Sewing Machine


The SINGER Heavy Duty 4452 is designed for with heavy duty projects in mind, from denim to canvas, but the machine can also handle everyday sewing needs and lighter fabrics.

Groundworks has the following tools and accessories available for use:


  • Sewing Needles
  • Bobbins
  • Seam Ripper
  • Fabric Scissors
  • Thread Snips
  • Measuring Tape
  • Marking Pencils


  • Even Feed/Walking Foot
  • Non-Stick Foot
  • Clearance Plate
  • Zipper Foot
  • Buttonhole Foot
  • Button Sewing Foot
  • Edge/Quilting Guide

What You'll Need

Use of the sewing machine is free. Aside from the tools and accessories listed above, patrons are required to bring their own supplies. Fabric and other materials can be purchased from local stores (Pressing Matters Quilt Shoppe and Fields Fabrics), most big box stores, and online craft stores like Spoonflower, JOANN Fabric, Michaels and many more.

Contact us with your questions if you are unsure which material to purchase for your project or don’t know if the material you need is compatible with the Singer 4452 machine.

Station Reservations

Groundworks’ sewing machine is available on first come, first served basis. HDL patrons may call to reserve the sewing machine during Groundworks’ open hours up to one day in advance. Please note:

  • There is a 15-minute grace period before reservations are cancelled.
  • Laptops are for use in the lower level only and cannot be checked out. A valid library card is needed to sign in.
  • The computer shuts off and erases all data saved to it when a session expires.
  • Reservations can be made up to 1 day in advance by calling Groundworks directly.
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