Tips & Advice on Sewing Machine Upkeep

Sew Many Quilts | 500 Series | Episode 512

Learn how to keep your sewing machine in good working order with tips and upkeep advice.

They show how to brush out lint and use oil to keep the machine running efficiently. The video also shows how to adjust tension, how to choose the right needle, and how to take your machine on a trip. They’ll also demonstrate Liz’s method for beginning and ending your quilt binding with no overlap! (SMQ magazine, July 1998)

Keep Your Sewing Machine Happy – Episode 512


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  3. still have a little trouble with the Machine Upkeep video. but not near the problems as before. perhaps the “bugs” are flying away. I did join QCA a few days ago. i have high hopes of getting “stop and restart” issues resolved. Thank you in advance for your help!!
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