Our makerspaces are areas where you can create and engage with tools and technology.  At the Aaniin Library you can design and create with fabrics using our Singer Quantum Stylist 9960 sewing machine or Brother PE770 digital embroidery machine with SewArt software.

An embroidery-only machine, the Brother PE770 is an easy to use machine that can embroider on delicate and heavy duty fabrics.  It has an embroidery area of 5" x 7"  making it ideal for jacket backs, tote bags, quilt squares or your own custom creation.

The  computerized Singer 9960 features an LCD display, easy navigation and automatic features that are ideal for beginners. Its versatility including many stitch options and custom tools also make it a machine appreciated by skilled sewers.

Using the Sewing Machine and Digital Embroiderer

  1. Customers 13+ may reserve the equipment with their library card.
  2. Get Certified! Complete a brief orientation in the branch to use the equipment safely.
  3. Book the sewing machine and digital embroiderer online at, opens a new window
  4. Bring your own fabric and get ready to create!

The cost to use the sewing machine or digital embroiderer is $3/hr +HST.

We're Here to Help!

Our Digital Literacy Specialist can guide you through using the machines for the first time. Book an appointment with one of our Digital Literacy Specialists by contacting the branch.

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