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The Sewing Doc service shop has CLOSED permanently.

We are NOT accepting sewing machines for service or repair.

However, we do teach how to service, repair, troubleshoot, and restore sewing machines so you can do it yourself.  And we do it all virtually, so you can learn from anywhere.

current virtual classes & events

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Restore and revive these hard-working ladies and keep them going.  You'll learn everything about cleaning, lubricating, replacing parts, minor fixes, electrical rewiring, extensive motor service, and so much more!  You'll also find new friends equally as obsessed with vintage machines!

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Learn to SAFELY get into your machine, clean, lubricate, and make minor repairs to your modern sewing machine to keep it in optimal sewing condition and avoid routine service with the professionals!  We teach you the EXACT same methods used in our professional service shop to save you time, money, and down time.  

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This is the magic wand every sewist wished they had!  This virtual workshop will teach you to address 90% of issues that arise at the worst moments and how to correct them to keep on sewing.  Breaking threads, tension issues, birds nest, skipped stitches... it's all covered here!  And, there's human help when you need it!

Featherweight Frenzy!

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This FREE online class will walk you through every step of using your Featherweight & 301. Own it for life, and refer to it as often as you need!

Did you know that the Featherweight was the first machine designed to be maintained by the user? Yes, YOU can maintain your Featherweight,
no more trips to the service desk! Includes models 301 & 222. 

We are revamping this class to accommodate on-demand AND live virtual learning!

Get on the list now , as spaces will be lmited.

featherweight workshop

Know Better, Sew Better Video Series

Mark a Perfect 1/4" Seam

May 03, 2018

Skip the 1/4" foot (I know, we all love that thing!) and use one of these methods for a consistent, even 1/4" seam.

Lubricate Your Thread!

May 03, 2018

Thread dries out, which makes it brittle and likely to break more.  Lubricating your thread not only brings it back to life, but it will remain sturdy and pliable after it's in your quilt!

Singer Featherweight: 5 Quick Tips

May 03, 2018

Check out these tips for a fabulous Featherweight experience!  Some of these items are overlooked - they may even help you avoid a trip to the service center!

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