Happy National Sewing Machine Day! Each year, June 13th is a day to honor the invention of the sewing machine and how it has changed the way we sew. You can use your sewing machine as a way to be creative, to express your personal style, and to sew to serve others. Learn more about using your sewing machine and keeping it in tip top condition with our favorite tips.
Sewing Machine Tips & Techniques
Get to know the amazing power that drives your BERNINA sewing machine! Let’s explore what’s special about the DC motor and electronic motor control and why it’s the only type found in modern BERNINA machines in this post.
Regular cleaning and oiling of your machine will keep it running in tip top shape for many years. There are just a few basic things to know about caring for your BERNINA sewing machine. Read about cleaning and oiling your BERNINA Hook machine here, and your BERNINA CB Hook machine here.
Check out our expert answers to the most frequently asked questions about BERNINA machine maintenance from our Director of Technical Education, Hans Herzog here.
How can something as small as a sewing machine needle affect your project? Learn about the basic types of sewing machine needles and when to use them in our WeAllSew tip here.
What’s so special about a simple stitch plate? Get a closer look at why there are different types of stitch plates and when to use them in this tip.
Do you know your ABC and D’s of BERNINA Presser feet? Find out what the letters after the foot numbers mean on BERNINA presser feet in this video tip!
Speaking of presser feet, do you know how the Walking foot #50 and a Dual Feed foot are different? Learn about what makes each of these feed systems different in this article.
National Sewing Machine Day Giveaway!
The giveaway is now closed, thanks to all our WeAllSew readers who entered! Congratulations to our winner, WeAllSew reader @baliquilter!
One lucky WeAllSew reader will win a fun surprise package of sewing goodies from BERNINA! All you have to do is post a comment below and answer the question, “How does your sewing machine help you to be creative?” The the giveaway is open through .
The giveaway is open to residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia. One comment per fan. Comment must be submitted to the WeAllSew.com blog by Sunday, June 21 at 11:59 PM Central Time. Winner will be chosen randomly. Winner will be notified by email and will have 48 hours to contact to claim the prize.