'Sweat Shop' in Paris - A Sewing Cafe
You can rent a machine for an hour for 6 euros or a 3-day pass for 55 euros. Are you a student? They offer discounts for students. They also have workshops for sewing, and even have one for kids.
The main website - Sweat Shop Paris - Cafe Couture
Pictures of the shop - Their official blog
For those of us that can read in French, you'll be just fine. For those that can't - don't worry - click the EN at the top right for an English version of the page. Hitting a translate button from a browser won't help you.
So now - no excuse for tossing out a perfectly good pair of trousers with the loose hem because you have no sewing machine and can't do it by hand...in Paris anyway.
Renee Shelton is a baker and creator of Pastry Sampler. She writes about things she likes or are important to her: the food and service industry, gardening, sewing, and all things pastry. When she isn't barefoot in the kitchen with a dirty apron, you'll find her scouting out old books for her collection.