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Looking for an Owners Manual

I am looking for an owners manual for a Kenmore Sewing machine, model 385.16231.300. Does anyone have a copy I can download.

I also have an old Dressmaker Deluxe, Push Button Zig-zag from the Standard Sewing Equipment Corporation in New York (Model # SWA-2000). This machine was made in either the late 60's or early to mid 70's. It is a lite teal in color, has it's own hide-away table, and has multiple attachments. I'm looking for an owners manual and any other information I can find on this model.

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    Kristin Dec 30, 2013

    Hi! It's the end of 2013. I just got the same model (beige in color) and I would like the manual also. My machine appears to have its cams and all parts.

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I have an owner's manual for the machine you have. You can use a double needle, but only if you straight stitch, in this machine. I will be happy to copy and send the manual to you. Or, you can buy it online. Just enter SWA-2000 in the search box and it will lead you to a manual. One place is only $10. You can also find parts and attachments by doing the same search. Susan :)

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Hi go to check for manuals they have this there. and also all other brands free!

good luck...........

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