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.

 

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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.

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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.

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Now you’re set. You’re Tuned-Up on Twenty! If you completed these tasks, leave a comment by midnight Wednesday, May 22 and let us know. We’ll pick a winner and send them a little bundle of quilty fun. The winner is Janet who left comment #79. She has been notified. Thanks to everyone who left a comment and got all tuned up!

About Diane Harris

I'm an editor for Quiltmaker magazine in Golden, Colorado, USA. For six years, I wrote pattern instructions, product reviews and how-to articles. Then I spent four years as QM's Interactive Editor, working to generate much of our online content. Now I'm back to patterns and how-tos, which is a great fit for me. I still love writing about quilt-related topics for Quilty Pleasures, and I always have my finger on the pulse of the quilting world. I teach a variety of quilt classes and give guild programs, too. Reach me by email: editor@quiltmaker.com.
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