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Virtual sewing machine service training for the home sewist

Modern Maintenance Program

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  • One-time payment, NOT a recurring fee!

  • Access to all modules and information FOR LIFE!

  • All upgrades, improvements, and expansions included!

  • Discounted consultation options for diagnosis and repair!

  • Lifetime access to our Business Tools program ($199 value)

$298

$398

ONE-TIME payment
LIFETIME ACCESS

2-payment plan available

Service your sewing machine like a professional!

Become self-sufficient, confident and stop spending your time and money waiting for your machine it the shop!

How it Works

Login and work through the on-demand library modules

The on-demand library will teach you overall concepts of removing the covers on any modern sewing machine for routine maintenance.  

Each brand of machine also has it's own section to teach you about known issues with machines, how to resolve them, and covers different types of sewing machines and how to get the covers off.

  • Setting up your work space, proper chemicals, proper lubricants, tools you'll need

  • Cleaning and lubricating inside the machine

  • Cleaning computer boards & sensors (if applicable)

  • Seized machines - how to get them moving again

  • Cleaning auto thread cutters & replacing blades

  • Balancing tension and correcting sewing issues

  • And so much more!!!

Email the instructor when you are stuck, feel overwhelmed, or just need some support.  

The absolute most valuable component of RYC is that you always have the support of two professional experts to help you when you are stuck or need additional help.  We help you via our email, one-on-one Zoom calls, and posts in our private Facebook & Community groups.

This takes away guesswork and failed attempts - no more scouring YouTube or Facebook groups looking for answers!

Upon request, we will provide a custom instruction sheet for your specific machines - print and keep it for easier future reference!

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Offer your services to your community through side business or retirement income, or volunteering yourself

More often than not, we find that folks enjoy working on machines so much that they tend to branch out beyond just caring for their own.

Offering your services to your community doesn't mean you need to open a service shop!  We'll give you the tools to start a small business in your home, working as little or as much as you want.

Psst... it's not going to cost you any further investment to use our programs to build a business!  Our program is designed to teach you about as many modern machines as possible - and to have expert, professional help when you run into issues or need help!

IMPORTANT - Please note that this program...

  • is VIRTUAL - you can learn from anywhere, and there are no in-person classes.
     

  • covers all modern machines*, whether mechanical or computerized. "Modern" is generally 1980 or later, but "vintage" machines with computers and electronics (i.e. Bernina 1130) can be included.  If in doubt, contact us first.
     

  • is a MAINTENANCE program, NOT a repair program.  This program will not repair a broken machine or address timing or other issues.
     

  • only covers home domestic machines - no commercial, industrial, chain stitch, sergers, over lockers, blind hemmers, multi-needle/upright embroidery machines, or longarm quilting machines.
     

  • *excludes Viking Epic series, Bernina 3, 4, 5, 7, or 8 series.  

  • There are no refunds or exchanges, all purchases are final.  If you are unsure about your machine, please email me first 

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Troubleshooting Program

How it Works

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Login and work through the on-demand library modules

When you experience issues with your machine, you'll find a list of symptoms in the modules.  When you click on the system, you'll have a series of modules to work through, in a specific order, to guide you through testing and checking for various issues.  Each module will walk you through potential issues AND the solutions to those issues.  This workshop addresses the following issues:

  • Thread breaks and nesting

  • stitches not forming

  • skipped stitches

  • needle not moving

  • complete evaluation of a machine

  • And much more!

  • broken needles

  • fabric bunching

  • tension issues

  • checking the timing

  • how to properly test sew & balance tension

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Email the instructor when you are stuck, feel overwhelmed, or just need some support.  

The absolute most valuable component of our Troubleshooting program is that you always have the support of two professional experts to help you when you are stuck or need additional help. 

This takes away guesswork and failed attempts - no more scouring YouTube or Facebook groups looking for answers!

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Keep learning & studying the modules as you build your side business or retirement income

More often than not, we find that folks enjoy working on machines so much that they tend to branch out beyond just caring for their own.

Offering your services to your community doesn't mean you need to open a service shop!  We'll give you the tools to start a small business in your home, working as little or as much as you want.

Properly & efficiently diagnosing machine issues is absolutely vital if you plan to work on machines that are not yours.

Please note:  This workshop is only relevant for HOME DOMESTIC machines, and does not address commercial or industrial machines, sergers, embroidery machines, chain stitch machines, or any other specialty machine.

This workshop is meant to resolve common errors and issues, which is the issue 90% of the time.  We do teach you to make minor repairs (i.e. to the bobbin case), but we do not teach you to make timing adjustments, computer fixes,  or major repairs to your machine.  This will save you much time and money if you can resolve the issue, and if you do need to take it for service, you'll have peace of mind knowing it truly needs service or repair.

Questions?  Message us & we'll get back to you ASAP!

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You have Questions, We have Answers....

Q:  Do I have to pay a fee every month?

A:  At the launch of this program, the entry fee is a one-time-only fee.  So when you pay $249, you have access to the modules for life.

Q:  When does the workshop end?

A:  This is the best:  it doesn't!  It lasts forever… or as long as you need it to!  There is no end or timeline for this course, so you jump in any time and come back to it any time you need to. 

Q:  Who is this course for?  Can just anyone take it?

A:  Yes!  This course is for anyone interested in learning to clean, lubricate, and care for sewing machines.  Young, old, retired, people that work full-time, people that are just curious, hobbyists, people with lots of machines, people that only have one machine, people wanting side/retirement/full-time income.  Everyone is welcome!

Q:  I'm not good with tools, will I be okay taking this class?

A:  YES!  If you don't feel confident using tools, I promise, you're going to be okay in this course.  I wouldn't have considered myself "mechanically inclined" when I first started working with machines, either.  Many of us are, and we just don't know it yet.  There is actually very little done with tools in the class.  This workshop will be a source of empowerment and confidence for you, I can promise you that!  In my in-person classes (before Covid), I had ladies insist that they bring their husband because they were too afraid of the tools, but I encourage EVERYONE to give it a try because I promise you, you can do it.

Q:  What machines are covered in this course?

A:  This workshop covers almost all "modern" home domestic sewing machines, including those with computers.  It does NOT cover any commercial/industrial machines, sergers, embroidery-specific components or embroidery-only machines, chain stitch or specialty machines.  There are a few machines we will not handle in this workshop such as the Viking Epic series, and the newest models of Bernina, such as the 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 9 series (and a few others).  Those machines require specific tools and program codes for service and are beyond the scope of this workshop.  Please check with us first if you are unsure about your machine.

Q:  If I have an issue with a machine, can I contact you for help?

A:  Yes, the instructor is available during regular hours.  During the testing/BETA phase of the program, you will have plenty of additional help available.  After the program officially launches, you will still have guided help, and there is an option for paid consultation for issues outside of the scope of this program.

Q:  Do I need any special programs or equipment to participate in any part of the workshop?

A:  The short answer is no.  All you really need is a cell phone, tablet, or computer to view the on-demand classes and work your way through the workshop.  

Q:  Will this course teach me to service other people's machines?

A:  YES!  You will build skills that allow you to offer your services to your local community.  We prefer not to use the term ' full service' as this implies timing and other adjustments have been made, which are not taught in this workshop.  But the first 6-7 years of my service business used the skills in this workshop, VSMM program, and Troubleshooting program - I didn't adjust the timing or make complex repairs until later on in my business. 
 

Q:  I don't live in the United States, can I sign up for this course?

A:  We do have folks from Canada and the UK in other workshops, and we welcome other countries.  However, we are limited in this capacity at this time, as sewing machines, cleaners, and lubricants available in other countries are often very different than the US, and I cannot promise that we'll be able to assist you with these things we are not familiar with.

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