Sewing Machine Repair School
Repairing your sewing machine can seem like a daunting task. At Artizan Training we’ll show you how to fix your sewing machine with ease.
We’re really excited to be leaving lockdown and reopening our sewing machine repair school For now, we’re limited to two students but as restrictions continue to ease, we’ll hopefully be running more courses for more people. See our upcoming courses.
Our repair school is located in Hartfield, surrounded by beautiful countryside and in a welcoming environment. We have taken special measures to conform to government covid guidelines.
From the 17th May we have a variety of informative courses, keep reading to find out what’s on offer and how to book.
If you want to attend one of our courses, we will provide you with a sanitised machine and you’ll get real hands on training on how to fix sewing machines.
Domestic Sewing Machines
If you want to learn how to repair your own sewing machine then take a look at our domestic sewing machine repair courses We have a fantastic introductory course that will show you the ins and out of your machine and how to complete regular maintenance.
If you fancy becoming a professional sewing machine mechanic for the domestic sector then we have some more advanced courses that will help you on your way to starting your own sewing machine repair business.
Available Domestic Courses
Industrial Sewing Machines
Believe it or not…the industrial textiles industry is still big business. We work with some of the largest names in manufacturing to help keep their staff and their machines spinning. If you want to learn how to repair industrial sewing machines then we’ll have a course for you.
Available Industrial Courses
How to book
All you have to do is check out our available courses and purchase a ticket. We only require a deposit for booking onto a course and once confirmed, we’ll send you an invoice for the remaining amount. All courses are subject to cancellation and a full refund will be provided. See our terms on the booking page for more information.
Fixing Sewing machines at Home
Don’t forget that we also have a range of e-learning courses. We developed these courses for those who wanted to learn how to repair sewing machines from home during the initial lockdowns. Due to their success, we are continuing to provide them for download.
Learn how to fix an industrial or domestic sewing machine from the comfort and safety of your own home.
Questions & Answers - Repair & Maintenance
We get asked questions about fixing sewing machines all the time. You can find the answers to all of the questions we’re asked by subscribing to our newsletter. We’ve listed the top three this month below!
If you have a conventional machine, you need to hold the needle and bobbin thread gently for the first 3 or 4 stitches at the back of the foot if the threads often “birds nest” under the needle plate and jam up in the shuttle race way or hook base.
A: There are many reasons... are you using a poor quality thread? Poor quality needle? Upper needle thread tension too tight? To name but a few.
A: Do you leave the needle thread end too short and forget to hold it before you start sewing the upper thread may be caught around the upper spool pin or thread guide (check threading again).