Brother PS-31 – Gifted

This little Brother sewing machine was sent off to a new home yesterday. Amal was incredibly happy to receive it and I am blessed to be able to bless her. Here is a link to a manual – not the exact model but similar enough to help…..

Handmade Community Sewing Group 2023

Another year and lots of wonderful sewing, learning and socialising in our community sewing group. Here’s a reminder of the dates we have so far for the year, but please remember that these may change because of holidays and other unforeseen circumstances. You may ask what are we going to make? but as always IContinue reading “Handmade Community Sewing Group 2023”

Winding a bobbin – vintage Brother 661

I have created this video at the request of one of my YouTube followers who has this machine but cannot wind the bobbin. I hope this will be of use to others who have this model or a similar vintage machine. You will find other vintage sewing machine videos and tutorials at Hesketh Emporium orContinue reading “Winding a bobbin – vintage Brother 661”

Betsy is fixed!

Betsy is a Bernina Virtuosa 160 which has given me a fair bit of trouble since I’ve had her. I’ve previously serviced her and she’s been in the Handmade Community sewing room for a while but suddenly she stopped pulling the fabric through the machine. I’ve had her at home for well over a yearContinue reading “Betsy is fixed!”

On the workbench today- Bernina Activa 140…

Say hello to Brianna. I brought her home from my community Sewing group to give her a service and one of the spool holders has broken as well. This will need to be modelled and reprinted on our 3-D printer and I’ll leave that to my amazing hubby.