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Sewing Machine Service

Our service technician/owner Gregor Sidler is here to keep your machine running. gregor-7867

As a full time sewing machine mechanic for over 35 years, you can count on top-notch service. From a normal tune up to a sophisticated repair, he is here to take care of your sewing machine, embroidery machine or serger. His knowledge on BERNINA sewing machines is known all over the country even by other BERNINA dealers.

He repairs and services BERNINA and most other brands of machines. Give him a call to see if he can help you with your needs. 813-969-2458


How long does it take?
A normal turnaround time is one week or less. There are always exceptions but we will let you know in advance if that should happen. 

Can I make an appointment for my service?
Yes, you can! Bernina Sewing Center offers this service for anybody who lives outside the Tampa Bay area. Please call Gregor and make this appointment well in advance!

What does my service (Clean, Oil & Adjust) cost? 

      • Mechanical and Electronic Machines starting at $99.00

      • Serger/Overlock machines starting at $99.00

      • Bernina 7 & 8 Series $129.95

      • Hourly Labor Rate: $65.00 / hour

Do I have any warranty on my service?
– The labor warranty is 60 days from the date the service was done. 
– Parts warranty is according to the different part manufacturers.

Do you charge to do an estimate on my machine?
We do not charge to give you an estimate on the repair/service of your machine. Most estimates are done as you wait if the mechanic is not busy. Different repair options are sometimes available and will be discussed with you. 

How often should I service my machine?
Our service department recommends that you service your machine at least once a year or every two years. If you are sewing a lot, bring it every year!  If you are sewing occasionally, bring it every two years!  Nothing is more frustrating than a machine that does not work when you would like to use it!

If I bring my machine for service what accessories do I need to bring?

  • Sewing machine

  • Power Cord & Foot Control

  • Zig-Zag Presser Foot

  • Bobbin Case with bobbin