Needle Plate
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The needle plate on my sewing machine has several burrs. Can the team 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 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 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 economical to get a needle plate repair than buying a replacement sewing machine.

Quotes needle plate repair is provided upon your initial enquiry with the technicians.

Needle Plate Repairs

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

When you're having sewing problem problems, the issue might be a broken needle plate.

The team undertaking sewing machine services always aim to be friendly and informative - just check out the recent testimonials on the right from customers all across the country.

For further information needle plate repairs or for a free quote, just get in touch with the professionals today.

You can achieve this by filling in the website form provided.

Please note that cheap sewing machines from catalogues and supermarkets are not cost-effective to repair due to the inferior 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 an important element of your sewing machine or overlocker.

A needle plate sets the pressure and ensures that fabric is fed properly. The team can obtain a range of needle plates fit for different sewing activities including feed cover needle plates, straight stitch needle plates and zig zag needle plates.

The technicians offer needle plate repairs covering all the well known sewing machine including:

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

These are just a few of the common sewing machine brands with needle plate defects which the professionals have efficiently repaired.

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

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

Depending upon the model of machine, the bobbin bases might need replacing if they start fraying the thread as well.

The technicians offers needle plate repairs via a hassle-free pickup and delivery service from UK mainland addresses.

To book a needle plate repair covering your sewing machine or overlocker, simply fill in the enquiry form with your contact details and a short description of the service required. You will get a quick response by email or phone during business hours.

Recent Enquires

needle goes up and down into the base plate if turning backward but jams halfway on the forward stitch will not go down into the baselate


manometernot sure but the button to lift and raise the foot is extra tight. so is the large round dial on the right hand side when sewing forward/back. the needle jams onto the metal plate too. it needs a good overhaul, I think.


thread is looping under footplate. I used the plasticky looking film to try and do free standing lace and it kept getting stuck under the plate - I took off the plate and pulled the film out but I think I have snapped a tiny rod that used to be over the feed dogs! I would like a quote for a service and repair to my brother innovis x which I inherited 2 years ago and was in perfect working order until attempting the fsl project.


hi therei have a 1960s singer x from my grandmother. it was working perfectly then mid sew today the fabric stopped feeding through. ive cleaned any lint away from underneath the slide plate and around the feed but its unfortunately still not working the feed doesnt move at all. is this fixable if so can you give a quote for the repairmany thanksemma


needle breaks. out of alignment with sole plate somehow.


the fabric feeder feet started pullin the fabric backwards after id cleaned it. ive put it all back together and its now going forwards but the stitches are very big and dont change size when altered. it looks like the needle is catching the base plate.


janome memory craft 500e.a screw has come out from underneath the embroidery arm that moves the hoop to embroider. the screw attaches 2 tiny plates to the arm, it is in a tight spot and you can`t get the screw back in. it needs someone that knows what they are doing


im actually in horton near datchet no location option for that. machine is looping underneath and I tried all normal fixes inc air dusting under base plate new thread new needle new bobbin tension seems ok...


viking x series. just been given this old model that hasn`t been used for over 14 years. the back plastic plate covering motor has come off. power is on , light works but when pressure there is a noise but no motion. obviously needs a general service and plate fixed. pls can I have a quote?


accidentally had machine at 12 v setting and plugged into x v. when corrected feeder not moving fabric along but rest was fine. tried to look at fixing myself and messed with bobbin/needle timing screw on top plate. needs adjustments please. pls provide quote and timing for addressing this. many thanks!


hi. my machine has been tangling the threads and i`ve managed so far to get it working again, but now the bobbin plate doesn`t seem to fit right and the needle won`t move at all. it`s a singer heavy duty. i`d also like it serviced. could you give me an idea, please, of the cost for repair and service. thanks in advance.


i live on the wirral but am leaving the machine at my sisters in cheltenham for 2 weeks while I am away. her phone number is x x x there is a problem with pressure and tension when needle position is altered eg for zips and piping. 2. stitching shows the odd stitch that is out of line especially on gabardine or corduroy weight fabric almost like an occasional zig zag stitch3. the feed plate probably needs replacing as it is rough where the needle has hit it.4. I now have problems with embroidery too as the stabilizer catches and rips the stitches jam under the feed plate.i suspect the components on the left hand parts leading to the needle have been affected by wear and tear and may need replacing.i have tried different needles and adjusting the tension manually but feel it needs a proper overhaul now.i use it constantly as I run a small craft business and I expect to pick up orders for christmas.i will need it to be returned by 25th mobile phone number is x x x