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After you take her home

Tips to maintain your machine

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Embroidery Machines

May 2017

Blog May 2017 By Frank Smyth Owner House of Sewing machines and Vacuums. Hazel Dell Washington. Visit our website: houseofsewing.net and Facebook page (see coupons) Hi all, For my May blog I am going to share with you a few ideas about Embroidery Machines. There are basically two (for the home ...
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toot your own horn

April 2017

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Toot your own Horn

April 2017

Hello Bloggers!While it is not polite to toot your own horn but we at The House of Sewing have something to crow about. For the second year in a row House of Sewing has been chosen for the best of Vancouver awards( as Sewing Machine repair service company of the year). While this is a very ...
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Don’t Blink

Happy Holidays (almost) from House of Sewing Machines and VacuumsHi All!Don’t blink! Don’t blink! Summer has slipped away! Oh, don’t get me wrong, I love fall. It means football games, brisk mornings and beautiful fall colors. But I was in a store the other day and Halloween themed everything was ...
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Trends

Hi All!Today we are going to blog about TRENDS.As the start of a new school year quickly approaches (and people everywhere are dragging out their Sewing projects) Here are a few trends to get the creative sewing spark flowing.A simple definition of a Trend: 1. a general direction of change: a way ...
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Oliso Smart Iron

The Oliso Smart Iron: The Coolest “Hot” Iron on the MarketThe average person doesn’t give much thought about their Iron but lots of people who care about quality results do.When I was growing up the iron in our house was one of my mom’s prize possessions! We had two irons. one for sewing and one ...
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Cordless Vacuum Cleaner

Riccar Cordless Vacuum Cleaner available at House of Sewing Machines and Vacuums, Vancouver WA 360-695-9231. Introductory SALE pricing. Call now! April Blog 2016Great News! The Riccar Company and The House of Sewing Machines and Vacuums now bring you a cordless vacuum. I think we have all been in ...
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Walking Feet 2

Hi There,This blog is a continuation from last time with a conversation on sewing machine walking feet. By far the best sewing machine walking foot system on earth is one that is built into your machine from the factory.Although several manufacturers are trying to come out with machines featuring a ...
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Walking Feet

“Walking Feet” I Thought I would share some information with you regarding “Walking Feet”. Do you know what a walking foot is? A walking foot can be a truly amazing thing when used on your sewing machine.Feed DogsBasically, all sewing machines feed fabric with your feed dogs. (Feed dogs are ...
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House of Sewing Featured in The Columbian Newspaper

Did you see it?Staff Writer Kay Richardson from The Columbian Newspaper did a great write up this past week, featuring our very own General Manager, Gary Rael, here at the House of Sewing Machines and Vacuums in Vancouver WA. Here’s some highlights from the article:“Gary Rael has seen a ...
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Maytag M1200 Vacuum

Maytag M1200 Vacuum – a Gold StandardRemember the old commercial about the “loneliest repairman in the world”? The Maytag repairman younger folks may not but the gist of it is the Idea that any appliance made by Maytag never needs to be fixed. The truth is anything that moves can need repair. But ...
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Unbranded Generic Vintage Sewing Machines

I just wanted to relate a fun little story about un-branded, generic vintage sewing machines that I learned as a kid growing up in this business. It seems that people often asked my dad, Frank Smyth Senior, about the origin of older un-labeled, unbranded vintage sewing machines. This is the story ...
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Vintage Pfaff Sewing Machine

Vintage Pfaff 130 Sewing Machine from 1952. It’s a beauty!
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