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How To Fix Your Single Unit Tension Assembly

Hey, everyone! I’m Sarah with sewingpartsonline.com. Today we’re going to talk about the important parts that work together to control your tension. There are many different types of tension units. Some are built into the machine, some are digital, and some are standalone units like this Singer one. You see these very commonly on older machines. These are primarily what we’re going… Read More »How To Fix Your Single Unit Tension Assembly

Beginner's Guide to Sewing (Ep 5): Maintenance

Beginner’s Guide to Sewing (Ep 5): Maintenance

Unfortunately, sewing isn’t all fun and seams. Sewing machines, just like any machine, need some TLC to keep them running smoothly. That means cleaning, tune ups, and oiling as directed in your manual. Think of your machine like your car; the more you use it, the more upkeep it needs.  In this video, you’ll learn basic sewing machine care and troubleshooting. In… Read More »Beginner’s Guide to Sewing (Ep 5): Maintenance

Beginner's Guide to Sewing: Sewing Machine Parts Reference Guide

Beginner’s Guide to Sewing: Sewing Machine Parts Reference Guide

Ever been completely bewildered by your sewing machine? So many buttons and knobs and little parts – which parts is which??? We understand. We were once there, too. So, to go along with our Beginner’s Guide to Sewing, we’ve made this little reference guide to elaborate on those parts we went over in the videos- plus a few extras. It’s all alphabetical… Read More »Beginner’s Guide to Sewing: Sewing Machine Parts Reference Guide

Beginner's Guide to Sewing (Ep 1): Your Machine

Beginner’s Guide to Sewing (Ep 1): Your Machine

Hey there! Welcome to our Beginner’s Guide to Sewing Series, Episode 1. Here, you’ll learn the basic, universal features of a sewing machine. These are the features you need to know to be able to form a stitch. Let’s face it; sewing machines look pretty intimidating, don’t they? Some machines make you feel like you need a degree in engineering to master… Read More »Beginner’s Guide to Sewing (Ep 1): Your Machine

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Sewing Machine Belt Sizing

Many times people have a hard time locating the correct belt for their sewing machine, when it’s actually quite easy. Today I’m going to walk you through the steps to locate the correct size and style for your machine. There are 4 main types of belts for all makes and models of sewing machines and sergers: Lug Belts V Belts Round Belts… Read More »Sewing Machine Belt Sizing