Creative Studio


Want to work on your own project but just don't have the equipment, tools, or space? Don't want to clutter up your kitchen table? Or just want to get out of the house? The Workshop offers a place to come and work on your projects in an open, bright, friendly space.

What can you do?

  • rent a sewing machine to stitch away on a project 
  • bring in your own project materials and spread out
  • have some fun with one of the many DIY projects we have in store

Sewing Machines For Hire

Machine Rental

Do you have a project to finish or some mending to do? Is your machine out of action or you just don't have one? Rent one of our sewing machines in store so you can get those sewing tasks done!

Rate: $15 per hour, for more than 2 hours its $13 per hour

Price includes use of:

  • Sewing Machine (bobbins -empty, must be purchased separately - 50 cents each)
  • Overlocker (includes use of black, white, or beige thread)
  • Sewing Tools (scissors, snips, tape measures, pins, chalk) 
  • Cutting Table
  • Ironing Station


You must be proficient in and have experience using a sewing machine or overlocker to hire or use one of our machines and be of at least beginner’s level. Staff are available for technical questions about the machines but generally not for sewing advice. If you would like advice or sewing instruction, please book a spot in one of our sewing workshops.

Machine Hire is during open store hours; Tuesday - Saturday.

Please note that machine hire may not be available during busy shop times, special events, or scheduled lessons. Please call ahead or book in advance online to avoid disappointment.

Sorry, we currently only hire machines for use in store.

Book Session

Open Studio

Creative Open Table

Come join us at The Workshop studio and get creative. We have lots of space to spread out. All of the tools, supplies and materials are included for the DIY projects we offer in-house. Prices vary depending on the DIY project selected.

What can you do?

  • paint a wine glass or mini canvas
  • make earrings, necklaces or bracelets
  • work on a leather project
  • make a cozy, chunky blanket
  • plant a mini garden in a glass from our succulent bar
  • bring in your own project to work on

For DIY projects, staff are available for questions but not step-by-step instruction. If you want more guidance, please book a spot in one of our workshops instead.

Rate for studio space rental: $12 per hour, for more than 2 hours its $10 per hour 

See Calendar for Open Times