(def.) Sewing Lounge (plural sewing
Noun - as defined on = http://en.wiktionary.org/
(US) A commercial space where people may sew, or learn to sew,
as members of a community; equipment normally available.
Hours: by appointment, Call 360.896.7206
(impulsive, last-minute calls welcomed!) or
email Rates: $5 per 30 minutes,
1 hour minimum Private lesson: $28 per hour Get me going lesson: $12 Inspiration: Free and unlimited
(click here for more lesson details and
The lounge is stocked for your use with the following lovingly
collected and meticulously-maintained sewing machines
Sewing Machines (Named for the fabulous women who inspire me)
Lydia 3 model 544, the Italian sports car of sewing
machines, so fun to drive.
Molly Pfaff 1222 In my opinion, the
best domestic sewing machine ever made. Simple to use and runs
like a dream.
2029, state of the art, computerized.
Don’t let her antique status fool you! This girl makes flawless
Touch & Sew 600, beautiful
straight stitch, one of my favs for top stitching.
Touch & Sew 630, the last of the fabulous US-made
all steel-geared Singers.
Touch & Sew 758,
high-low speed control, so great for kids.
a steadfast, all metal Swedish classic.
RachelleNew Home 920,
EvelynThe Free (Free Company) treadle, a beautiful 1890’s
treadle in a rare cabinet. A little sewing machine nostalgia.
Phoebe New Home My lock 234D serger, easy and basic overlock
Imagine serger, perfect rolled hems and
4872 Coverlock a coverstich machine, topstitch
and overcast in one step. Great for hemming knits—fast and efficient.
Cutting and pressing equipment:
42x78 cutting table with
rotary cutting mat top
48x48 cut and press table—pin right into
the top (these two surfaces can be joined to offer a huge cutting
Portable cardboard cutting tables—ideal for pattern altering
irons & ironing boards
A variety of pressing tools including
hams, seam roll, sleeve board, clapper
Work tables with task lighting
Coming soon: An industrial machine that will sew through wood. Stay tuned!
Need an idea or an answer? Two heads are always better than one,
and if that’s not enough, the lounge has lots of resources from
magazines and books to DVDs. You can do this!