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*Due to Covid restrictions, sew-by-the-hour is currently unavailable. We look forward to welcoming you in to sew when it is safe to do so in 2021!*

Don't own a sewing machine, can't get your old one working, or need more space than your dining room table? Come in to make 1 and sew-by-the-hour!

We have four Janome sewing machines, along with ironing stations, cutting table, and a variety of shared sewing tools in our bright, open space.

Sew-by-the-hour is also a great way to dip your toes in before you take the plunge and buy your own machine!

How it works:

  • Sew-by-the-hour is self-directed, meaning that while our knowledgeable staff are always nearby if you have a question, it is not a one-on-one sewing lesson. In order to rent a machine, you are required to have basic machine sewing knowledge or have taken our Sewing Machine Basics course.
  • Sew-by-the-hour is first-come, first-served, and subject to availability.


  • $7/hour for use of sewing machine, ironing station, cutting table, etc.
  • $120 for an annual membership at make 1, which includes unlimited sew-by-the-hour use and 10% off all purchases of fabric, patterns and notions (not including makeshops)