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Who can use the textile equipment at the Fabrication Lab?

All UNB student, staff and faculty are welcome in the Fabrication Lab and are allowed to use the available equipment.

Contact Marc Bragdon (, Head of the Research Commons or Mattia Fonzo (, Research Commons Manager, to learn more.

What equipment is available in the Fabrication Lab?

The UNB RC Fabrication Lab has one Brother CS6000i Sewing Machine available for use. Visit the Brother website for more information about this sewing machine.

This sewing machine has 60 built-in stitches useful for basic top stitches or creative embroidery.

What material do we provide?

The Fabrication Lab has a variety of material available for creating small projects or practicing with the equipment including fabrics of various materials and sizes, different colours of thread, pins, scissors, cutting mat etc.

Visit the Fabrication Lab to see the full material list and determine what you will need for your project.

For large or specific projects, we recommend purchasing your materials from your favourite fabric or craft store.

Fabrication Lab Policies

Please familiarize your yourself with our policies and expectations.

Sewing Machine Guide

If you would like to learn more about machine preparation or tips and tricks on getting started with the sewing machine, visit the Sewing Machine Guide