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I received this sewing machine from a friend of mine, the machine was stored away for about 5 years. I opened the machine & it was full of lint, strings etc. I was reading the instructions on the cleaning & oiling of the machine before I started doing any sewing, the instructions show to oil on the top of the machine, well the top of the machine is screwed on there pretty tightly & I'm really afraid to unscrew the top off the machine, where exactly do I need to oil this machine? thank you so much for your help.

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This really  isn't a sewing question .   You might want to call a local sewing machine repair business and get
It  serviced properly.  Usually I always opened the left side piece from the take up lever and down.then I oil the mechanisms
Inside.  Some machines have screw holes on the top of the machine that you can unscrew and oil.   Lastly would be the
Bobbin area underneath and  the bobbin filler.to oil ...but every machine is different and if its so old that you can't unscrew it
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Any questions related to sewing, designing or fabricating window treatments, and residential interior decorating

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I am a certified teacher in Illinois qualified to teach Interior design, Sewing and textiles, nutrition, family living. I have taught high school, adult education classes and college level Interior design classes for students going into the career.

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American Society for Interior Designers, AWCN America's window covering network. Wcaa. Chamber of commerce locally.

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DWC magazine (drapery window covering) Oct. 1998 page 26 North Shore Magazine, Illinois March 2003 Remarkable women magazine, spring 2006 See my website for more webdecors.net

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Bachelors of Education and arts from Northern Illinois Unv. in Illinois. with a comprehensive major in Home Economics. Graduate work at National Lewis and Xavier college in the area of education.

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Chicago Design Team, and Trans Designs div. in Itasca Illinois best designer for 1993 and 1994 DWC magazine

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Dimucci builders- model homes 1994-1996 Michelle Amari- South Barrington, 1997- Meryl Rotzien-- 2 homes Hawthorn Woods, 2006-2011 Joan Endorf-- Barrington, Illinios 1997- present jennefer Teetz- Barrington Hills, Illinois 2007 Margaret Lynn --2 homes South Barrington, Illinios 1999-2011 Cissy Balut-- 2 homes North Barrington, Illinois 1997-2010 Nadine Zei- North Barrington, 1998- present Sharon Niemenski- many homes, South Barrington, Illinois 1996-present Jenny Newman- 2 homes Deerfield , Illinois 2002 ot present Donna Fine-a designer Northbrook , Illinos 2007 to present Renai Marin-- a designer Barrington, Illinois 2010 -present Michelle Mirrellees- a designer, Oak Park, Illinios 2008-present

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