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Apparel Product Development Studio

The Margaret Ritchie School of Family and Consumer Sciences features a Apparel Product Development Studio, a 1700 square foot space, on the third floor of the Niccolls Building.

This space is used exclusively by apparel, textiles and design students both for classes and for independent work. Students have access to industrial lock stitch machines, sergers, home sewing machines, pressing equipment and specialty machines. The studio can be accessed after hours and on weekends via a keycard system allowing students access to equipment to complete projects.

Equipment available

  • Juki lockstitch sewing machines
  • Bernina sewing machines
  • 5-thread sergers
  • 4-thread sergers
  • Janome embroidery machine
  • BabyLock embroidery machine
  • Industrial irons
  • Ironing presses
  • KnitKing knitting machine
  • Table and floor weaving looms
  • Consew industrial shoe repair/leather sewing machine
  • Industrial coverstitch
  • Covered button hole press
  • Grommet press
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University of Idaho

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Mary Hall Niccolls Building, Rm 103
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