Keep Your Sewing Equipment in Tip Top Shape

| August 5, 2015

One of the most irritating things that can happen to those of us in the sewing, alteration, crafting, doll making and other “sewing” businesses is for a machine to break down in the middle of a rush project — or any other day of the week!  We simply do NOT have the time to spare […]

How To Adjust Your Sewing Machine Tension

| October 16, 2013

Have you noticed when you’re changing from one project to another the thread all of a sudden starts to loop, get tangled in the bobbin area or other crazy things?    The fact is that as you change projects and start sewing on different weight materials, you should test the stitching on a piece of scrap […]

Handiest Product You Could Have In Your Sewing Room

| May 16, 2009

We have done product reviews on a wide variety of items, from button hole elastic to the Twelve In One Magic Ruler and a ton of other items that make the sewers and crafters work a little easier.We’ve been getting quite a few requests to do an informational post on the Sewing Machine Repair For […]

Sewing Machine Repair Business Stands The Test Of Time

| December 16, 2008

Edwin Pacheco’s new sewing machine repair shop is already filled with dusty old machines and dozens of well used metal shelves and drawers.  The Elliot Sewing Machine Company was started by Pacheco’s uncle over 50 years ago, but moved this week from south Boston to its new location in Quincy, Massachusetts.Pacheco was working as a medical […]