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Sewing Machine - Working

A sewing machine is a tabletop machine, often containing a pedal to control a needle. Sewing machines are used to stitch linens and fabrics.

Consider donation or posting online for reuse.

Vendors

Vendor Address City Destination Disposal Method Notes
Ace Makerspace 6050 Lowell St
Suite 214
Oakland Reuse Drop-off for a Fee Sewing and Textiles Open Lab (small fee). Join our social sewing event and make wonderful things out of fabric, leather, and fiber materials. Great for beginners or folks just looking to access wonderful tools. Inquire about donation of good condition notions, fabric and machines to members looking for their own or for Ace to acquire more.
American Cancer Society Discovery Shop 40733 Chapel Way Fremont Reuse Free Drop-off
ARF Mart Thrift Store 1950H Market St. Concord Reuse Free Drop-off
Bay Area Electronics Recycling Center (Union City) 33548 Central Ave Union City Recycle Drop-off for a Fee
Centro de Servicios Thrift Store 525 H St Union City Reuse Free Drop-off
Community Thrift Store 623 Valencia St. San Francisco Reuse Free Drop-off
Cotton Patch 1025 Brown Ave. Lafayette Reuse Free Drop-off
Donation Drop Spot 4200 Rosewood Dr Pleasanton Reuse Free Drop-off
East Bay Depot For Creative Reuse 4695 Telegraph Ave.
(drop-off at loading dock on Shattuck Ave between 46th and 47th streets)
Oakland Reuse Free Drop-off Portable, not in cabinet or furniture. Sewing notions and patterns, too. Temporarily not accepting.
Eco Thrift (Hayward) 25891 Mission Blvd. Hayward Reuse Free Drop-off
El Cerrito Recycling + Environmental Resource Center 7501 Schmidt Ln. El Cerrito Reuse Free Drop-off Onsite Donation Trailer.
FabMo 1240 Birchwood Drive Sunnyvale Reuse Free Drop-off Must work well. Fabmo cannot pay to have them repaired.
Free Oakland UP 2809 MacArthur Blvd Oakland Reuse Free Drop-off
Goodwill (Mountain View) 855 E. El Camino Real Mountain View Reuse Free Drop-off
Goodwill (Palo Alto) 4085 El Camino Way Palo Alto Reuse Free Drop-off
Hayward Thrift Center 29498 Mission Blvd. Hayward Reuse Free Pick-up
Hope Thrift (Fremont) 41200 Blacow Rd Fremont Reuse Free Drop-off
Muzhik Clothing Mending Service South Berkeley Farmers' Market
Adeline St & 63rd
Berkeley Reuse Free Drop-off Wanted: sewing machine. Contact with details.
Out of the Closet 1295 Folsom St. San Francisco Reuse Free Drop-off
Out of the Closet 1498 Polk St. San Francisco Reuse Free Drop-off

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