Thursday, 12 April 2012
I've been doing a lot of sewing lately, which has resulted in lots of tantrums and bad moods. I find it so frustrating when you're dependent on a machine and even more so when the machine is so difficult to understand. Oh and on top of that my instruction manual is only in German, French and Swiss!
I've been having problems with my tension, I tried everything and probably re-threaded the machine about 50 million times, and wasted many evenings in front of it. I finally gave up and made Ben carry it to a repair shop up in Bow, where the most lovely elderly man took one look at it fiddled around with the bobbin and then it was all fine. It didn't even have a problem in the first place, it was just me (or google translate!) who had misread how to thread the bobbin. I was almost a bit disappointed that all my frustration was caused by something so simple! He didn't even charge me.
If you ever have a sewing machine related problem, please go visit Sew Amazing on Roman Road. It's been there since 1947 and he really knows his stuff!