What is it?

The Brother CS6000i is a user-friendly computerized sewing machine perfect for beginners and experienced sewers alike! With 60 built-in stitches and various presser feet, you can tackle any project you dream up.

What can I do?

Sew Many Possibilities Await!

  • Bring your own ideas to life: Create garments, quilts, home décor, and more!
  • Explore free sewing projects: Brother's blog, Stitching Sewcial, provides a wealth of inspiration to get you started.
  • Unlock online tutorials: Use your Algonquin Library Card to access sewing courses on Creativebug.

What does the Makerspace provide?

We offer a Brother CS6000i 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