What is it?

The Singer Heavy Duty 4452 Sewing Machine is a workhorse, designed to tackle your toughest projects with ease. Its powerful motor and extra high sewing speed allow you to sew through thick fabrics like denim, canvas, and leather effortlessly. Don't be fooled by its strength – the adjustable presser foot allows for smooth sewing on delicate fabrics like chiffon and silk as well. With over 100 stitches and user-friendly features, this versatile machine is perfect for beginners and experienced sewers alike.

What can I do?

Sew Many Possibilities Await!

  • Bring your home décor dreams to life: Create simple throw pillows, tote bags, or table runners with sturdy fabrics.
  • Give your everyday essentials a refresh: Craft sturdy tote bags for groceries or the gym, or repair a favorite pair of jeans.
  • Explore free sewing projects: Get inspiration and free sewing projects on the Singer website.
  • Unlock online tutorials: Use your Algonquin Library Card to access sewing courses on Creativebug.

What does the Makerspace provide?

We offer a Singer Heavy Duty 4452 sewing machine, a sewing tool kit, and black and white polyester thread to get you started. Feel free to bring your own thread if you prefer.

Our sewing kits include essentials like scissors, pinking shears, marking pens, measuring tools, pins, and seam rippers, ensuring you have everything on hand to tackle your sewing project with ease.

How do I use it?

  • One-on-One Intro: Schedule a free, hour-long session to learn the basics of the machine and its features.
  • Independent Use: Reserve the machine for your own projects after completing the intro session. Simply contact us through the Contact Us form or call us at 847-458-6060 option 7.

What do I need to bring?

  • For the Intro Session: We provide all supplies and equipment for your hour-long learning experience.
  • For Your Own Projects: Bring your fabric, patterns, size guides, and any other materials you need for your project. The Makerspace supplies basic sewing tools and black and white thread, but feel free to bring your own thread in a color that complements your project, as well as any specialty tools your project might require.
Brother CS6000i Sewing Machine