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Oh-Oh!! Sewing machine is squeaking - what do I do - will it suddenly die?

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OhYouBadBadKitten Thu 23-Oct-08 12:29:00

Am sewing up my lion at the moment. My sewing machine has suddenly gone squeaky from round undernearth the needle area - does this mean its about to blow up? How do I stop it? Help!!!

SqueakyPop Thu 23-Oct-08 12:31:50

Oil it

OhYouBadBadKitten Thu 23-Oct-08 12:33:36

Panic over!!!!
I forgot to cut the dangly bit off my underneath cotton spool thingy.
Not exactly an expert with sewing machines grin

OhYouBadBadKitten Thu 23-Oct-08 12:34:15

but should I oil it anyway? is 3in1 ok?

OhYouBadBadKitten Thu 23-Oct-08 12:35:06

and which bit do I oil? - might have to try and find the manual somewhere I suppose!

OhYouBadBadKitten Thu 23-Oct-08 12:36:02

lol just noticed how apt it is that squeakypop replied to my squeaky sewing machine question grin

right back to it!

SqueakyPop Thu 23-Oct-08 12:36:17

Sewing machines usually come with a little vial of oil - look in your accessories box. Failing that, get the right stuff from the haberdashers.

OhYouBadBadKitten Thu 23-Oct-08 14:37:36

thanks I think a trip out is needed.

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