Ask a QuestionHere are the questions asked by community members. Read on to see the answers provided by the ThriftyFun community or ask a new question.
I bought my wife a Good Housekeeper sewing machine however it didn't have a manual for it. Does anyone know how to find one?
Robert from CA
I also had a problem with my White sewing machine. I lost the manual and could not find one anywhere on the internet. I contacted the company and they emailed me a pdf file of the manual for free. You will need to know the manufacturer and model numbers.
I need a user manual for a Good Housekeeper sewing machine S#37026. Do you have any idea where I can find one?
By Sandi N
Many companies will have a printer friendly version of their booklets.
I need a manual for a 1960 Good Housekeeping sewing machine.
Try the Husqvarna company website - the Good Housekeeper (not Housekeeping but it's a very common mistake:) sewing machine was a badged-for White Sewing Machine Co machine (badged for chain department stores) and White was purchased by Husqvana-Viking in the late 20th century.
You can also try YouTube - there are several videos there showing how to thread, rewind a bobbin, and other sewing on Good Housekeeper machines.
I have a Good House Keeper sewing machine, model 950-b. I can't find any info on this model. Can anyone help?
According to this post on YouTube, Good Housekeeper sewing machines were 'badged' for the brand but are actually White sewing machines:
So a search using the term 'badged white sewing machines' might yield more info for you, plus the video I linked also has other videos using this particular brand badge.
Where can I get a manual for a Good Housekeeping machine; model 152A?
Try on-line...just type in type and model #...something should come up.
The best I could come up with is https://www.you ch?v=fFSJSkx9zNM
My mother has an old Good Housekeeper sewing machine that needs a manual. It is a Deluxe automatic zig zag precision sewing machine made in Japan, Model 400. I was wondering if anyone could help me in locating a manual for it. She really likes it. It also does embroidering. She says it is turquoise blue. Thanks!
PLease provide a website for the machine 1250 Zig Zag Japanese made. I just recieved this old machine.
try this one.. this may help you find a manual for the sewing machine www.ifixmachines.com
At an estate sale, I purchased a Housekeeper sewing machine, model #S-10. How can I find a manual? There is no address on the machine. It has a made in Japan label on the bottom of the machine.
Any help is appreciated. Thanks for your time.
Have you tried simply Googling using the search term housekeeper model s-10 sewing machine instruction manual?
I love buying vintage machines (mostly Singers since parts are still readily available) and frequently find manuals for a specific machine by Googling keying in the maker, model number, and instruction manual to the search bar.
I always get a ton of 'hits'. Sometimes it takes a while to find what I'm really looking for, but I do find most of the ones I need. Some are free, some are a PayPal download, but in all the years I've been Googling machine manuals, the only one I cannot find is a 50s era Russian made Jones, lol!
ThriftyFun is one of the longest running frugal living communities on the Internet. These are archives of older discussions.
Any help would be greatly appreciated!
Jennifer from Southaven, MS
Email the company they should be able to send you one tell them how you got the machine and no manuel. Good Luck (10/13/2005)
You might look for one on Ebay - I noticed once that there were several on there - it may not be your model but it's worth a try. Also you might check on the internet as sometimes things like this are available to download. Last idea would be to call the company and see if you can buy one or have them send you one. (10/14/2005)
Have you tried to find a manual in .pdf format on the internet that you can download? Many companies now have user manuals available in this format on their site. (10/15/2005)
By Cindy Irby
Try sewusa.com. I got a manual for an old Kenmore that I bought at a church sale...If they have your model they will even show a free page on how to thread your machine.
Good luck..happy sewing.... Anita (12/16/2005)