How often should you oil your sewing machine?
If you use your sewing machine on a daily basis, you’ll want to consider oiling your machine at least three times a week. Some recommend that, for frequent sewers, a sewing machine should be oiled before every use – however, over-oiling your sewing machine could result in that same oil dripping onto your next project.
Do I need to oil my Bernina?
Important information about the BERNINA hook (new 4, 5 and 7 Series machines) Although the holes underneath the stitch plate look tempting, please do not put oil down these holes. Admittedly, on the first generations of the 7 Series (B 710/750/780), it was intended that this “oil reservoir” should be filled.
Can you refill Bernina oil pen?
Both locations have the oil and can refill. If you are in need of a new pen we have ordered an alternative and will announce when they arrive.
What kind of oil should I use for my sewing machine?
You should use only oil designed for sewing machines on your machine. Sewing machine oil is a white mineral oil, meaning it is clear and has no smell. The oil has a light viscosity and will not collect on the machine’s gears.
Can I use wd40 instead of sewing machine oil?
Using WD-40 as a lubricant for your sewing machine can actually damage the parts you’re trying to protect. … Basically, spraying this stuff into your sewing machine is worse than using no lubricant at all! Don’t do it.
Can I use baby oil on my sewing machine?
Please don’t use baby oil to lubricate your machine. Sewing Machine oil is cheap and a bottle will last you a very long time. Baby oil is mineral oil with fragrances and possible other additives not used for lubrication. The best of the machine oils will be synthetics designed for the modern machine.