Domestic Front Load Lockstitch | MEC 1-4 | eCourse

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Learn how to repair, service & maintain lockstitch sewing machines from anywhere in the world.
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  • NO Experience Necessary
  • EASY to follow interactive course
  • SUPPORT  Via email from industry leaders
  • GET CERTIFIED as a professional lockstitch mechanic

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Learn how to fix a front load bobbin case lockstitch sewing machine online

Repairing and servicing a lockstitch sewing machine doesn’t have to cost you a fortune. There’s no need to take it to a repair shop once you know how – which, could end up saving you hundreds in repair bills. Thankfully Artizan Training have been providing the best sewing machine repair training for over 25 years, both online repair courses as well as live courses at our sewing machine repair school.
So if you’re lockstitch sewing machine is in need of a service or repair and you fancy giving it a go yourself, you’ve come to the right place.
Please note all downloadable services are non refundable. Please read our Terms and conditions
After payment  you will be sent an automatic email to the email you used to make your payment which will have a download link to get your course. Once you click on the link it will usually download to your download folder but odd occasions it may be found in  your spam folder.

Course Description

The in-depth, interactive course covers many issues known to cause problems with old and new style sewing machines, no matter what make they are. If you have a front load sewing machine from Juki or Singer, Pfaff or Brother – this course will teach you how to repair and service it to a professional level. Our online courses are best suited to those who can’t commit to attending a live course – live internationally or simply prefer working towards their goals in their own time.

The course applies a hands on approach but you do not need any prior knowledge or experience. This e-course is for learning how to correctly service, troubleshoot, maintain and repair a front load lockstitch mechanical sewing machines. It is not suitable for electronics or computerised machines.

Course Contents

Artizan Training believes in modular training – bite size pieces that aren’t overwhelming to the student. As a result, our courses are very straightforward and we anticipate you won’t have to ask for any help. Lockstitch sewing machines have lot of moving parts so you’ll gain a deep understanding of inner workings of the front load machine first and foremost. We’ll run you through health and safety best practises and advise you on the best tools to use. You must complete the course within 6 months of purchase unless otherwise agreed  but most of our students are very capable of repairing domestic lockstitch sewing machines after just 30 hours of study.

Level 1
  1. Health and safety
  2. Introduction to sewing machines
  3. Design features of a needle
  4. How a stitch is formed
  5. Thread types
  6. Needle types and applications
  7. Winding a bobbin
  8. Threading upper thread and needle
  9. Threading a bobbin
  10. Drawing the thread up from the bobbin
  11. Setting needle tension
  12. Setting the bobbin tension
  13. Check the thread check spring setting
  14. Sewing machine electrical safety

Level 2

  1. Miss stitches
  2. Thread fraying
  3. Thread breaking
  4. Looping tension lower and upper
  5. Birds nesting
  6. Check shuttle/hook timing
  7. Check needle bar height setting
  8. Check feed dog height
  9. Check feed dog lateral setting

Level 3

  1. Recalibrate upper tension unit
  2. Check and adjust needle bar height
  3. Check zig zag settings
  4. Check and adjust presser foot settings
  5. Check and adjust needle bar, thread take up to feed settings
  6. Remove and refit needle bar rock frame
  7. Check and adjust reverse stitch length

Level 4

  1. Check machine for stitch quality
  2. Troubleshoot and service front load bobbin version

 What will I learn?

  • Make necessary adjustment to your sewing machine
  • Remove and fit new parts
  • Resolve issues faster through a process of elimination
  • Plus much more
At the end of the course, you should very easily be able to start a side business servicing and repair mechanical domestic sewing machines, with our support regarding sourcing parts, needles and much more. In terms of knowledge gained…well, where do we start? Our courses have been expertly developed by our head sewing machine engineer, Alan, who has over 50 years of experience in his field. Alan is considered the go to man in the industry and the popularity of the online courses, speak for itself. You do not want to miss this.

Online Course Support

Whether you’re a novice or adding another feather to your cap – Artizan Training’s qualified engineers are on hand  via email to offer guidance, help and support. You’ll also receive 1 months free after course care via email with the instructor you worked with throughout the course.


In order to pass and receive a certificate of competence for repairing a front load lockstitch sewing machine you will have to complete 4 exams. Do not worry – we will not test you on anything that hasn’t been presented in the course. We highly recommend that you take your time to digest each level (4) of the course before taking the exam. Exams are marked by independent examiners who will return your results within 7 working days. If you fail your exam you may be asked to look over specific areas again.

3 reviews for Domestic Front Load Lockstitch | MEC 1-4 | eCourse

  1. Marsh Sewing Machine Services

    After finding myself out of business at the start of the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic, I decided to start a new business venture as a sewing machine repair and servicing engineer utilising a skill I had previously learned some 25 years ago in a previous career. It was then that I came across Artizan Training with whom I signed up to do the domestic lockstitch online course as a kind of ‘refresher’. Their professionalism is second to none and the course content was easy to follow. All the modules were emailed to me along with an exam at the end of each module that also included a practical element to ensure I fully understood each module I finished. I completed the course and now have a fully functioning sewing machine repair and service business that is growing week on week. I can highly recommend Alan and the team to anyone wanting to launch a new venture in sewing machine rpairs. Already looking to see what additional training I can participate in 2021

  2. Susan Lawton

    Delighted with the course. It was very professionally run, the information given was clear, concise and relevant. It has enabled me to maintain my own machines and, more importantly, recognise when I need to seek further professional assistance. I now feel confident enough to carry out a simple service and do some adjustments.

  3. Andrew Boutcher

    A good value online course, with the back up of knowledgeable tutors just an email away.

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