Category Archives for Sewing Machine Maintenance

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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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Fixing a Sewing Machine Foot Pedal (Too Fast, Gets Hot, etc)

Making repairs is a fact of life. No matter what you do in life, you will need to make repairs to favorite items at some point. But most repairs don’t have to be costly or require a professional. You

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Are Sewing Machine Foot Pedals Universal

Are Sewing Machine Foot Pedals Universal?

In short, no. However, there are many manufacturers who sell “universal” foot pedals. So how is that possible? How can we buy “universal” pedals if they don’t actually exist?The reality is that

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