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Sewing Machines

This guide offers information about the sewing machines in PPLD's Makerspaces.

JUKI TL-2010Q

Overview

The JUKI TL-2010Q Mid-Arm Quilting and Piecing Machine is a straight stitch semi-professional quilting machine, featuring an automatic needle threader, speed control, needle up/down positioning, automatic thread cutter, an optional table extension, and seven (7) accessory feet. This sturdy metal machine is great for quilting, garment construction, and home decor.

Basic Specifications

  • Weight (lbs): 25.35
  • Maximum sewing speed: 1500 stitches per minute
  • Stitches: straight stitch only
  • Stitch length: 0 mm - 6 mm
  • Stitch width: 0 mm
  • Bobbin type: Class L (metal) bobbins
  • Needles: Home machine needles (130/705 H / HAx1 / 15x1), sizes 65/9 - 110/18
  • Included feet: Standard; Hemming; Zipper; Upper feed presser (i.e., walking); 1/4" Quilting; 1/5" Quilting; Compensating presser
  • Acceptable fabrics: thin, medium weight, stretch, and some thick fabrics (such as corduroy, tweed, or thin denim)
    • Remember to always match your needle type and size to the weight and type of your fabric! Check the Resources guide for more information about thread and needle types.

Availability

The JUKI TL-2010Q Mid-Arm Quilting and Piecing Machine is available at East Library.

Sewing Machines are available by reservation at all makerspace locations. Reservations are for 1 to 2 hours, up to 2 times a month. They can be made up to one week in advance. Walk-ins are permitted - even if both reservations have already been used - however, usage of the machine cannot be guaranteed. See the link at the bottom of this box to reserve one of the sewing machines.

Learn more about the makerspace on our website: ppld.org/create/make-east

Sewing Notions

Explore the General Information tab of this guide for a quick list of provided notions (most available free of charge), such as thread, needles, pins, measuring tape, and cutting tools.

Tutorials

Manufacturer Resources