The Sewing Machine Doctor specialises in professional repairs, service & maintenance to Sewing Machines, Overlockers, Cover Stitch & Embroidery Machines.
Professional care for your sewing machine from The Sewing Machine Doctor, Forest Glen

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07 5445 1117

or  0403 048 507

Unit 5/18 Owens Creek Rd, Forest Glen, Q 4556

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Doctor, Doctor, Help! My sewing machine is not working!

What do I do if my Sewing Machine doesn’t work?

Doctor, Doctor, Help! My sewing machine is not working!

Don’t panic. Close your eyes. Breathe. Grab a cuppa. Sit Down.
Follow the Sewing Machine Doctor’s checklist!

• Is it threaded correctly?

• Do I make sure that the foot is up when I thread it?

• Have I replaced the needle recently?

• Is the needle inserted correctly? Is it fully up in the clamp?

• Is the needle the correct one for the fabric? Is it the right size?

• Is my thread the same top & bottom?

• Is my bobbin damaged?

• Is the bobbin the right one? Is it in the right way?

• Do I have good quality sewing thread?

• How long is it since my last service?

And if you have tried all the above then it is time to
Call The Sewing Machine Doctor…

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I have gone throught he checklist & my machine isn't working. It's time to call The Sewing Machine Doctor!

• Remember to pack a bag for the patient •

Here’s what we’ll need you to bring when your sewing machine or overlocker comes in to The Sewing Machine Doctor’s clinic
for a service or repair.

  * Cord & Foot control (Please put it in a bag if loose)

  * Accessory Tray

  * Embroidery Unit

  * Carry Case or Cover (Important for protection)

  * A list of areas you need looked at if necessary

  * An embroidery card, floppy or USB stick

  * Zig Zag, embroidery & Buttonhole Feet

  * Samples of any problems experienced