Needle Plate
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The needle plate on my sewing machine has several burrs. Can the team help?

The professionals carry out needle plate repairs resulting from broken needle damage.

They will use specialist tools and techniques to repair the needle plate where possible, otherwise they will source a high grade needle plate.

I am experiencing tension problems with my sewing machine but the needle plate is not broken?

Tension problems are a common issue with sewing machines caused by sewing fabric which is too thick for the machine or when fluff has been caught in the discs.

Since the latest sewing machines are computerised, these can present irritating headaches for any sewing machine owner.

Fortunately the staff provide an excellent sewing machine service in additional to needle plate repairs and replacements.

What is the typical turnaround time for needle plate repair ?

If no spares are needed for a needle plate repair, then the expected turnaround time is about 5 business days.

The technicians source high grade from UK suppliers. For obsolete sewing machine models, parts will need to be sourced from USA suppliers.

How much will it cost to replace a broken needle plate?

It varies upon the make of sewing machine or overlocker but in many cases it is much more affordable to get a needle plate replacement than purchasing a refurbished sewing machine.

Quotes needle plate replacement is provided upon your initial enquiry with the staff.

Needle Plate Repairs

Needle plate repair from the professionals is cost-effective and fast.

When you're finding sewing problem faults, the issue might be a damaged needle plate.

The team offering sewing machine repairs always aim to be polite and informative - just read some of the recent testimonials on the right from customers all throughout the country.

For more information needle plate repairs or for a no obligation quote, just contact the experts today.

You can do this by completing the website form provided.

Please note that cheap sewing machines from catalogues and supermarkets are not economical to repair due to the poor quality parts and workmanship used in these machines. The staff do not sell spare parts by themselves.

Needle plate repair

Needle Plate Replacement

The needle plate (also known as a throat plate) is a crucial element of your sewing machine or overlocker.

A needle plate sets the pressure and ensures that fabric is fed properly. The team have access to a range of needle plates fit for different tasks including feed cover needle plates, straight stitch needle plates and zig zag needle plates.

The technicians undertaken needle plate replacements covering all the major sewing machine including:

• Bernina needle plates
• Brother needle plates
• Pffaf needle plates
• Singer needle plates
• Wimsew needle plates
• Janome needle plates
• Husqvarna Viking

These are just some of the common sewing machine brands with needle plate issues which the professionals have effectively serviced.

A common issue that requires a needle plate repair is when needle thread keeps on breaking. This is often related to a damaged needle plate or timing issues.

Alternatively you might get a sewing machine needle stuck inside the needle plate. The sewing machine repairers have the correct knowledge to carry out this repair service in a reliable manner.

Depending upon the make of machine, the bobbin bases might need a replacement if they start fraying the thread as well.

The technicians carries out needle plate repair services via a easy to arrange collection and delivery service from UK mainland addresses.

To arrange a needle plate repair covering your sewing machine or overlocker, simply fill in the online form with your contact information and a quick description of the service needed. You will receive a fast response by email or phone during working hours.

Recent Enquires

i have a viking husqvarna x which has not been used in several years. it has a missing bobbin cover plate. is it possible to replace this and service please?


i recently (stupidly) sewed a small project with my new pfaff smarter x and now the bobbin is sticking and ravelling. i`ve removed the needle plate and cleaned it, but still not working. thanks!


viking x have been given this from a friend. power and light work but no motion when pedal depressed. back plate has come off a screw holes damaged. probably last used over 14 years ago. would like a quote for repair/service please.


hi would you be willing to travel to edinburgh for a repair to a machine my machines balance wheel has locked after winding on a new bobbin and after taking off the plate above the bobbin casing it looks like the boo in casing has moved and is preventing it from turning properly. I am in reasonably desperate need to get it fixed as I have quite a lot of work to get done. I also have a wimsew over locker I would hope to get serviced at the same time. thankyou.


bernina activa x - bought on ebay and needs a service - plates have a little rust and needle sticking in the bobbin


singer 2250needle is misaligning with the plate.i have now broken 2 needles, and have tried to fix but not successful.can you help?


jones model x zigzag needle plate is in need of repair or replacement


the machine has been dropped and the needle is hitting the metal plate rather than passing through the hole to the bobbin.


this is an old machine set in a table I am not sure of the model but it states on the machine was sewing fine until the needle got stuck my son had to sort it and he tells me the needle had wedged between the wood and the metal plate.we have now changed the needle and the machine wouldnt sew at all it was not picking up the bobbin thread.i lowered the needle after reading on the internet it could be to high and placed incorrectly. after doing this it did sew a short line of stitches before the thread snapped and now again its not sewing at all. I need the machine fixing asap as mid way into an important sewing job.


service and I think there is something missing from where the bobbin sits under the plate under the bobbin casing or something


hi.i have the black singer x as pictured above. I am finding it hard to use as the sewing plate bobbin holder and plastic shild is not sitting correctly. otherwise machine is in fine working order. please could you help by either repairing or spare parts ordered for me. regards dee


singer the bobbin holder fits against the stopper but the thread catches against the stopper. I had thread caught up in the bobbin holder and hook race. I removed the needle plate and cleaned and oiled all but the stopper is now mis adjusted.