Dearborn Library SparkLab

Yellow Level

Yellow Equipment List

Tools, equipment, and areas of the SparkLab marked with a yellow sign or tape require you to sign a SparkLab Maker Agreement and completion of mandatory equipment usage orientation.

Brother SE1900 Embroidery/Sewing Machine – This machine is for both sewing and embroidery. It has 138 pre-programmed embroidery designs and 11 embroidery fonts. You can also import your own designs. It will embroider up to 5” x 7”. It also has 240 pre-programmed sewing stitches including 10 styles of auto-size buttonholes.
This machine requires additional training to use. Please watch this video and answer the questions in order to use this machine initially. You can reserve this machine by placing a reservation with this form. This machine has charges for supplies please see this table for materials charges.

Brother XL Sewing Machine – This versatile sewing machine is perfect for garment construction, craft projects and basic mending. Loaded with features, the Brother XL2600 sewing machine offers 59 stitch functions, 25 built-in stitches, an automatic buttonholer and free-arm sewing for shirt sleeves and pant legs. This unit also features an automatic needle threader, built-in thread cutter, drop in bobbin and an automatic bobbin winding system.This machine requires additional training to use. Please watch this video and answer the questions in order to use this machine initially. You can reserve this machine by placing a reservation with this form. This machine has charges for supplies please see this table for materials charges.

Cold Press Manual Laminator – This is a manually operated film laminator designed for large format laminating. It can laminate up to 29” wide. This piece of equipment is not stored in the SparkLab and must be reserved ahead of time to use. Place a reservation by filling out this form. This machine has charges for supplies please see this table for materials charges.

Cricut Easy Press 9” – This manual heat press covers a flat space of up to 9” square and can heat up to 450 degrees. A built-in timer will let you know when to remove the heat.

Cricut Easy Press Mini – This heat press is for smaller projects or for hard to reach places. This heat press has 3 pre-set temperatures that will cover most HTV and sublimation inks.

Cricut Joy – This quick and easy to use cutter/drawing machine is great for crafting greeting cards and other small projects. Uses proprietary DesignSpace software that can be accessed with a free account from here. Premium access is available in the SparkLab. Patrons must provide their own material to use with this machine. Place a reservation by filling out this form.

Cricut Maker – This is an easy to use cutting/drawing/embossing machine. Uses proprietary DesignSpace software that can be accessed with a free account from here. Premium access is available in the SparkLab. Patrons must provide their own material to use with this machine Place a reservation by filling out this form.

Cricut Maker 3 – This is an easy to use cutting/drawing/embossing machine. This machine can cut projects up to 12” wide and 12’ long. Uses proprietary DesignSpace software that can be accessed with a free account from here. Premium access is available in the SparkLab. Patrons must provide their own material to use with this machine.Place a reservation by filling out this form.

Glass Bottle Cutter – This bottle cutter tool is for cutting any bottle size up to 7.67 inches. It can cut both round and square bottles.
This machine requires additional training to use. Please watch this video and answer the questions in order to use this machine initially. You can reserve this machine by placing a reservation with this form.

Hot Seal Laminator – This is a standard hot seal laminator. It uses lamination pouches that can be purchased through the library or you may bring your own pouches. This laminator can handle paper up to 8.5” x 14”. For larger pieces needing to be laminated, please see the Cold Press Laminator listed above.

Rock Tumbler – This tumbler can handle loads up to 3lbs, including water and polishing medium. Patrons must bring their own polishing medium. Due to the long time that rock polishing takes, this piece of equipment must be reserved ahead of time. Place a reservation by filling out this form.

Singer 4432 Sewing Machine – This sewing machine can handle a variety of fabrics from sheers to denim. It has 110 stitch applications including a one-step buttonhole. Help is available anytime thanks to the SINGER Sewing Assistant App.This machine requires additional training to use. Please watch this video and answer the questions in order to use this machine initially. You can reserve this machine by placing a reservation with this form.

White Knitting Machine – This easy knitting machine can quickly create flat panels of knitting. This machine requires additional training to use. Please watch this video and answer the questions in order to use this machine initially. You can reserve this machine by placing a reservation with this form.

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