How to Properly Maintain Your Sewing Machine

A sewing machine is an excellent investment. You can use it to fix clothing, make gifts or even build a small tailoring business with it. Whether you use your machine every day or once in a while, you need to make sure you are taking good care of your appliance. You can add years of life to your sewing machine by performing just a few simple maintenance tasks. 

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Clean one part at a time

Sewing machines have lots of tiny pieces that work together intricately. When cleaning the device, you need to be careful above moving certain parts and damaging them.  Dig out your machine’s user manual and follow the directions on cleaning the machine without ruining it. 

Clean one part at a time, and use your instructions to find which order to do it in. The best way to do this is to remove a part, clean it, and immediately put it back. This way, you will never lose track of where each piece goes, and you can keep your sewing machine in the best condition. 

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Why Sewing is Great for Your Brain!

As if I don’t have enough to do these days (HA!) I’ve been thinking about taking up sewing. Maybe making all the twins outfits. Maybe opening an Etsy shop. Maybe making some cute treasures for friends and family. 

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I talked myself out of that because I thought it might be too stressful, right? But then Louis from Terry’s Fabrics contacted me with this cool info graphic about why sewing is great for your BRAIN! What?! Check it out!!!

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