Here you will find helpful links related to sewing machines.
A History of Sewing Machines (1755 - 1842)
A brief introduction to the early development of the sewing machine between 1755 and 1842.
A History of Sewing Machines (1843 - 1873)
Part two of my brief introduction to the early development of the sewing machine between 1843 and 1873.
A History of Sewing Machines - Conclusions
Conclusion of my brief introduction to the early development of the sewing machine.
Adjusting Sewing Machine Tension [offsite link]
Adjusting the top and bottom (bobbin case) tension on your machine will no longer be a mystery with these detailed instructions (link opens a .pdf).
April is National Serger Month
A serger - versatile companion to a sewing machine, is all about its loopers, tension discs, knife blades, feed dogs, many thread cones and specialty presser feet. The resulting neatly trimmed and overcast seam produced by a serger is a sewing time saver.
Baby Lock [offsite link]
Product information and free projects for the Baby Lock line of sewing and embroidery machines.
Bernina USA [offsite link]
Information and free projects for Bernina sewing machines.
Brother [offsite link]
Offers product information, tutorials, free embroidery downloads, and projects to be used with the Brother line of sewing and embroidery machines.
Dating Your Featherweight [offsite link]
Using the serial number off your machine, find out your Singer sewing machine´s birthdate with this informational chart.
Diagram of a Typical Sewing Machine [offsite link]
Before setting up your machine, learn the names of all the parts with this diagram of a typical machine.
Elna USA [offsite link]
Product information and free projects for Elna sewing machines.
Husqvarna Viking [offsite link]
Product information and free projects for the Husqvarna Viking machines.
Janome [offsite link]
Product information, projects, and techniques for the Janome line of sewing machines.
Pfaff USA [offsite link]
Product information and projects for Pfaff sewing machines.
Sew Special Fabrics
Authorized dealer of Singer sewing machines - home of the Lowest Price Guarantee, plus free shipping.
Sewing Machines and Sewing Projects [offsite link]
This site documents and reviews older mechanical sewing machines and offers free sewing patterns and projects including step-by-step photos and instructions.
Singer [offsite link]
Product information and projects for Singer sewing machines.
Treadle Sewing Machines early 1900’s
The lovely grand dame of the vintage sewing world - the treadle sewing machine, surprisingly remains in use in many areas of the world today.
Troubleshooting Sewing Machine Problems [offsite link]
If your sewing machine is showing symptoms of troublesome problems, check out this guide to root causes and take corrective action.
Vintage Machine Care & Cleaning [offsite link]
Information on dismantling and cleaning vintage machines.
White Sewing Machine Company [offsite link]
Product information and free projects to use with White sewing machines.
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