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Whether you need to solve common sewing machine problems or want to brush up on the anatomy of your machine, Amy Alan covers all the bases in Sew Ready: Machine Basics. In this free Craftsy class presented by Baby Lock, you'll learn how to thread, clean and use your machine.
Find out more about how Craftsy classes work, and differences between free and paid classes.
Meet Amy and learn the basics of your machine. Learn how to thread your machine and wind your bobbins, along with how to use common features on your machine.
Get to know different feet and how to use them. Also, learn how to replace your needles and the different stitches that most machines use.
Troubleshoot common problems with ease! Learn how to solve tension problems, needle and thread breakage, crooked seams and other sewing problems.
Now that you've learned the basics of using and troubleshooting your machine, learn how to maintain it as well. From oiling to cleaning, you'll gain insight into machine maintenance and care.
"I absolutely LOVE this class. The instructor is VERY knowledgable and she has a kind, soft spoken voice. She takes her time when explaining things but is not too slow. This is probably the best Craftsy class I've taken so far!"
Salt Lake City, Utah