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sewing: Introduction

Introduction to our sewing machines. how to thread sewing machines, how to sew


Everyone is welcome to use the Library's sewing machines (Innovation Lab, room 320). If you've never sewn before, please contact Lora at I am happy to get you started on your sewing journey!

Do  - Re  - Mi  - Fa -So - Sew a needle pulling thread! La  - Ti  - Do!

Be a creator!




Follow this link to find out more about the JUKI 78000.

more about the JUKI 78000 sewing machine

Use this guide to thread the JUKI 78000 sewing machine.

how to thread a JUKI 78000

Important operational note: Always turn the knob on the right-hand side of the machine toward you when raising and lowering the needle. Turning the knob away from you can damage the sewing machine's gears.



JUKI 6816S Serger

This is a JUKI overlock sewing machine.

image of JUKI serger

Important operating note: Always turn the knob on the right of the machine toward you when you need to raise or lower the needle. Turning the knob away from you can damage the gears. 

Use this video to learn how to thread this sewing machine.

QR code for JUKI 6816S serger threading instructions video

Associate Librarian

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Lora Amsberryaugier
University of New Orleans
Earl K. Long Library
2000 Lakeshore Dr.
New Orleans, LA 70148
(504) 280-5563
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