Sips N Sews Inc

Sips N Sews Inc

Business - Student Specialist (Adult Membership)


This membership is designed for professionals in the apparel industry. The Specialist Membership provides all the amazing member benefits and adds access to a wide range of industrial sewing machines, capable of tackling the commercial needs of our local fashion focused businesses, in the dedicated mezzanine area. Perfect for Etsy owners, Fashion Designers with boutique store fronts, and any other textile focused product.

Brother DT6-B926 – Feed off the Arm, 2/3 needle, Chain Stitch
Brother DBZ-B737-403, Exedra – Straight, single needle, 2 thread with lockstitch
Juki DDL-555-5 – Straight , single needle, 2 thread
Singer 241-12 – Straight, single needle, 2 thread, Servo
Singer 269 W8 - Bar Tack
Yamato DCZ 361-CD3 – Overlock/Serger, 2 needle, 5 thread
Lewis Union Special 200-1 – Button Sewing, adjustable for shank & 2 -4 hole
Reece S2 BH – Buttonholer/Bar Tack stitch, adjustable to 1 ½
Renown DVN 21 BK - Cover Stitch 2 needle
Artisan/Consew CM-500 – Blind Stitch with foot speed control

Rivet Foot Press
Hook & Bar Foot Press
Grommet & Snap Foot Press

Notions Nook: Needles, nippers, scissors, pattern paper, tailor’s chalk, rulers, thimbles, pins, interfacing, bias tape, buttons, fasteners, elastic, zippers, grommet presses and dress forms.

Thread Wall: In every color; silk, cotton, nylon and canvas selections.

Cutting & Ironing tables: 11 foot tables and more.

Design Walls: Over 30 Feet of design wall

Partner Discounts: Discounts at local retailers, legal service professionals, business professionals and local restaurants, plus a preferred resale list that includes local SF retailers who purchase locally.

Community Benefits

Sipping: The “Sips” is a self serve Tea Bar with every type of tea cup/saucer or mug for any mood one is in. The Sipping area is perfect for lunch or a quiet moment to take advantage of the WiFi (included in membership).

PopUp Market: The 1st Thursday of the month from 6 – 9:30, Sips N Sews hosts a PopUp Market. Members sell their wares to the general public. Sips N Sews is a publish stop on the Art Walk map with monthly distribution of 10k .

Access to experienced Sewists: The Sips N Sews community is full of student enrolled in local fashion design programs, hobbyist with 20+ years of sewing experience and other individual who have extensive hands on sewing experience, these individuals are always eager to lend a hand. Just place a note on the Jobs for Hire board located in the Sipping Area.

**Check in required on first use of membership, please have government issue identification, order number and business licenses information available. Equipment Liability waivers are required**

You agree by purchase of a membership or service, you are agreeing to all terms and conditions in this Agreement. You also agree to follow Sips N Sews’ membership policies and all studio rules. Sips N Sews may, at its sole discretion, modify the policies and any facility rule without notice at any time.

All Notions must be attached to project in studio
No Pets allowed in any part of studio
No smoking in any part of the studio
No food is allowed on machine or work tables
Cell Phones Conversations allowed is Sipping Area
Pincushions must be used at all times
Quartz topped table is for Ironing ONLY
Return all tools and notions to Notions Wall

I have in person, operated, maintained and have the knowledge to troubleshoot the industrial sewing equipment available for use at Sips N Sews. I acknowledge and understand that Sips N Sews, Inc. does not provide education, tutorials, support or advice on the operation or maintenance of the following list of industrial sewing equipment. I, acknowledge and understand, as the Member have complete responsibility to self enforce, which includes, refraining from operating any equipment in which, that I lack the experience, knowledge, education to operate, maintain and have knowledge to troubleshoot such equipment in a safe and effective manner.

Industrial Sewing Machine:
Brother DT6-B926 – Feed off the Arm, 2/3 needle, Chain Stitch
Brother DBZ-B737-403, Exedra – Straight stitch single needle, 2 thread with lockstitch
Juki DDL-555-5 – Straight stitch, single needle, 2 thread
Singer 269W9 - Bar Tack
Singer 241-12 – Straight stitch, single needle, 2 thread, Servo
Yamato DCZ 361-CD3 – Overlock/Serger, 2 needle, 5 thread
Lewis Union Special 200-1 – Button Sewing, adjustable for shank & 2 -4 hole
Reece S2 BH – Buttonholer/Bar Tack stitch, adjustable to 1 ½
Renown – DVW21BK – Cover Stitch
Artisan/Consew CM-500 – Blind Stitch with foot speed control

Your membership permits you to use Sips N Sews’ premises, facilities, equipment and services (collectively called “Facilities”) as shown and limited by the membership identified in this Agreement. Your membership is non-transferable by you and gives you no rights in Sips N Sews, its management, property, or operation. Sips N Sews may assign or transfer your membership in its sole discretion. Sips N Sews can sell memberships at different rates and terms then yours. Any special promotional membership or rate regarding privileges, usage, hours, or Facilities is valid only at the facilities enrollment. It is your responsibility to notify Sips N Sews of any change in your address or phone number.
Your all facility privileges are limited to those benefits identified at the time of this purchase. Sips N Sews reserves the right to charge an extra fee and /or extra dues for your use of any service or product not included in your in the Agreement at the time you enrolled.
Membership Pause: Sips N Sews will only pause your membership, upon receipt of written notification to Written notice must be received 30 (thirty) days prior date pause request begins, reactivation date must accompany notification. Any notification that does not contain reactivation date with be considered invalid.
Financial Policy
Dues & Fees: You agree to pay the Dues and Fees listed on this Agreement. All prepaid monthly Dues are not refundable. Whether or not you use the Facilities, you must still pay your monthly Dues. You agree to pay Sips N Sews an administrative fee for any declined credit/debit card transaction, or other debit problems, such as but not limited to non-sufficient funds, closed account, frozen or declined credit or similar circumstances. The current fee is included in this agreement, this fee is subject to change at Sips N Sews sole discretion without prior notice.
Right to Increase Dues: Sips N Sews may increase your monthly dues upon 30 days written notice to the address on this agreement.
Charges & Taxes: If you or your guest incur any Sips N Sews charges for good or service that include, without limitation, classes, supplies, notions, fabric, or similar services, you agree to pay for them according to Sips N Sews rates and practices then in effect. Sips N Sews has the right to add any such rate to your monthly EFT Dues. Sips N Sews has the right in its sole discretion to add any utility charges or surcharges to your Prepaid Dues and monthly EFT Dues.
Automatic Monthly Deductions & Timely Payments: You have full control over the EFT and can stop it anytime by notifying Sips N Sews, in writing, 30 (thirty) days before the 1st of a calendar month. You must notify Sips N Sews within 60 days of a claimed EFT error on your bank statement of credit card statement. If you EFT ends for any reason, your membership may be immediately suspended at Sips N Sews election. You will have 30 days from the date your EFT ends. Upon reinstatement, all past due amounts, including any administrative fees will be electronically deducted or you must pay all past due amounts at the time of reinstatement if prepaying.
Unavailability of limited hours of Facilities and services
Unavailability: Sips N Sews regularly closed its Facilities for maintenance, selected Holidays and other hours based on municipal requirements. Not all Facilities or services are open and available during the same hours. If facility is closed or unavailable for more than 10 days, except for acts of nature, Sips N Sews will extend your membership for the same period your facility was closed or completely unavailable, unless there is a facility open and available within 10 miles of the facility that you enrolled at. Sips N Sews may delete, change, discontinue, repair, or replace any part of the facility or services without any effect on this Agreement. Any of the facilities or services including but not limited to, classes, equipment, notions, refreshments, and staff may be discontinued altogether at any time and may be offered on a “first come first served basis”. Sips N Sews reserves the right to charge a separate participation or reservation fee for any facility or service.
Closure, Move, or Sale of Facility: Sips N Sews may permanently close or move your facility of enrollment without any effect on this Agreement if it transfers your membership to another facility within 10 miles of the one affected
Physical Condition & No Medical Advice: You represent that you are in good physical condition and have no medical reason or impairment that might prevent you from your intended use of Sips N Sews Facility and the equipment as available. Upon signing this Agreement you advise Sips N Sews you have no physical or mental concerns that would limit your abilities to use and operate any and all equipment on the premises.
Liability for Property: Sips N Sews is not liable to you for any personal property that is damaged, lost or stolen while on or around Sips N Sews premises including, but not limited to, any property left in a locker or anywhere in facility. If you or your guest cause any damage to Sips N Sews facilities and the contents of the facility, including but not limited to all sewing machines, scissors, forms, and all supplies, you are liable to Sips N Sews for its cost of repair or replacement.
Entire Agreement & Enforcement: You acknowledge that neither Sips N Sews, nor anyone else, made an representations or promises upon which you relied that are not stated in this Agreement. Handwritten changes to this Agreement are not valid. This is the entire agreement between you and Sips N Sews and replaces any oral or other written agreement. If a court declares any part of this Agreement invalid, it will not invalidate the remaining parts, which continue unaffected. If Sips N Sews does not enforce any right in this Agreement for any reason, Sips N Sews does not waive its right to enforce it later.
Cancellation, Termination, Refund
Cancellation Rights: Processing and membership dues are non-refundable, unless specifically stated otherwise below.
Termination of Monthly Membership: You may terminate your Monthly Membership at any time upon (1) one month written notice to Sips N Sews. Your monthly membership within one calendar month following the month Sips N Sews receives the written notice. Notice of termination must be received at least thirty (30) business days before your EFT bill date to allow Sips N Sews sufficient time to process your termination. If your termination notice is not received at least thirty (30) business days before your EFT bill date, your Monthly membership ends the second month following the month Sips N Sews receives written notice. Sips N Sews will apply your last month Dues to you last month.
Termination for Cause by Sips N Sews: Sips N Sews may, at its option, terminate your membership if (1) you fail to complete all signature lines and required initial blocks, (2) you fail to make timely payments under any payment plan, (3) any monthly payments or Dues are late, (4) the monthly EFT payments or Dues are interrupted or discontinued for any reason and you or your co-signer do not provide an acceptable alternative, (5) you fail to follow any of Sips N Sews Membership Policies or Facility rules or violate any part of this Agreement, or (6) your conduct is improper or harmful to the best interest of Sips N Sews or its members. Termination is effective on the date Sips N Sews mails a written notice to your last known address. You are liable for all financial obligations until that date.
If there is any dispute or claim between you and Sips N Sews involving an amount in controversy of more than Two Thousand ($2,000.00), or if your dispute or claim is or could be designated as a class action, you and Sips N Sews agree to submit the dispute for resolution to binding arbitration using the American Arbitration Association's (AAA) Commercial Arbitration Rules (AAA Rules) in effect on the date of this Agreement, except as to those AAA Rules that conflict with or differ from this Agreement. Unless controlling legal authority requires otherwise, there shall be no right or authority for any dispute to be heard or arbitrated on a class action basis, as a private attorney, or on a basis involving disputes brought in a purported representative capacity on behalf of the general public, provided, however, that any individual claim is subject to this agreement to arbitrate. You and Sips N Sews agree that the provisions of this Agreement supersede any provision of the AAA Rules. Arbitration mans that neither you nor Sips N Sews can sue each other in a court over the dispute and that a neutral arbitrator will decide it , not a jury or judge.
To start the arbitration process, notwithstanding any statute of limitation that would apply in the absence of this agreement, either party must submit a written arbitration request to the other within one year of the date the party asserting the claim had knowledge of any fact(s) which form the basis for the claim, Any failure to request arbitration with the one year period , shall constitute a waiver of all rights to raise any claim and consent to dismissal of any claim brought more the one year after knowledge of any fact(s) which form the basis for the claim.
The arbitration shall be held at the AAA office nearest to the club you joined. The law of the state where you enrolled governs the dispute. If the dispute involves the terms of this Agreement or the financial obligations under this Agreement, then the parties agree they cannot conduct any discovery of any kind, which means that neither party can demand that the other produce documents, take any depositions, or request written response to discovery. This limitation on discovery shall not apply to the extent that the law of the state where you enrolled requires that parties to an arbitration agreement be permitted to conduct discovery.
Facilities, representations, personal injury, property, contract, and tort damage of any kind. If there is any dispute over the applicability of arbitration or the validity of the Assumption of Risk/Waiver provisions, only an Arbitrator, not a court, may decide the dispute, which the Arbitrator must determine in a separate hearing before arbitration may proceed.
If it is determined by the arbitrator or by a court that any part of a claim or dispute is not subject to arbitration under this Agreement, the parties hereby acknowledge, agree and stipulate that the part of the claim or dispute that is not subject to arbitration shall be stayed pending completion of the arbitration.
Each party will pay its own expenses, including attorney's fees and costs. Any judgment on the arbitrator's award may be entered in any court having jurisdiction. The arbitration award shall be complete and final, and the parties waive all rights to appeal or any right to challenge the award. The parties shall not disclose the existence, contents , or results of the arbitration without the written consent of both parties.
Limitation of Liability: Any award by an Arbitrator or a Court is limited to the terms on this Agreement, unless otherwise expressly provided for under state law. Neither an Arbitrator nor a Court can award either party any indirect, incidental or consequential damages, even if one party told the other party that they might suffer these damages.

By purchasing, I acknowledge and agree that I have read the foregoing and know of the nature of the activities at Sips N Sews, Inc., and you agree to all the terms, rules and regulations, hereby, set forth in this agreement in the county of San Francisco, State of California;

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