Manuals For Older Sewing Machines and Free Threading Diagrams

I need information about an old "Good Housekeeper" or "Good Housekeeping" sewing machine. I am having trouble threading it. It is model 712-B.

By Marie from Gresham, OR

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How do I thread a mini potable locksmith sewing machine?

By Donna from Sylvinia, AL

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Hey Donna! I used to live in Dothan:)

Here's a link to a mini sewing machine manual-they are all pretty much the same so you should be able to use the threading info in this manual to thread yours:

http://www.tivax.com/media/downloadable/User%20Manual--SS202.pdf

Here's a link to a YouTube video on using mini machines:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y7ZNjDLJ4jo

Good luck, I hope the above helps. These little machines can be a bit tricky to use but are worth the trouble if a 'real' machine is out of the question for whatever reason.

I got my son a mini from CVS, it's a little fiddly but he is actually getting a lot of use from it a year on from the purchase. He made curtains last month, his roommates are knocked out that he can do that, lol!

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For those of you who are given an older (or newer) sewing machine or buy one at a yard sale or thrift store, here's where you can purchase manuals for your used machine. Plus they have threading diagrams for almost every sewing machine ever made.

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Threading Diagrams:

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