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If you need to fix a hole in your clothes but you balk at spending money on an expensive tailor, getting a sewing machine may save your wallet in the long term while helping your wardrobe in the short term. By purchasing a device, you can also save many hours of manual labor. However, before you can sew patches onto your broken garments or embroider designs on outerwear, be prepared to learn some of the terms that will allow you to pick an appliance which will last you many years. Here are three terms to review before you buy from a dealer.

  • Needle - Different from your standard needles by putting the eye closer to the point, the sewing machine needle is designed to quickly stitch together pieces of fabric together. Different needles are useful for different jobs- a needle that is thin and sharp, which makes it perfect to repair rips in garments or to join cloth swatches together. Crewel needles have larger eyes to hold thicker thread to embroider with.
  • Bobbin - A small accessory which holds fibers to be used in sewing. The bobbin dispenses the thread while the appliance is running and is usually held in a reservoir under the needle. Many appliances have spindles to fix the bobbin to before spinning filaments onto it for use.
  • Pedal - A foot-controlled mechanism which varies the speed at which the appliance runs. Due to the connected nature of the pedal, applied light pressure results in slower speeds and vice versa. If your pedal is malfunctioning, it may adversely affect your ability to sew, so it is important that your dealer can repair it.
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    Berger's Sewing Machine & Vacuum Center
    9026 Mathis Ave, Manassas, VA 20110
    Our company provides you with the sales and service of sewing machines and vacuums. We are renowned providers of commercial grade vacuums to keep your carpets clean. Get in touch for the best service.
    (703) 368-7169
    Severna Park Sew & Vac Inc
    580 Ritchie Hwy, Severna Park, MD 21146
    Severna Sew& Vac i specializes in the sales and service of sewing machines and vacuum cleaners.We sell Janome sewing machines.We also specialize in the sales and service of Miele,Dyson,Riccar,wi vacuum cleaners.We service and repair all major brands of vacuum cleaners.
    (410) 975-0058
    Jomax Sew & Vac Centers Inc
    The 140 Village Shopping Ctr, Westminster, MD 21157
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    (410) 876-3890
     
    User Review: "I dropped off a shark vacuum cleaner for an estimate to repair a loose switch. I explained that I did not want to spend..."
    Stitch and Sew
    3434 Leonardtown Rd, Waldorf, MD 20601
    (240) 222-3310
    Star Sewing Machine & Vacuum Cleaner Center
    10096 Southern Maryland Blvd, Dunkirk, MD 20754
    (410) 257-7383
    Nje LLC
    511 Four Mile Rd, Alexandria, VA 22305
    (571) 312-8280
    Go Tag IT Express
    6438 Central Ave, Capitol Heights, MD 20743
    (240) 455-7274
    Godfrey Frye
    1290 Ritchie Rd, Capitol Heights, MD 20743
    (301) 350-5083
    Halo Private Equity Fund LLC
    402 36th St Ne, Washington, DC 20019
    (202) 832-9289
    Bonny's Sewing Center
    5515 Cherokee Ave Ste 100, Alexandria, VA 22312
    (703) 451-8480
    Hyattsville Sewing Machines
    5221 Baltimore Ave, Hyattsville, MD 20781
    (301) 277-3553
    Americana Vacuums & Sewing Center
    7169 Lee Hwy, Falls Church, VA 22046
    (703) 532-8811
    Tomorrow's Treasures
    2110 Priest Bridge Dr, Crofton, MD 21114
    (301) 858-1705
    Quilt Patch The
    10381 Main St Fl 1, Fairfax, VA 22030
    (703) 273-6937
    Fairfax Sewing Center
    11194 Lee Hwy, Fairfax, VA 22030
    (703) 273-7811


    One of the first sewing machines was patented in 1790 but wasn't as functional as modern machines. A more functional and working sewing machine was later invented in 1830 to better assist tailors with faster machines to work with in their garment factories. In 1905, electric sewing machines were used more often and much later in the late 1970s, the first fully programmable computerized sewing machine appeared. Sewing machine dealers sell everything from small portable machines to industrial size equipment machines. Some companies may specialize in home machines, others in the larger sizes. Dealers may sell to craft shops, companies or the general public. They also act as suppliers of parts and thread. Some dealers sell used machines as well as, or instead of, new ones. Used machines include antique machines, some of which are manually operated by foot pedals instead of being electronic. Others may sell specialized machines for embroidery or quilting purposes. The most modern sewing machines are computerized and may be programmed with special stitches or even entire embroidery patterns. This includes almost all industrial and commercial machines. Suppliers of thread are likely to also sell needles, patterns and other parts. These dealers may also sell machines, or they may be specialized accessory dealers. Buying directly from a dealer may get a better price than going to a craft shop or retail outlet. Antique sewing machines are seldom sold for use, although some folk crafters prefer them. They are also sometimes converted to furniture. It can sometimes be hard to find parts for very old machines.
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