Tune-Up on Twenty: Sewing Maintenance, Giveaway!

It’s time for your Tune-Up on Twenty. On the 20th of each month, we remind you to take care of your sewing maintenance. Here’s a short checklist.

k4384193 Tune Up on Twenty: Sewing Maintenance, Giveaway!

1. Gently clean the lint/dirt/debris from all areas of your machine as instructed in the owner’s manual. Oil the machine according to the instructions.

MH900281301 Tune Up on Twenty: Sewing Maintenance, Giveaway!

2. Put in a new sewing machine needle and throw the old one away.

 Tune Up on Twenty: Sewing Maintenance, Giveaway!

3. Change the blade in your rotary cutter and throw the old one away safely.

*     *     *     *     *

Now you’re set. You’re Tuned-Up on Twenty! If you completed these tasks, leave a comment by midnight Sunday, March 24 and let us know. We’ll pick a winner the week of March 25 and send them a little bundle of quilty fun.

Congratulations to the winner, kwiltnkats (comment #23)!

About Diane Harris

I'm Interactive Editor for Quiltmaker magazine in Golden, Colorado, USA. For six years, I've been writing pattern instructions and product reviews, and doing a host of other tasks necessary to help produce a national pattern magazine. Now I work remotely from rural Nebraska to generate some of our online content. I manage the QM Scrap Squad, our blog tours and our Quilt-Alongs. I have one of the best jobs in the world.
This entry was posted in Quilting 101, Scrapbag and tagged , . Bookmark the permalink.

68 Responses to Tune-Up on Twenty: Sewing Maintenance, Giveaway!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>