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Brother PR Adventures & Trips

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

The mission was a Brother PR670e service in Leicester. As it involved a late start, 8:30am, I breakfasted at home on porridge, toast and coffee. A 'Full English' is always a welcome visitor to my shore. But porridge makes the more sensible choice. Being 60 and no longer 17, some

The day began at 5am on a January morning that promised widespread rain. Steve and I sat and chatted over toast and coffee. Todays calls included delivering a Brother PR670e to Canterbury. A long run, a long drive and with a stop at a customer in Wokingham on the way.

Machines, Accessories & More

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

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 Janome Atelier 3 bobbincase is quite hard wearing. However, if you don't thread your take-up lever properly, the bobbincase will suffer. Thread will loop around the case, lift it up, and the needle may then pierce the body of the bobbincase. Sometimes a build up of lint, threads and

Bambers are a Main Agent for Brother UK. So please contact us about your Brother sewing machine warranty repairs. We will be happy to resolve any problems you have. To ensure that your machine is repaired under warranty, please bring your original sales receipt with you. We need these details to

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 fit the needle threader below. This demonstrates replacing the Needle