Sewing Machine

Need information on selecting a sewing machine? Need information on the care of a sewing machine? Do you need a manual? All types of sewing machine information is available here.

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Bobbin Winder - Sidewinder Portable Botton Winder (Sold at Amazon)

Quickly and easily fill bobbins without having to re-thread your machine. Uses two AA batteries. Affiliate Link to


Me and My Sewing Machine

Excellent step-by-step photography along with easy-to-understand instructions detail the various kinds of seams, how to put in a zipper or hem, and it even includes patterns for some fun projects. by Kate Haxell - Paperback - Published 2010

Basics - Sewing Machine Basics

Buying, parts & maintenance. Start Sewing


Bernina Sewing Machine Foot Pedal

Chris of wants to show you the special foot pedal that come with her Bernina sewing machine.
This Bernina foot pedal features the needle up/down positioner. By pressing the heel of the foot pedal the needle can go up or down into the fabric.

Bobbin - How a bobbin works

A video showing how a sewing machine bobbin works. Sewing School


Bobbin - How to Wind A Bobbin

Learn how to wind a bobbin.

Bobbin Clips

DIY project for managing bobbin threads. Schlosser Designs



This quick tip will show you how to stop a sewing machine foot pedal from sliding around on tile or wood floors by using a mouse pad.


Foot Pedel Demonstration

Demonstrating how to use a mouse pad to prevent your sewing machine foot pedal from moving.

Hemming Foot Tutorial

Comprehensive instructions with photos on how to use a hemming pressure foot. Jan Andrea

Instruction Manuals- Singer - Online

Online instruction manuals for Singer sewing machines. Vintage Sewing Machines

Instructions Manuals - Kenmore Sewing Machines

You can purchased instruction manuals for Kenmore sewwing machines at this site. Sew USA

Kenmore Sewing Machines

A chart of Kenmore sewing machines by model name, model number and year produced. Sears Archives

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Machine Needle - Choosing

An article on choosing the correct needle for the sewing project. All free Crafts

Machine Needle Know-How

With all the different types of sewing machine needles, learn how to choose the right one. Threads

Machine Needles

All about sewing machine needles.

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Machine Needles

Are you confused about sewing machine needle sizes. Learn here. Clotide

Machine Needles

Manufacturer/Needle Cross Reference chart. Sews,com

Machine Needles - Anatomy of a needle

This site explains the parts of a needle. Threads

Machine Needles - Needle Types

An overview of sewing machine needles - standard, decorative and special-purpose needles. Threads

Machine Needles - Sewing Machine Needles

Understanding the numbers associated with sewing machine needles - American and European. Sewing


Know your hand-sewing needles. Craft Stylish



Don't throw sewing machine needles and pins into the trash. Learn how to dispose of broken and bent needles and pins safely. Watch Video.


To keep track of the needles that I have taken off my machine but that still have some life left in them, I use one of the old-fashioned tomato-shaped pincushions. Mark each section with the size and type of needle, using a black permanent marking pen. Quilter's Review

Needles - Wing Needle

What is a wing needle A brief article on wing needles. Wise Geek


All about the different types of pins.

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Pressure Feet

Learn which type pressure foot to use. Clotide

Pressure Foot

A chart of sewing machine models and type of pressure foot shank for the machine. Clotide

Pressure Foot - Rolled Hemmer

How to choose and use a rolled hemmer pressure foot.

Problem - Skipped Stitches

Learn the reason for you machine skipping stitches and how to solve the problem. Start Sewing

Problem - Thread Breaking

Understanding the causes for thread breaking will help you remedy the situation. Learn more in this article. Start Sewing

Sewing Machine

Guide to buying a sewing machine. Start Sewing


Sewing Machine Maintenance

How to clean and oil a Bernina sewing machine.

Sewing Machine Needles

All about sewing machine needles. Dove Originals Trims

Thread Tension

Understand thread tension. Threads Magazine

Threading Instructions

Threading Diagrams for Domestic and Industrial Sewing Machines Sew USA


Twin Needles (Double Needles)

How to thread a sewing machine with a twin needle (double needle).

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