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Brother PR Adventures & Trips

So, it’s the first road trip of 2024. Brother PR6 Service in Frome and Weymouth. Both machines have been booked into our service schedule and, as I write, we’re already booked up until March. I arrived at Stevie’s in pre-dawn darkness and a felt the brush of slightly warmer air

On todays agenda - Brother PR Repairs in York, Scarborough & Redcar.Steve and I headed north to collect various multi needle embroidery machines. Ahead, through the pasty grey morning, a motorway bridge framed the golden lamp of dawn. We drove through the gateway and, on reaching the other side, found

Pausing briefly halfway up the ascent of the staircase I called out to my wife - ‘it’s getting lighter’. It was approximately 6:30am on Wednesday 8th March. Snow had been forecast, along with the concerned weather warnings that half an inch inevitably produces. I continued my journey on, and on to the

I arrived at Stevies at 5am and I was immediately presented with a significant kitchen dilemma. The vegetable soup that Stevie was preparing as a hot treat on a cold winters day, had announced, by way of simmering and bubbling, that it was ready to be dealt with. But how

Machines, Accessories & More

Steve and I typed in the postcode for The President Hotel and set off on our journey to London. We've been staying at the President in Russell Square for over forty years. On this occasion Bogod were introducing the Bernina 790 Pro to a selection of UK dealers. The traffic

The choice of a Bernina for dressmaking is wide. Although having said that, you don't necessarily need to buy the top model. The Bernina 325 and the 335 are the two basic models in the line-up. Small and compact, compared to the Bernina five or seven series, they sew extremely

The Bernina L860 overlocker sews a lovely stitch and is very smooth running. The smoothness of the run is down to the way the machine is made. Or perhaps I should say, how well the L860 is made. Of course it's a Bernina, so you'd expect to find quality. But

The question, which needle should I use in the Bernina 790 Pro, is important. A poor quality needle won't produce a good stitch. Besides which, it may also lead to damage. And where is the sense in spending thousands on a Bernina, and going cheap on the needles. This rule

Hints, Tips & Fixes

Take-up lever problems occur when the lever isn't threaded. Or not threaded properly. So always check that you have threaded the lever. It is one of the most common mistakes.

The drop-feed on your Bernina is a very useful feature. You can use it for darning and freehand embroidery etc. Just remember when you turn the dial to drop the feed your feed dogs/teeth will drop straight away. When you turn the dial back for normal feed and to raise the feed

Here's a brief piece about placing your spool/bobbin in to the bobbincase of your Brother PR650. It's just the same for the Brother PR600 & PR620. It's only a guide and if you still aren't sure how to fit your bobbincase, just phone or email for further help. First, draw off

We get lots of orders from Brother PR600, PR620 & PR650 Embroidery Machine owners for spares and accessories. One of the most common orders is for a new needle threader. Steve has made a short photo sequence showing you How to Replace the PR600/PR620/650/655 Needle Threader. This demonstrates replacing the Needle