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How do I store my sewing machine?

The best tip for storing a sewing machine is cleaning and oiling it first, covering it properly, and then storing it in a dry room with moderate temperature. Properly storing your sewing machine will help it last longer and function better.

Do you sew with the presser foot down?

Always be sure your presser foot is in the DOWN position before sewing. Sewing with the presser foot in the up position will cause your thread to tangle and your bobbin to jam. Change needles regularly (after every 6 – 8 hours of use) as dull/weak needles can cause damage to your machine and fabric.

Do you start sewing with the needle up or down?

(Don’t just sew past the fabric and remove it with the needle still down.) Use the needle down/up button to raise it. If you do not have needle up/down be sure to turn your handwheel in the same direction it runs while you are sewing for 99.99 machines out there that’s toward you.

When starting to sew should your needle be up or down?

Step 3. It’s easy to turn a corner without finishing your thread. Make sure the needle is down in the fabric at the point where you need to turn, then raise the foot and spin the fabric to the new direction. Lower the foot and carry on sewing.

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How do you store sewing elastic?

Corral your elastic with wonder clips.

I use elastic a lot and save all the short bits to sew them together. I keep all my elastic in a bin in a drawer, but it’s always a big mess.