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Meet the Sewing Machine - An Introduction

  • Thu, March 16, 2023
  • 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
  • Tompkins County Public Library - MakerSpace

Meet the Sewing Machine - An Introduction w/ Cady Fontana

WHEN: Thursday March 16th - 4:30-5:30pm

WHERE: Tompkins County Public Library - MakerSpace - 101 E. Green St. Ithaca NY 14850

Join Makerspace Librarian Cady for a introductory class about sewing machines! In this lecture style class Cady will go over the parts and functions of a modern sewing machine, show how to thread and prepare to sew, and the basics of machine sewing. You may then choose to stay for open hours at 5:30PM, or return another day to sew at the Makerspace. This is an excellent "first touch" for folks who haven't sewed on a machine or may feel intimidated to do so. You can sew!

Free, registration appreciated but not required.

Registration for this event will be open from February 16, 2023 @ 9:00am to March 16, 2023 @ 4:30pm.

Allowed Ages: 16 and up

This event is presented by the Tompkins County Public Library in conjunction with the History Center's current exhibit, Knot Sew Fast: Patchwork of Tompkins CountyZoë Van Nostrand from the History Center will be present to share some information about the exhibit and more. See more events associated with the exhibit and information at


This event will take place in the traditional and contemporary lands of the Gayogo̱hó:nǫ' Nation (Cayuga), one of the Six Nations of the Haudenosaunee Confederacy. Learn more at

Physical Address

Located inside the Tompkins Center for History & Culture

110 North Tioga Street

(On the Ithaca Commons) 

Ithaca NY, 14850 USA

Gayogo̱hó꞉nǫˀ Territory


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