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Heavy-duty Sewing Machine Basics and Certification

August 13 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

man in front of big sewing machine

Level up your sewing abilities and learn how to operate the heady-duty walking foot machines at Ace safely. These machines effortlessly sew through leather, many layers of denim, faux fur, and outdoor nylon.

Masks are required for this event. *New Guests must have a Full Guest Account before this event starts. Get a FREE account on checkout!

Level: Intermediate (sewing)
Timing: 2 hours
Location: Coworking/Textiles (suite 206)
Prerequisites: Basic Sewing Machine Competency and Confidence
Certification: Certification of heavy-duty walking foot machines (Pfaff and Cowboy)
Age: 18+

What to bring: A notebook or well-charged phone for taking notes.
What to wear: Closed-toe shoes, short sleeves, and work clothes. Long hair must be tied back.

Scholarships are only available after 3 spots have been filled. The scholarship for this class is funded primarily by a small amount added to other student fees. If you need a scholarship for this class, please submit this request form . You may be notified as little as 24 hours before the event, depending on event sales.

This class requires a minimum of 3 students per session. If the class is canceled, we can offer a refund but otherwise, do not.

Members may use the space quietly for coworking or light machine work as long as it does not interrupt the class. 


August 13
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Phoebe Weiss
Person smiling, serger




Ace Makerspace
6050 Lowell St., Ste. 214
Oakland, CA 94608 United States
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Heavy Duty Sewing 8-13-24
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$ 40.00
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Refund & Cancellation Policy

Refunds, Transfers, or Credits are only offered if the class is canceled. We do not offer credits, transfers, or refunds for student cancelations. You can offer your seat for sale to others (use the comments). You are solely responsible for those transactions & letting us know who is taking your spot.

Late Arrival Policy

Arriving on time to class is very important.

For certification classes we are unable to accommodate late arrivals. If you arrive more than 10 minutes past the start time you will be unable to attend that day and your class fee is forfeit. For non-certification classes, your ability to participate will be based on instructor discretion. 


Are you a partner hosting an event at Ace Makerspace? Please refer to the Ace Planning Calendar to check for available time slots.