3 Signs That Your Sewing Machine is Ready to be Cleaned
Cleaning your sewing machine should be a regular part of your sewing routine, with frequency depending on how often you use your sewing machine and what types of fabrics you sew.
If you are sewing daily and/or using fabrics that shed, you should plan to clean and oil your sewing machine weekly. However if you are more of a weekend sewer, a monthly oil and cleaning should be sufficient.
The three best indicators that it's time to clean your sewing machine is when you:
- Start to hear squeaking
- Experience clinging
- See buildup
Read more about how to clean your sewing machine here.