The Textiles Lab 

This lab provides a space for making garments, coverings and any other textile-based project.

In addition to a large layout and prep area with plenty of light, sturdy cutting mats and all the accessories you could need to lay out a formidable project, equipment also includes:

  • Sewing, HUSQVARNA VIKING Designer Topaz 30
  • Sewing, Brother 3034D serger
  • Sewing, HUSQVARNA VIKING 5D™ Embroidery System software
  • Juki 5550N Industrial Lockstitch
  • ironing station
  • garment steamer

The textile lab at the IMRC is located in a quiet, brightly lit nook next to the IMRC’s library room. The lab is now open for pre-scheduled work times Tuesdays and Thursdays 3:30 – 6pm or by appointment with the lab supervisor.

For the beginner or the expert alike, the textile lab is accommodated with two user-friendly sewing machines, a hybrid embroidery machine, a serger, and an industrial machine that can sew through thick materials such as leather. There is also an ironing and steam ironing set-up as well as all the tools you might need to piece together a project.

To become a user of the textile lab you can come in during open hours and receive a training on our equipment. You may make an appointment by filling out the contact form below.