Sewing Machine Repair Resources
Sewing Machine Repair FAQ
Who should take a sewing machine repair course?
Every sewing machine user needs a basic course in sewing
machine use and care. It prevents problems and relieves stress.
Many sewers will want to keep their machines in peak condition
and do their own sewing machine repair tune ups every few
Many people just love tinkering and when you understand the
sewing machine, it can be very satisfying to fix sewing machines. You may fix
you own. You may fix your spouses machines. You may fix machines for a church or other sewing or quilting
group. You may do sewing machine repair for neighbors and friends. There are many many
Some will launch exciting home based businesses doing
sewing machine repair. This can be a very profitable part
time or full time business.
Some will want to launch their own sewing machine store
selling and servicing sewing machines. The potential to build a half million dollar a year or even a million
dollar a year sewing machine store business is very doable.
Where do I get sewing machine repair
There are several aftermarket sewing machine repair parts supply houses including Tacony Corporation
and Pd Sixty.
You can usually purchase parts directly from an
authorized sewing machine dealer. In some cases this may require
paying full retail, but if you are actively doing sewing machine repair business, you may get a discounted
You may be able to purchase directly from the manufacturer or
distributor. For example, Kenmore parts are only available through Sears Repair Center.
What tools do I need to do sewing machine
Generally, you need basic hand tools. A good set of screw
drivers, wrenches, and pliars are essential. You may need specialized machines if you find that you are
working on a specific brand of machines. For example, if you plan to work on Berninas, it would be good to
get a set of pinning tools. Some older machines required special tools that you may need to make yourself.
These specialty tools are used very infrequently.
Where can I get help with problem sewing
After you learn the basics, you will be able to repair most
sewing machines. However, there are always exceptions to the rule.
In the Sewing
Machine Repair Secrets Course and the Antique Sewing Machine Repair Course, you will find detailed
instructions. The huge collection of Sewing Machine Manuals that comes with the My Magnificent Sewing
Machine sewing machine repair course provides you with a vast amount of resources.
Practical suggetion, after you get the basics under your belt.
Make friends with the other sewing machine repair people in your area even if they are 75 miles away. Seek
out one as a mentor and let them know you appreciate their assistance. In many cases, an experienced
technician will do difficult repairs for you at a wholesale price. They may even tell you how to do the job,
so you can do it yourself.
If you find yourself really stumped, feel free to ship the
machine to our Killeen Sew And Quilt store and we will assist you at wholesale rates plus