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Can I replace the needle threader on a Pfaff 2056 at home? I would need to purchase the replacement threader.

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It would be a two minute job for the Pfaff repair chap to do this....ring and check availability and ask for a quote, in our shop I would not charge to do this as you would be coming back for other goodies anyway, so it is just good business not to squeeze every last cent when word spreads of how reasonable and accommodation we were..
Phone and ask, save the stress.

Posted on Aug 27, 2009

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Raise the presser foot;
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