How to Clean a Sewing Machine Tutorial - The Sassy Quilter
Are you having tension issues or skipped stitches? Well, you might just need to do a little sewing machine maintenance! This means cleaning your sewing machine and giving it a little TLC:) This post will give you some tips and show you how to clean a sewing machine. Now I am as guilty as the […]
Cleaning The Insides - Resurrecting Vintage Sewing Machines Part 2
Learn how to clean the insides of a vintage sewing machine so that all of the mechanical parts work as smoothly as they did when the machine was first made. It's a valuable skill to have if you plan on buying more than one vintage machine.
Singer 221: How to remove the bobbin case base
Rose emailed me about her Singer 221 (aka Featherweight). She turned the hand wheel backwards and it is all bound up. I told her I thought it might have a thread lock. There is a free adjuster's manual available on line. If you go to my resources page and scroll down to the link about FW you will see it. First remove the needle plate. Betsy is demonstrating this. I like to use the Brownell bit set. She, however, is a fan of the long shaft screw driver. Now the proverbial finger of the bobbin…