Sewing Machines

Here you will find helpful links related to sewing machines.

Adjusting Sewing Machine Tension star[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 star
A serger - versatile companion to a sewing machine, is all about its loopers, tension discs, knife blades, feed dogs, multiple thread cones and specialty presser feet. The resulting neatly trimmed and overcast seam produced by a serger is a time saver. Its a type of machine that sews, with attitude!

Baby Lock star[offsite link]
Product information and free projects for the Baby Lock line of sewing and embroidery machines.

Bernina USA star[offsite link]
Information and free projects for Bernina sewing machines.

Brother star[offsite link]
Offers product information, tutorials, free embroidery downloads, and projects to be used with the Brother line of sewing and embroidery machines.

Common Machine Stitch Issues star
Despite our best efforts at coaxing our sewing machines to produce a secure, uniform interlocked stitch, frustrating difficulties are inevitable along the way. This highly functional multiple component machine must have everything working in synchronous harmony to produce thousands of even stitches.

Dating Your Featherweight star[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 star[offsite link]
Before setting up your machine, learn the names of all the parts with this diagram of a typical machine.

Elna USA star[offsite link]
Product information and free projects for Elna sewing machines.

Husqvarna Viking star[offsite link]
Product information and free projects for the Husqvarna Viking machines.

Janome star[offsite link]
Product information, projects, and techniques for the Janome line of sewing machines.

Pfaff USA star[offsite link]
Product information and projects for Pfaff sewing machines.

Sew Special Fabrics star
Authorized dealer of Singer sewing machines - home of the Lowest Price Guarantee, plus free shipping.

Sewing Machine Fundamentals star
As long as our mechanical or electronic gadgets work well, they tend to mesh beautifully with the fabric of our busy lives. The very moment they cease to perform the function for which they were intended, or perform that function poorly, our tensions rise!

Sewing Machine Thread Missteps star
Sewing tips that can save time, cost or reveal some clever tidbit of info are always welcome. It is only those that provide really practical workable results to have expected value for the sewer. Sewing machine thread issues can provide frustrating moments if not for a few simple tips to consider.

Sewing Machines and Sewing Projects star[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 star[offsite link]
Product information and projects for Singer sewing machines.

Treadle Sewing Machines early 1900’s star
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 star[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 star[offsite link]
Information on dismantling and cleaning vintage machines.

White Sewing Machine Company star[offsite link]
Product information and free projects to use with White sewing machines.

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