Repair when possible. For local contacts check the Yellow Pages or see W: www.yell.com.
Whale Arts Centre would welcome any used sewing machines for their art reuse projects, as well as any looms, fabric, wool, thread and sewing tools. Please contact directly in the first instance (no drop offs).
T: 0131 458 3267
Some charity shops will accept donations of sewing machines in good condition. Please check first. See Charity Shops, the Edinburgh Charity Shop and Reuse Map on the Changeworks website or request a copy:
Tools for Self Reliance accept hand operated (not treadle or electric) Singer machines:
Tools for Self Reliance
454/1 Gorgie Road
T: 0131 337 4965
Broken electric machines can be recycled at Community Recycling Centres. See COMMUNITY RECYCLING CENTRES.