Tales of a Manchester based Sewing Shop

Category: Textiles Teachers & Technicians

Bernina sewing machine in the classroom

Berninas in Schools

If you have been taught textiles at school or college chances are you have seen or used a Bernina sewing machine. Over the last 40 years or so Bernina have been the favourite choice of most teachers because they sew so well and last so long. The majority of mechanical models of Bernina’s used in […]

Bernina 1008S

Bernina 1008S Sewing Machine

The Bernina 1008S is the latest in a long line of mechanical Berninas used by school and colleges for over 50 years. One of the reasons the Bernina 1008S is so popular, with teachers and students alike, is its quality of stitch over a wide range of fabrics. This is because of the attention to […]

Bernina 1008S Repair

We had a Bernina 1008S in for repair from a local school, the other day. The Bernina 1008S is the favourite choice of textiles teachers because it is so robust and produces an excellent stitch on all kinds of fabrics. This machine needed a full service and the shuttle timing had to be reset. We […]