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28 August 2009 @ 01:01 am
The worst has happened.  
My sewing machine is fucking up. If I take it in today, it'll be out until at least next Thurs. This costume... isn't happening.

I've worked so hard on it. I feel like crying.

I wish I knew how to fix my machine myself when this happens. I feel like I have to take this machine in way too much for how good Berninas are supposed to be. It is no longer under warrenty, and it costs easily 70 bucks every time I have to take it in to be serviced. It would be more economical to buy a new machine every 3 years, seriously.

Right now, the machine freaked out, made a huge mess under the fabric, and stopped picking up bobbin thread. I've cleaned it all out and re-threaded everything, and the needle no longer picks up the bobbin thread at all. The timing is off, and fixing timing is somthing very complicated.

Ugh. I'm fucked.
 
 
Current Mood: depresseddepressed
 
 
 
Nerdy Temptressbevo on August 28th, 2009 01:07 pm (UTC)
I think its time for a new machine doll... Sorry your machine is fucking up though.
HIDE your facekyonomiko on August 28th, 2009 05:16 pm (UTC)
This machine is only 4-5 years old. It should last over 15, easily. The problems I was having with the bobbin case were due to poor design and not my fault. This timing problem is somehow mine I guess.
Celineceline on August 29th, 2009 01:14 am (UTC)
Pff did you guys get up to OK yet? If you didn't, you can just stop by on your way and I can loan you one of our 3 extra sewing machines.
HIDE your facekyonomiko on August 29th, 2009 07:33 am (UTC)
WE did nog to=. biut alicia l;ent er machine.

Maybe I will finish, I don't know.
I na't sew now, though. too drunjk