Category Archives for Sewing Machine Maintenance


Serger Won’t Make Chain: Fixing an Overlocker Not Stitching

When in doubt, you can always blame the needles. They play such an important role in sewing that if anything goes wrong, you have a built-in excuse by blaming the needles. If that doesn’t work, you will

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Why Does my Serger Thread Keep Breaking? (Lower Looper)

Sewing is not a perfect hobby. The way sewing machines are made nowadays, it almost takes a genius to thread them. If you get one item wrong you can have your sewing project delayed for some time as you

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Finding Brother SA156 Bobbins (Compatible or Equivalent)

Like sewing machines, bobbins are not all the same. When you need to buy a new bobbin don’t just take any generic brand on the shelf. They may not work for your machine. The assumption is not a good

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Troubleshooting Bernina 830 Record Tension Problems

Bernina sewing machines are seen as the top of the line sewing machines. Their finely tuned precision machines that one would think are trouble-free. But even the best machines have a few difficulties.Bernina

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What is an HA-1sp Needle? (Serger HA 1sp Needle Equivalent) 

When it comes to sewing, one of the most important tools you need is the needle. Using the wrong needle can have you spending more time sewing. The wrong needle can also ruin your sewing machine. Picking

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