[Sewing] Presser foot won't raise

Miah Johnson miah at chia-pet.org
Fri Apr 22 21:25:53 UTC 2011

I would gladly assist with repair. Please let me know when you'll have time
to work on it and I'll be there. This weekend is super busy though.

How much would it cost to pay to get it fixed?


On Fri, Apr 22, 2011 at 2:13 PM, Rachel McConnell <rachel at xtreme.com> wrote:

> For a while the knee pedal has been broken and unable to lift the
> presser foot on the straight stitch Juki.  Additionally, the lever on
> the rear of the machine head that lifts the foot and holds it up...
> doesn't work either.  Last Wed I fixed the knee pedal... but not well
> enough and it broke again, this time leaving a screw wedged very
> inaccessibly in the workings such that a much larger disassembly will be
> needed to get it out and do a proper repair.
> I'm willing to do this but don't have the time until next Wednesday
> (assistance or at least company would be super helpful).  I feel
> confident I can fix the knee pedal then, but I may not be able to fix
> the hand lever.  Alternately we could pay Billy the repair guy to come
> and Just Fix It.
> The machine is functional and sews, but you have to push your fabric
> under the foot from the front to get it under the needle, which is
> annoying.  And it's not really possible to do corner turns.
> Thoughts?
> Rachel M
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