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Sewing Machine Boot Camp for Quilters - Amanda Newkirk

Have you inherited a machine that you wish you could use better? Do you want to sew but sewing machines are a total mystery to you?

Come join a small class for a whirlwind tour of YOUR sewing machine. How to thread it properly, how to wind and load a bobbin, routine maintenance.

Class Objectives
1. Needle types and their purposes
2. How to thread your machine properly
3. Using the right bobbin
4. How to wind a bobbin properly and adjust how much the bobbin fills
5. How to insert your bobbin properly
6. Types of needle plates and their function
7. How to remove your needle plate for cleaning
8. How to properly clean out the recesses of your sewing machine for good operation
9. How to oil your machine (if needed)
10. Top tension (this is almost never the problem)
11. How to practice sewing a straight line
12. How to check your ¼” seam
13. How to change feet
14. How to adjust your presser-foot pressure
15. How to move your needle position
16. How to install a darning foot or ruler foot for free-motion quilting
17. How to lower your feed dogs
18. How to install a walking foot

Find the Supply List here!


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This class cannot be purchased online. Please contact the store for more information.