Needle Plate
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The needle plate on my sewing machine has a large burr. Can the technicians help?

The experts undertake 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 finding tension problems with my sewing machine but the needle plate is not faulty?

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 significant headaches for any sewing machine owner.

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

What is the normal turnaround time for needle plate repair ?

If no spares are needed for a needle plate repair, then the standard 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 repair a broken needle plate?

It varies upon the brand of sewing machine or overlocker but in most cases it is much more affordable to get a needle plate replacement than purchasing a replacement 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 economical and prompt.

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

The team offering sewing machine repairs always aim to be courteous and helpful - just read some of the recent testimonials on the right from clients 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 online 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 technicians do not sell spare parts by themselves.

Needle plate repair

Needle Plate Replacement

The needle plate (also known as a throat plate) is a vital 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 provide 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 a few of the common sewing machine brands with needle plate problems which the professionals have efficiently serviced.

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

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 replacing if they start fraying the thread as well.

The technicians provides needle plate repairs via a convenient collection and delivery service from UK mainland addresses.

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

Recent Enquires

there seems to be numerous faults sorting one appears to create a new problem. at the moment I am trying to sew button holes but the needle keeps hitting the needle plate. other problems fluctuate between needle breaking tension problems loose threads loops and knotting underneath bobbin thread and missing stitches. I have cleaned the machine the best that I can and have tried a new bobbin case as the previous one looked as though it had been punctured by the needle numerous times. however the needle is still hitting the plate.


the machine was passed on to me recently but is missing the metal plate which slides over the bobbin meaning that the fabric gets in the way and threads catch.


fritter-rossmann x 3 position zig zag (an older machine!!) needs a complete overhaul and service - latest problem was due to tension/stitching as the metal stiching plate (the one the needle goes through) broke - I have since had this soldered but won€™t use it until the machine has a complete overhaul in case there are other problems. I can drop the machine in when I am in the area visiting my family in hockley if this helps.


hi my needle is hitting the base plate and needs adjusting


singer heavy duty 4423machine is roughly a year old but is currently jammed, unable to turn the handwheel. I keep it clean from lint and can`t see any obstructions under the needle plate.


singer sewing machine almost 40years old stitching gathering under needle plate


hello, I need help with aligning my needle bar on my 114w103 singer. its been serviced recently but the issue has happened in the last two weeks, it keeps breaking the thread as the needle is too close to the needle plate edge. thanks so much, zoe x


jl110 is the machine. top thread keeps breaking. I think the needle is hitting the base plate. it does also really need a service.