Sewing Machine Stuck in Reverse?This is a page about a sewing machine stuck in reverse. Right in the middle of sewing the machine gets stuck in reverse.
Sewing Machine Needle Won't Stay Threaded?This is a page about sewing machine needle won't stay threaded. It is always frustrating to begin a sewing project only to have your machine stop working properly.
Value of an Antique Singer Sewing Machine?Sewing machines have been around for over 100 years and there are many old-fashioned ones that can be still found for sale. This is a page about the value of an antique Singer sewing machine.
Sewing Machine Won't Sew in Reverse?This is a page about sewing machine won't sew in reverse. It can be very frustrating when your sewing machine is not working properly. It may be time to take it in for repair.
Repairing a Sewing MachineUnfortunately sometimes your sewing machine requires troubleshooting and repair for a variety of problems, such as jamming. This is a page about repairing a sewing machine.
Repairing the Bobbin Winder on a Singer Sewing Machine?The bobbin winder on your machine is an important feature that you really can't do without. This is a page about repairing the bobbin winder on a Singer sewing machine.
Sewing Machine Needle Not Catching ThreadIt can be very frustrating if your machine is not sewing properly. This page is about sewing machine needle not catching thread.
Repairing a Singer Sewing MachineThis is a page about repairing a Singer sewing machine. Some problems that you may experience with your sewing machine can be repaired or adjusted at home, others will need to be looked at by a repair person.
Repairing a Kenmore Sewing MachineThis is a page about repairing a Kenmore sewing machine. Kenmore sewing machines, made for Sears, are found in numerous households. When your machine begins to preform badly or stops sewing altogether it is time for repairs. Some can be done by the owner and others may require the services of a professional repair person.
Sewing Machine Not StitchingThis is a page about sewing machine not stitching. Sometimes you can troubleshoot and make the needed repairs to your sewing machine.
Putting My Sewing Machine Back Together?If you have even attempted to repair your sewing machine, you may have had the unfortunate experience of being unable to put it back together again. This is a page about putting my sewing machine back together.
Sewing Machine Presser Foot Stuck Up?This is a page about sewing machine presser foot stuck up. Sewing is impossible if the presser foot on your machine is stuck up.
Repairing a Janome or New Home Sewing...This is a page about repairing a Janome or New Home sewing machine. Some problems with your sewing machine can be fixed at home by making adjustments or replacing parts.
Sewing Machine Needle Not Moving?The reason that the needle will not move on your sewing machine may be due to a jam or a broken part. If you are unable to fix it on your own, it may be time to take it to a shop. This is a page about what to do if your sewing machine needle is not moving.
Bobbin Case Stuck on a Singer Sewing Machine?If the bobbin has become stuck on your Singer sewing machine, you may need to have it repaired professionally. This is a page about bobbin case in singer machine stuck.
Sewing Machine is Breaking or Bending NeedlesThis is a page about sewing machine is breaking or bending needles. Having a needle break or bend right in the middle of a sewing project can be very frustrating. Knowing how to troubleshoot the cause and make the repair would get you back to work.
Sewing Machine Not Feeding Fabric?This is a page about when sewing machine not feeding fabric. It is so frustrating when your sewing machine malfunctions.
Sewing Machine Thread Keeps BreakingThis is a page about when sewing machine thread keeps breaking. It is very frustrating to have the thread on your sewing machine constantly break.
Repairing a Long Arm Quilting Machine?This is a page about repairing a long arm quilting machine. Long arm quilters can speed up the quilting process quite a bit, but do occasionally need to be serviced.
Repairing a Nelco Sewing Machine?These vintage machines imported in the late 1950s from Japan were well made and can still be found stitching away in many homes. This is a page about repairing a Nelco sewing machine.
Repairing a Pfaff Sewing Machine?This is a page about repairing a Pfaff sewing machine. Pfaff sewing machines are great machines. If repaired and maintained properly, they can last a very long time.
Repairing Handwheel on a Singer Sewing Machine?The handwheel needs to move freely for proper sewing and can develop a problem when the machine is not set properly and gets jammed. This is a page about repairing handwheel on a singer sewing machine.
Brother Sewing Machine Manuals?This page is about brother sewing machine manuals.Finding a replacement manual for a sewing machine can be a challenge.
Sewing Machine Constantly Runs When Turned On?There must be a short somewhere if your machine is not being controlled by the foot pedal. Time to consult a professional. This is a page about sewing machine constantly runs when plugged in.
Replacement of New Home Memory Craft Drive BeltI have an New Home Memory Craft 7500. The drive belt broke, can the machine be opened to replace the belt without issues to the computer or mother board?
Raising Feed Dogs on a Singer 6268 Sewing Machine?Sometimes it can be frustrating trying to find the control for raising the feed dogs on a new sewing machine. This is a page about raising feed dogs on a Singer 6268 sewing machine.
Repairing a Tension Knob on a Singer Sewing Machine?Without the ability to properly adjust the tension on your sewing machine stitches can vary and cause unsightly seams that can be too loose or too tight. This is a page about repairing the tension knob on a Singer sewing machine.
Replacement Parts for a Precision Sewing Machine?This is a page about replacement parts for a Precision sewing machine. Finding the right parts to fix your sewing machine can save you a lot of money on buying a new machine.
Adjusting the Timing on Sewing MachineThis is a page about adjusting the timing on sewing machine. Problems with what seems like timing on your sewing machine, can be caused by a variety of things.
Bobbin Getting TangledThis is a page about bobbin getting tangled. It is extremely frustrating to sit down to your sewing machine to start a project only to have it malfunction.
How to Find the Model Number on a New Home Sewing Machine?It's necessary to locate the model number on sewing machines, for repair parts and other information, but it can be difficult on older models. This is a page about how to find the model number on a New Home sewing machine.
Foot Pedal Not Working on Sewing Machine?Even with power to the sewing machine light and controls, it is possible for the foot pedal to not work. This may be repairable or you might need to buy a new one. This is a page about the foot pedal not working on a sewing machine.
Repairing a Toyota Sewing MachineBefore you take your broken machine to a repairman, you may be able to fix the problem yourself. This is a page about repairing a Toyota sewing machine.
Manuals For Older Sewing MachinesThis page is about manuals for older sewing machines. Finding a replacement manual for an older sewing machine can be a challenge.
Troubleshooting an Embroidery MachineThis is a page about troubleshooting an embroidery machine. Determining what the problem is with a embroidery sewing machine can be a challenge and may require a professional repair person.
Repairing a Singer 6268 Sewing MachineSome issues with your sewing machine can be repaired or adjusted at home, but some problems will need to be looked at by a repair person. This is a page about repairing a Singer 6268 sewing machine.
Sewing Machine Has No Power When Plugged In?Troubleshooting the electrical problems with your sewing machine may be something you can do yourself, depending on your skills. This is a page about sewing machine has no power when plugged in.
Refurbishing a Vintage Sewing Machine?This is a page about refurbishing a vintage sewing machine. Just because your machine is old does not mean it is no longer useful. It may just need some maintenance.
Singer Sewing Machine Not Picking Up Bobbin Thread?If you have pulled your threads properly, it may be a worn bobbin gear when your machine is not picking up the bobbin thread. This is a page about Singer sewing machine not picking up bobbin thread.
Adjusting the Tension on Your Sewing...This is a page about adjusting the tension on your sewing machine. You just finished sewing a seam only to find loopy loose stitches instead of a nice neat line of tight stitches. Does your thread constantly break? The problem is probably with the machine's tension.
Repairing a Kenmore Ultra Stitch Sewing Machine?This is a page about repairing a Kenmore Ultra Stitch sewing machine. It is truly frustrating when your sewing machine malfunctions; determining the cause may be elusive.
Bobbin Case Keeps Falling Out of a Sewing Machine?This is a page about the bobbin case keeps falling out of a sewing machine. You have just cleaned your machine or rewound the bobbin and now the case won't stay inside the machine.
Repairing a Brother Sewing MachineSome sewing machine repairs are easy enough for the owner to make themselves. Others may require taking it in for repairs. This page contains some information about repairing a Brother sewing machine.
Instruction Manual for Nelco Sewing Machine?These vintage sewing machines were manufactured in Japan and are still popular today with collectors. This page contains information for finding an instruction manual for a Nelco sewing machine.
Repairing a Jammed Sewing Machine?Sometimes a jammed machine can be fixed at home, without the need for taking it in to a shop. First remove thread, bobbin case, and needle if possible. Check to see if there is a wad of thread or lots of lint and clean. Continue troubleshooting using the tips on this page. This is a page about repairing a jammed sewing machine.
John Lewis Sewing Machine Replacement Parts?This is a page about John Lewis sewing machine replacement parts. It can sometimes be a challenge to find parts for an older sewing machine.
Janome Machine Not Picking Up Bobbin Thread?There are a few things that can cause this problem. Try checking the manual or manufacturer's website. If all else fails it is time for a trip to the repair shop. This is a page about Janome machine not picking up bobbin thread.
Fabric Stuck Under the Needle Plate on Sewing Machine?I am a beginner to sewing.My fabric is stuck underneath the medal needle plate. Should I take it apart? or take it to the store? What should I do?
Blades on MTD Riding Mower Won't Disengage?The mower blades won't disengage on my MTD riding lawn mower. I tried turning the screw that should turn it off, but that doesn't work. What should I do now?
Deluxe Precision Sewing Machine Parts?My thread take up spring got completely mangled by the take up lever. I have been unable to find anyone to get me a replacement as it is so badly mangled you can't tell what it is supposed to look like! Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated!
Singer Sewing Machine Won't Sew?If your Singer sewing machine has stopped working, it may need repair from a professional. This is a page about singer sewing machine won't sew.
Feed Dogs Not Advancing Fabric?You can't use your machine when the feed dogs malfunction and don't move the fabric forward. This is a page about feed dogs not advancing fabric.
Winding the Bobbin on a Singer Touch-tronic 2005?I have just come into a Singer Touch-tronic 2005 and cannot fill the bobbin. Can you help?
Bobbin Not Winding?If the bobbin is not winding on your sewing machine, you will need to get it repaired before you can continue using the machine. This is a page about bobbin not winding.
Brother CS6000i Sewing Machine Won't Sew?Some problems with a sewing machine can be repaired by the crafter or seamstress. Certain issues simply need an adjustment made to correct the malfunction. This is a page about what to do when a Brother CS6000i sewing machine won't sew.
Sewing Machine Needle Won't Move Using Pedal?If your sewing machine's pedal has stopped working, you may need to replace it or have the pedal repaired. This is a page about sewing machine needle won't move using pedal.
Removing a Screw That Fell Into a Sewing Machine?Retrieving a screw from the inside of a sewing machine may be done by the user with a magnet if the machine is not computerized, a totally manual one for example. Computerized or more complex machines probably need to be taken to a repair shop for safe removal of the screw. This is a page about removing a screw that fell into a sewing machine.
Finding Parts for Antique Sewing Machines?This page is about finding parts for antique sewing machines. When parts are no longer being made, it can be difficult to find the what you need to fix and be able to use an old machine.
Adjusting the Stitch Length on a Janome Sewing Machine?The stitch length on a sewing machine sometimes needs to be readjusted. If the controls do not work correctly, it may be time to take it in to the repair shop. This is a page about adjusting the stitch length on a Janome sewing machine.
Opening a Singer Confidence 7469Q Quilter Sewing Machine?Sometimes an attempt to try and fix or make an adjustment to your sewing machine is thwarted from the beginning by an inability to open up the machine. This is a page about opening a Singer Confidence 7469Q Quilter sewing machine.
Bobbin Winding Switch Not Working on a Toyota Sewing Machine?Some sewing machines have a switch that changes the function from sewing to bobbin winding. If this switch fails, you will need to fix it or have it repaired. This is a page about the bobbin winding switch not working on a Toyota sewing machine.
Sewing Machine Slows Down?If your sewing machine slows down when you are using it, you probably have some friction being caused in the mechanism somehow. A sewing machine that slows down will most likely need to be taken in for repair.
Replacing a Sewing Machine Fuse?This is a page about replacing a sewing machine fuse. Your manual should provide the information on how to do the replacement. If you do not have a manual, check online by manufacturer. You should be able to find the instructions and very likely a downloadable manual as well.
Sewing Machine Won't Turn Off Bobbin WindingI have a really old Kenmore sewing machine and I have it all threaded right. But when I went to start sewing, I noticed that it was set to bobbin winding. I tried to change it but it won't let me. No matter what I try and set it to, it just beeps at me.
Troubleshooting a Simplicity Sewing Machine?I have a Simplicity sewing machine, made in the 1980s. It works fine sometimes, but often it goes crazy. I hold the pedal about halfway down, and the speed changes drastically (super fast to super slow to fast to slow, to a dead stop, then starting again).
Adjusting the Needle Position on a Kenmore Sewing Machine?Can you adjust the position of the needle on a Kenmore 385 17627 sewing machine? It is currently in the center position and I would like to know if I can move it to the right or left to do some topstitching.
Tension Dial Not Working on Brother Sewing Machine?The tension dial on my Brother sewing machine doesn't seem to make a difference with the tension when I turn the dial. Any ideals of what the problem could be?
My Empisal 760c Overlocker Not Sewing?I bought an Empisal 760c overlocker 3 days ago. As I was busy sewing it jammed and wouldn't sew again, please see attached images. I was sewing 2 layers of faux fur, when it jammed.
Butterick EB6100 Sewing Machine Stuck in ReverseMy machine is stuck in reverse and I've been advised to 'reboot' it. However I don't know how to do this. Can anyone help please?
Singer Sewing Machine Hand Wheel Sticks?I own an old Kenmore model 33 sewing machine that I have used for many years. When stitching, the hand wheel will rotate 3 or 4 times when pressing on the foot pedal and then it gets stuck. I can forcefully rotate the hand wheel and get it to sew again, but must repeat the forceful turning of the hand wheel after a few rotations. Can anyone suggest repairs or recommend a repair service in Maine?
Presser Foot on Singer Won't Move?How do I repair the presser foot on my Singer 360? It does not move when I flip the lever down.
Finding Replacement Parts for a Kenmore Sewing Machine?Finding replacement parts for your Kenmore sewing machine usually means a bit of time researching on the internet. The older the machine, the more difficult this task may become. The model name, number, and serial number will probably help identify the machine and make your search more productive.
Adjusting the Needle Alignment on a Singer Sewing Machine?I have a Singer 8019 model sewing machine. I need to fix the needle alinement to the center. How can I do that?
Sewing Machine Runs Without Foot Pedal?If your sewing machine runs as soon as it is turned on, before pressing the foot pedal, there are two possible culprits. One is the pedal itself. I new one may correct the problem. There may also be an issue with the connector on the machine. Generally speaking if a new pedal does not fix the problem it may be time for a repair shop visit.
Sewing Machine Stitches Too Loose?It is very frustrating to have your machine making stitches that are too loose. Typically this can be corrected by resetting the tension. For other ideas to help correct this issue read on.
Adjusting the Needle Position on a Kenmore Sewing Machine?If your needle is not in the center position, first check to see if it moves at all to any other position. If not then it may require cleaning or repair. You can do that yourself or take it in to a sewing machine service provider. Read on for some helpful links.
Sewing Machine Not Getting Power?The light on my sewing machine doesn't glow when I plug in the speed controller and there is not any movement in the machine to be seen at all. So I am wondering if it's the machine or the speed paddler that isn't working! Please suggest what to do?
Mini Sewing Machine Not Stitching?These mini machines are notorious for having issues, but that aside like a full sized machine, you will need to do some troubleshooting to see if you can determine the cause of the malfunction. If that fails, check for videos or manufacturer's guides online.
Unable to Change Stitch Length on Sewing Machine?It is extremely frustrating when you are unable to change the stitch length on your sewing machine. If there is no fix in your owner's manual, it is likely time to take it in to a repair shop.
Cleaning an Old Singer Sewing Machine?Cleaning an older Singer sewing machine will help keep it in good working order. If you do not have a manual describing the best process for your model, you might research it on the net. Oiling is often done at the same time.
Feed Dogs Won't Go Down?I have a Frister Rossmann 906 sewing machine from the 1970s. I can't get the feed dogs to go down. The switch and I guess the levers are stuck, but I don't see any way to access the levers. I'm using it for machine embroidery, but it would be better without the feed dogs. It is in perfect working order otherwise. I wish you could get good machine diagrams with purchases.
Presser Foot Not Connected on Euro-prox Machine?I have a Shark Euro-prox sewing machine model 8260 whose pressure foot seems not connected. Does anyone know anything about this type of sewing machine? It was given to me and I'd really like to use it if possible.
Empisal Overlocker Is Not Stitching?My Empisal overlocker's foot is not moving. It makes the noise but no movement. I've been unemployed for more than a year, I'm 55 and I'm single. I am doing needlework for an income till I find a job. I can't afford to take it in for repairs I barely make enough to survive. Can I fix it myself?
Repairing Foot Pedal on a Baycrest Sewing Machine?I have an old Baycrest sewing machine and there are 2 wires leading to the foot pedal that are supposed to be attached in little black electrical box but one of them is off and I can't tell where it should reattach. Can you send a picture of where the 4 wires attach in the electrical box leading to the power and the foot petal please?
Tang 15 Needle Embroidery Machine Not Stitching Properly?I have a Tang 15 needle embroidery machine. I have been waiting 9 months for a mechanic to fix it. It sews approximately 30 stitches then stops. I've checked threading and the bobbin, but no luck. The mechanic has my book.
Repairing a Vintage Singer Sewhandy Toy Machine?How do I repair a faulty stitch regulator on a Singer Toy Sewhandy sewing machine model number 20-10?
Replacement Part for a Pfaff Sewing Machine?What is the black, round disk about 2 1/2" in diameter called in the Pfaff 0100A (lavender) sewing machine? It broke and we need to find it. Also there is a pin that fits into it?
Repairing a Tailor Sewing Machine?I was replacing the upper tension on a Tailor 935 FA, how do I put it back together?
Sewing Soft Leather on a Brother Industrial Machine?I have been sewing cotton materials and even denim materials all with excellent stitch quality. I have now selected quite soft leather to sew and can't produce a stitch. The material feeds through the machine in the usual way, but only makes holes. I have tried various tensions that do not make any difference. When I revert to the cotton fabric hey presto all is good - help!
Broken Reverse Lever on Singer Concerto 3?I was using my Singer Concerto 3 today and when I pulled the lever to reverse stitch to finish off, it broke. I need help on how to get into the machine. I unscrewed the screws at the top of the machine and nothing happened.
Replacement Parts for a New Home Sewing Machine?I have a New Home Light Running sewing machine. I am missing a bobbin winder thread guide. Where I can buy it?
Reattaching the Hand Wheel on a Singer Sewing Machine?I have a Singer One Plus and the hand wheel fell off. I just need to know how to line it up to get it back on. I have all the parts.
Repairing a Singer Touch and Sew 625?A few weeks ago I found and old desk at a thrift store, thinking it would be good for crafts. Well, yes, and there was a surprise sewing machine inside! The motor works and the bobbin area doesn't seem to be clogged up with debris, but the hand wheel is jammed and it smells a little musty. It looks like a very old model and I'm not sure how to fix it.
Murray Riding Mower Won't Start?I have a Murray riding mower 425155X92B. It will turn over, but not start. It does have a new battery.
Changing the Sensor on a Singer Futura Embroidery Machine?I need to change the sensor on my Singer Futura embroidery unit that holds my hoops. Can I take the whole bar off or do just the sensors come off?
Butterick Sewing Machine Only Runs In Reverse?I received my Butterick EB6100 sewing machine yesterday and set it all up. Then I tried a test run, it only runs in reverse. How do I reset it? Could it be the stitch settings?
Cleaning the Thread Tension Regulator on a Toyota 5000?This machine, a Toyota 5000, is 40 years old. The lower thread underneath the fabric is bunching up a lot. I understand this is to do with the threading and tension of the upper thread. I have noticed for a little while that the thread tension regulator is behaving inconsistently. How I clean it?
Sewing Machine Not Picking Up Bobbin Thread?Today I was sewing and I noticed my machine wasn't making the bottom threads. I changed the needle, thread, and bobbin and then I realized that the black plastic part that holds my bobbin isn't spinning with the outer silver rim that is spinning making the thread not catch when I try to thread the needle.
Sewing Machine Not Catching Bobbin Thread?I have a vintage Athena 2000 electronic sewing machine. The issue I have is that whenever the thread on the needle of the machine tries to grab for the bobbin thread every time I give it a full rotation the thread on the needle constantly stops halfway and does not make the full rotation to the bobbin thread.
Repairing a Broken Tension Knob on a Kenmore 158 Sewing Machine?When my Kenmore 158 arrived, the tension knob had been snapped right off in shipping. I can put the knob back on, but it does not stay in place. There is no set screw for this model. It looks like there was a little tube that held the pin that broke. Can this be fixed or is the machine a total loss?
Janome Memory Craft 7500 Sensor Foot Error Message?My Memory Craft 7500 is displaying a message that says "sensor foot check mode". What does that mean and how can I correct it?
Embroidery Machine Will Not Pick Up Bottom Thread?Just as with your typical sewing machine there are two thread sources that work together to create the designs. This page offers some suggestions for what you can do if your embroidery machine will not pick up bottom thread.
Singer Not Picking Up Bobbin Thread?My mom's trusty Singer 221-1's bobbin will not catch upper thread from needle. I can't catch the bobbin and pull it through. What is mechanically not happening below with bobbin mechanism?
Repairing a Kenmore Bobbin Threader Clutch?I bought a used Kenmore sewing machine, but the bobbin threader clutch wheel will not tighten no matter how many times I turn it. I tried to take the side panel off to check it out, but it will not come off either.
Repairing a Sewing MachineI have a "Precision Manufactured Sewing Machine", 200 DeLuxe Morse that needs motor work. I want to do the work myself. Where can I find new motor brushes?
Finding the Model Number on a New Home Machine?I cannot find the model number. I found a number on the needle plate that is possibly the serial number.
Fixing My New Home Memory Craft Sewing MachineI haven't used my New Home Memory Craft 7000 for a few years but got out today to do some zig zagging of edges. Thought I had threaded properly but after a few stitches, it jammed and I had to cut threads to release fabric. Took plate off under where bobbin is and needle doesn't seem to be taking up bobbin thread. Any ideas please?
Repairing a Singer Sewing Machine?I am super brand new to sewing, and I think I turned my hand wheel clockwise a little bit. I noticed my machine will not sew anymore, like at all. When I press my foot pedal nothing happens. What happened? I have a Singer heavy duty HD6380. I thought these machines were friendly for new users... :(