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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
Salvation Army (Alameda) 1918 Park St. Alameda Reuse Free Drop-off
Hope Thrift (Fremont) 41200 Blacow Rd Fremont Reuse Free Drop-off
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.
Salvation Army (Oakland) 601 Webster St. Oakland Reuse Free Drop-off
Knick Knacks Thrift Shop 23385 Saklan Rd Hayward Reuse Free Drop-off
Urban Ore 900 Murray St. Berkeley Reuse Free Drop-off working
Donation Drop Spot 4200 Rosewood Dr Pleasanton Reuse Free Drop-off
Savers (1997 Tice Valley Blvd.) 1997 Tice Valley Blvd. Walnut Creek Reuse Free Drop-off working condition
Salvation Army (3921 Geary Blvd) 3921 Geary Blvd San Francisco Reuse Free Drop-off
St. Vincent de Paul Thrift Store (Fremont) 3777 Decoto Rd Fremont Reuse Free Drop-off
Salvation Army (1500 Valencia St.) 1500 Valencia St. San Francisco Reuse Free Drop-off
The Hidden Treasure Corner 18565 Mission Blvd Hayward Reuse Free Drop-off
Free Oakland UP 2809 MacArthur Blvd Oakland Reuse Free Drop-off
The Salvation Army Home Pick-Up Service 832 Folsom St San Francisco Reuse Free Pick-up
Tri Valley Haven Thrift Store 116 N L St Livermore Reuse Free Drop-off
PLACE Reuse Free Drop-off Working sewing machines and the materials/accessories needed for machine and hand sewing, as well as neatly folded textiles projects and making garment repairs. Zippers, patches, etc. Use online donation form to offer what you have.
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.
St. Vincent de Paul Thrift Store (Livermore) 1817 2nd Street Livermore Reuse Free Drop-off
Savers (7117 Regional St.) 7117 Regional St. Dublin Reuse Free Drop-off working condition
ARF Mart Thrift Store 1950H Market St. Concord Reuse Free Drop-off

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