NEW COVID PAYMENT OPTION - 30% on booking and 70% one week before class
Machine Service & Scissor Sharpening

Machine Service & Scissor Sharpening

Regular price $50.00 Sale

Does your machine need some love and attention?  Are your scissors screaming to be sharpened?

Simply drop them off here at Usefulbox and pick them up 2 weeks later! A deposit will be taken here to let me know you are coming and final payment will be taken upon pick up via credit card or cash.

Drop off: Saturday 19 March, 930am until 4pm 

*** You might like to schedule some social sewing for this date too!

Pick up: Sunday 3 April, 10am until 2pm 

** Our small store will be open on both days for fabric and haberdashery supplies!


  • All brands and ages of domestic Sewing machines and Overlockers are welcome
  • $120 per machine, plus any parts
  • $50 DEPOSIT TAKEN AT BOOKING - A deposit lets us know that you confirm the booking
  • The final payment can be made by cash or credit card upon pick up
  • Drop off and pick up times are best.  If you cannot make these times, we can arrange a mutually convenient time as I am not always at the studio. 
  • Please bring the machine cover, foot pedal & power cord.
  • If you have a specific problem and require a quote beforehand, please send us an email via the contact page.
  • If there is a problem or part needed, you will be contacted asap.


  • All Sewing scissors are welcome
  • $10 per pair 
  • Knives are welcome too and also $10 per knife
  • Please note that pinking shears have an 80% success rate.