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please can someone help me with my singer sewing machine

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giyadas Mon 12-Sep-11 17:16:35

I've just inherited an old singer, but am having trouble with the bobbin. I've found a site where I can download instructions but I don't know what model I've got. Please could someone tell me how to find out what model it is?

LatteLady Mon 12-Sep-11 21:02:50

Your machine will have a serial number on it... if not on the top/side then it will be underneath the machine... if you cannot find it, post a pic on your profile and the MN sewing detectives will help you smile

giyadas Tue 13-Sep-11 11:51:47

Thank you!
Have uploaded some pics.
There seems to be numbers all over it confused

LatteLady Tue 13-Sep-11 22:07:38

Woo Hoo! You have a classic...but I cannot see the number in the first pic... that will tell us how old your machine is... I am assuming that this might be a hand Singer... I have one which is 90 years old. smile Can we have the number? It is so easy from there!

giyadas Thu 15-Sep-11 13:32:13

I've sussed it! it was a bent needle blush nothing to do with the bobbin at all.
I found out it's from the EK range, so found the booklet for it.
So, after a very slow and painful start I'm now actually sewing.
It's an electric one btw, DP's mum kept her old hand one as she doesn't hold with new-fangled tech grin
thank you for your replies smile

LatteLady Fri 16-Sep-11 11:13:09

That is great news... happy sewing!

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