Our Recommendations

Come in to see us soon if you feel your machine is labouring, it may need some R & R. You may feel confident that your machine receives the best of care at SewEtc and Whitby Fabrics. We do the work on the premises at our Burlington (SewEtc) location, with only quality parts.

Paul and Bert are fully qualified, Factory Trained and Authorized Technicians, born with a screwdrivers in their hands.

Our staff to trained to assess and assist our customers with their sewing machine and serger performance questions.

If our staff can’t figure it out, Paul and Bert will!

Tip: 80 % of the time, if you have a stitch problem, it’s a bad or wrong needle.

Before you bring your serger

Do you have everything?

You need to bring:

  1. foot control and cords
  2. cone holders
  3. standard plate and foot
  4. appropriate new needles

You need to also bring the following for COVER-STITCH Sergers.

  1. coverstitch foot
  2. coverstitch plate
  3. coverstitch “bed” (Covers the knife and makes the entire surface flat.)

If your machine uses items that are different than the list below, please provide what is required to do a switch to the coverstitch.

**Note: Repair Department sets up machine and serger according to Industry Standards.

Before you bring your machine

Do you have everything?

You need to bring:

  1. extra bobbin
  2. zigzag plate
  3. zigzag foot
  4. foot control and cords
  5. bobbin case