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Open Lab: Sewing

2019-11-24 13:30:00 2019-11-24 15:30:00 America/New_York Open Lab: Sewing Come to the Sewing Studio at the Orlando Public Library and bring your sewing projects. All the tools are here for you. Participants are required to bring their own patterns and materials. Orlando Public Library

Sunday, November 24
1:30pm - 3:30pm

Add to Calendar 2019-11-24 13:30:00 2019-11-24 15:30:00 America/New_York Open Lab: Sewing Come to the Sewing Studio at the Orlando Public Library and bring your sewing projects. All the tools are here for you. Participants are required to bring their own patterns and materials. Orlando Public Library

Orlando Public Library

Sewing Studio

Come to the Sewing Studio at the Orlando Public Library and bring your sewing projects. All the tools are here for you. Participants are required to bring their own patterns and materials.

Come to the Sewing Studio at the Orlando Public Library and bring your sewing projects. All the tools are here to create your projects. Participants must bring all of the fabric, patterns, thread and notions (e.g. interfacing, zippers, etc.) needed for the project. 

What We Have ? Singer Sewing Machines - Large Cutting Tables and Mats - Sergers - Computer Embroidery Machines

  • Prerequisites to use a sewing machine:
    • Sewing: Introduction to the Sewing Machine
      OR
    • Participants must be able to wind a bobbin, thread a sewing machine, sew straight seams, read simple patterns and cut fabric with minimal assistance.
  • Prerequisites to use a serger:
    • Sewing: Introduction to the Serger
    • Sewing: Threading a Serger
      OR
    • Participants must be able to serge fabric, thread a serger and adjust thread tensions.
  • Required Prerequisites to use an embroidery machine:
    • Sewing: Orientation to the Embroidery Machine

Age requirements: Adults; for anyone under the age of 18, guardian must sign waiver and accompany the child.

TAGS: | Maker/DIY | Life Skills |

Orlando Public Library

Phone: 407-835-7323

Hours
Mon, Dec 09 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Tue, Dec 10 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Wed, Dec 11 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Thu, Dec 12 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Fri, Dec 13 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Dec 14 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Sun, Dec 15 1:00PM to 6:00PM

About the branch

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The Orlando Public Library is the headquarters and resource center for the Orange County Library System. The Library has been located at this site since its beginnings as the Albertson Public Library in 1923. Public Reference Departments in the Orlando Public Library include Children's, Library Central, and Learning Central. The Children's Library offers spacious areas, special programs, computers and story rooms for our youngest readers and readers to be. The Technology and Education Center is located on the second floor and includes the Dorothy Lumley Melrose Center for Technology, Innovation and Creativity. The Friends of the Library Third Floor Bookstore is open daily and recycles withdrawn and donated books to the community.

 

Upcoming events

Mon, Dec 09, 9:30am - 10:00am
Papa Bear
The rhythm and repetition of nursery rhymes are used to introduce very young children to literature. Hold your child in your lap and enjoy this special time together.

Mon, Dec 09, 9:30am - 11:00am
Fab Lab
Make and program a digital button counter, and a dynamic light level sensing display. Learn how to interface an Arduino with a seven-segment digit display to show numbers and characters. (tic101)
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Mon, Dec 09, 10:00am - 10:30am
Papa Bear
The use of picture books, finger plays, songs and flannel board stories will encourage the development of verbal and listening skills for this active age group.

Mon, Dec 09, 10:00am - 2:00pm
Video Production Studio
Video Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Video Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
Registration is now closed

Mon, Dec 09, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Sewing Studio
Create a quilted picture perfect for the holidays. Learn to topstitch a beautiful preprinted panel and make it pop with dimension.
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Mon, Dec 09, 10:00am - 11:00am
Photo Studio
Learn the Photography Studio workflow, procedures and best practices.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Mon, Dec 09, 10:00am - 11:00am
Purple Room
Create polished documents in Microsoft Word. Navigate the Word user interface and apply basic word processing techniques to create a formatted letter.
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Mon, Dec 09, 10:30am - 11:00am
Papa Bear
The use of picture books, songs and told stories will encourage your child to read, talk, sing, write and play.

Mon, Dec 09, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Audio Production Studio
Discover the magic of live sound. Use a live mixer, microphones and speakers to record, mix and playback audio. (tic101)
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Mon, Dec 09, 11:00am - 11:45am
Papa Bear
Learn about what makes snow and get your hands messy as we combine ingredients to build a snowman! Recommended for preschoolers.
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Mon, Dec 09, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Albertson Room
Enjoy these Holiday comedies: 12/2: Surviving Christmas (PG13) 12/9: Four Christmases (PG13) 12/16: Almost Christmas (PG13) 12/23: Fred Claus (PG) 12/30: The Perfect Holiday (PG)

Mon, Dec 09, 11:15am - 12:15pm
Purple Room
Add style to your documents. Impact your readers with images, text boxes and Smart Art. Ensure readability with basic review tools.
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Mon, Dec 09, 11:30am - 1:00pm
Fab Lab
Make and program a remote controlled multicolored light, and a remote controlled piano. Learn the essentials of using wireless infrared communication with an Arduino. (tic101)

Mon, Dec 09, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Audio Production Studio
Mix live sound. Use a live mixer and outboard gear to get the perfect sound for your next event. (tic101)

Mon, Dec 09, 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Purple Room
Organize information in your documents. Insert and format tables to display and calculate data.

Mon, Dec 09, 1:30pm - 5:30pm
Sewing Studio
Come to the Sewing Studio at the Orlando Public Library and bring your sewing projects. All the tools are here for you. Participants are required to bring their own patterns and materials.

Mon, Dec 09, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Photo Studio
Get hands on experience with industry grade lighting kits, accessories and a light meter to master four lighting set ups: Butterfly, Clamshell, Split and Loop.

Mon, Dec 09, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Purple Room
Create professional reports. Unify formatting with Themes and shading, organize topics with titles and headers, and distribute the finished document through printing and sharing options.

Mon, Dec 09, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Simulation Lab / Simulators - Combined
Learn to drive a forklift in lifelike warehouse conditions. Practice moving freight with realistic controls. Instruction will cover the use of the equipment and software. (tic101)
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Mon, Dec 09, 3:00pm - 7:00pm
Audio Production Studio
Audio Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Audio Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
This event is full

Mon, Dec 09, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Melrose Classroom
Explore the benefits of having a defined and consistent visual design style. Use a variety of tools and techniques to apply styles such as watercolor, flat, outline and more.

Canceled
Mon, Dec 09, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
This orientation is your key to accessing the creative and collaborative spaces in the Melrose Center.

Mon, Dec 09, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Club Central
Gaming and homework help collide at the library. Complete your homework with the help of a tutor, and then join your peers for awesome gaming adventures.

Mon, Dec 09, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Photo Studio
Create vibrant and colorful photos using gels. Gain experience using lighting kits and accessories to master colored highlights, colored rim light and colored background lighting set ups.

Mon, Dec 09, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Melrose Classroom
Design a poster in Adobe Illustrator. Use the Transform options to scale objects, frame images using the Transparency panel and speed up text formatting with Paragraph Styles.

Mon, Dec 09, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Photo Studio
Photo Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Photo Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
This event is full

Mon, Dec 09, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
437 - Fourth Floor
Looking for funding? Get the 101 on using this comprehensive directory to win grants and make a difference.
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Mon, Dec 09, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Video Learning Lab
Operate both lighting equipment and camera settings to evoke mood and feeling.

Mon, Dec 09, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Purple Room
Learn the basic features of QuickBooks Pro and how it can be used to organize your business or personal finances. Explore the environment and master the basic concepts of balance sheet.

Mon, Dec 09, 6:15pm - 7:45pm
Learning Cube
Don't throw your knitting project, fix it! Learn how to read stitches, as well as take out stitches and pick up dropped ones in your work.

Mon, Dec 09, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Albertson Room
Explore comics and sequential art as a powerful storytelling form for all skill levels, even if you haven't drawn a picture since elementary school. Bring a pen and paper for this interactive class.

Mon, Dec 09, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Blue Room
Start using Excel today. Input, format and save data in spreadsheets. Calculate data with basic formulas.

Tue, Dec 10, 9:00am - 5:00pm
421 - Fourth Floor
Social worker Andre Morris is on-site to meet with library customers and assist with social and government services.

Tue, Dec 10, 9:30am - 5:00pm
Fab Lab
Do you simply need a space and tools to build your maker projects? We have the equipment and tools, you bring your materials and projects! (tic101)

Tue, Dec 10, 9:30am - 10:30am
Melrose Classroom
Create spectacular and vibrant images through high dynamic range (HDR) photography. Learn the basic camera settings necessary and merge photos into an HDR image using adjustment layers.

Tue, Dec 10, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Photo Studio
Photo Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Photo Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
This event is full

Tue, Dec 10, 10:00am - 2:00pm
Video Production Studio
Video Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Video Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.
This event is full

Tue, Dec 10, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Sewing Studio
Ever wanted to make your own custom clothes, home decor, costumes or accessories? Join us in this basic sewing class and learn about sewing safety, basic sewing machine skills and stitching seams.
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Tue, Dec 10, 10:00am - 11:30am
Video Learning Lab
This class will introduce the basic operations of how to operate the video studio cameras. Learn basic camera settings and the use and care of a camera.

Tue, Dec 10, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Audio Production Studio
Take the first step towards audio recording. Tour the Audio Studio and explore the training options available. Learn the studio workflow, procedures and best practices. (tic101)

Tue, Dec 10, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Melrose Classroom
Use Adobe Photoshop to apply common image editing techniques used to key out a portrait silhouette and modify the background.

Tue, Dec 10, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Video Learning Lab
This class will introduce the basic operations of how to operate the video studio cameras. Learn basic camera settings and the use and care of a camera.

Tue, Dec 10, 12:30pm - 1:00pm
Audio Production Studio
Prior to booking a studio, users are required to successfully complete a brief thirty minute studio-specific assessment.
Please contact the library to register for this event.

Tue, Dec 10, 12:30pm - 2:30pm
Photo Studio
Photo Studio reservations can be made by Melrose members with Photo Studio access credentials. For more information on how to become a member of the Melrose Center, visit ocls.info/melrose.

Tue, Dec 10, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Purple Room
Learn how to create a flowchart to show the sequence of actions within a process of a project or an organizational chart by using Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

Tue, Dec 10, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Sewing Studio
Reading the hieroglyphics on a sewing pattern can be quite intimidating. Let us take you to that next level.

Tue, Dec 10, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Blue Room
Let augmented reality apps enhance real life experiences. Locate restaurants, design your living room, take measurements and create your own simple augmented reality with an easy to use ap