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I need a sewing machine manual for model # 117-959; instructlions for threading machine and bobbin and instructions for use of attachments..

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    Ineed to find a free instruction guide on how to use my sewing machine attachment

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I did a search and found a site that sell the manual you are looking for. I'm including a link: http://www.sewusa.com/Sewing_Machine_Manua/kenmore_Sewing_Machines_117_120_Models.htm.

I found it on Google buy searching for Kenmore sewing machine manuals.

Hope this helps. Ginny

Posted on Jan 31, 2009

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The White Sew E-Z model W338 manual is available here: http://www.singerco.com/uploads/download/705_white-338-x.pdf .

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