Recycling day is MONDAY (96 gallon tote)
Single Stream Recycling provided by Waste Connections. Paper, cardboard, cans, glass, and one time use plastics.
Empty recycling and trash into our dumpster at the back (south side) of the building.
Always leave the space better than you found it.

Related Pages

Links to related PPM Wiki pages:

  Electronics  
  Assembly Table (Clean Projects)  
  Photography Area  

Curated Links

Links to member-recommended external sites:

SINGER Sewing Inspiration
Who Gives A SCRAP — (local) art supply store

For Additional Help

Use the PPM Slack channel #general
List of all PPM Slack channels
Note that we have a Slack channel (#job-board) for members to post, discuss, or accept job opportunities either within PPM or from the community.
PPM Tool Color Map — Interactive
Search the PPM Wiki
Contact Us if your answer is not here on our Wiki.


 


Pikes Peak Makerspace (PPM) is dedicated to supporting our maker community in their creative processes by providing shared space, shared tools, materials, software and a knowledge base to turn their ideas into reality.