Quick Fixes for 11 Common Sewing Machine Issues

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Try These Before Heading to the Repair Shop!

Sooner or later everyone who sews, whether a little or a lot, is sure to run into problems with their sewing machine. Often the solution is to change the needle, re-thread the machine or tweak the tension. But how do you know what to do in any given situation?

Over time you’ll learn what your machine needs. Meanwhile, Monica Skov of It’s Just Sewing has created an article and accompanying video that covers 11 common issues.

Quick Fixes for 11 Common Sewing Machine Issues

Photo from “Meet Your Sewing Machine” by Mikaela Holmes.

She covers broken thread, broken needles, loopy and skipped stitches as well as knocking noises. This is a great reference to help you diagnose and fix common problems.

Click here for the “HOME REPAIRS! The Top 11 Reasons ‘You Think’ Your Machine is Broken” article.

You’ll find additional insights in the comments at the bottom of her article. The article also gives time stamps for sections in the accompanying video, found below.

Check this information first before heading to the repair shop. Chances are you’ll find the solution you’re looking for.



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