Sewing Machine Maintenance
Beginner | 28 min 10 sec
Gunked-up machines can ruin any sewing experience. Learn how to properly maintain your machine with Jaime from Fancy Tiger Crafts. She demonstrates how to clean and oil a sewing machine, change the light bulb, and troubleshoot problems – she even demonstrates how to adjust tension if your stitches are too loose or too tight. Jaime works on a variety of sewing machine models in this class, and also provides tips on what to look for if you’re shopping for a new machine.
Here’s what you’ll need:
Sewing machine maintenance tool kit:
  • Sewing machine manual
  • Sewing machine screwdrivers
  • Sewing machine oil
  • Sewing machine brush
  • Emery board
  • Tweezers
  • Phillips head screwdriver (optional)
Learn how to:
  • Take apart and clean your sewing machine
  • Oil your sewing machine
  • File away nicks on the throat plate
  • Change the light bulb
  • Load bobbin and sewing needle
  • Adjust tension
  • Select a new machine
What you’ll get:
  • A 2 part master class on how to maintain your sewing machine
  • 3 HD video lessons you can access online anytime, anywhere
  • Detailed supply list
  • Step-by-step instruction by the expert instructors of Fancy Tiger
  • The ability to leave comments, ask questions and interact with other students
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Class Reviews
733 users recommended this class to a friend
Deanna Trejo
thank you for demystifying sewing machines for me!
January 23
Good tips.
January 21
Jayden Simelda-Longe
I live in Boulder, CO and I hope to one day check out Fancy Tiger Crafts in Denver, this tutorial was fantastic. Very helpful. I am more motivated than ever to continue sewing.
January 12, 2023