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  • Publisher: C&T Publishing
  • Edition: BC Paperback
  • Publication: 31 July 2020
  • ISBN 13/EAN: 9781644030004
  • Stock: Temporarily Out of Stock
  • Size: 133x229 mm
  • Illustrations: 0
  • Pages: 112
  • RRP: £16.99
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Sewing Machine Reference Tool


A troubleshooting guide to loving your sewing machine, again! by Bernie Tobisch

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Kick tension problems to the curb and say goodbye to presser foot problems! This pocket-size guide helps you troubleshoot your sewing machine on the go. Quickly fix issues with needles, threaders, buttonholes, tension, and more. It provides all the information you need to resolve common issues for stress-free sewing.

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About Bernie Tobisch

Bernie Tobisch started his career as a sewing machine technician in the mid 1970s and became a dealer in 1980. He now lives in Vancouver, Canada, with his wife Shelley and continues to service machines.


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Here's a troubleshooting guide to loving your sewing machine. Kick tension problems away and say goodbye to presser foot problems! This pocket-size guide provides all the information you need to resolve lots of common issues for stress-free sewing.

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Bernie Tobisch began his career as a technician for Singer. So what he doesnt know about sewing machines probably isnt worth knowing. This is an essential guide to have in your sewing room, as it takes you through everything you need to know about looking after your machine and more importantly getting to know what it is capable of and how it works.

When I first started sewing, I remember I threw out a perfectly working, less than a year old sewing machine because I moved the tension wheel and didnt know what to do to restore the setting!

The Troubleshooting Guide is fabulous, it is detailed and I think even if there was no more than this guide in the book it is money well spent. Each piece of information, from tension to threading and needles to calibration is accompanied by photographs of the workings, followed by tips to inform and teach you.

I loved that the book has a ring bound spine, this makes it easy to use as it lies flat. It is a handy size so will be easy to put in your travel bag to take to classes, and more importantly uses simple language so there is no expert jargon to get your head around. Highly recommended.

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