Send a sewing machine abroad

Take advantage from the cost of shipping a sewing machine abroad with Eurosender

Why should you send a sewing machine with courier services? With Eurosender, you can experience the cheapest way to ship a sewing machine abroad. Furthermore, the cost of shipping a sewing machine abroad would be appealing to you. To ensure its safe transportation, we can also guide you on how to wrap and pack a sewing machine for shipping across Europe and internationally. Overall, it will take you no longer than 5 minutes to place an order and less than 10 minutes to prepare a sewing machine for transportation.

Place an order and send a sewing machine abroad

There are many different types of sewing machines ranging from manual to computerized ones for both personal and industrial use. Nonetheless, Eurosender will help you to ship any of those safely.

  1. The first thing you need to do is to pack a sewing machine for shipping across Europe and internationally. The packing guide is provided in the next section.
  2. Then take dimensions of your packed shipment and insert them in the Shipment Size Checker before you send a sewing machine abroad or inland.

  3. When you know the type of service, dimensions, and weight of the parcel, fill in the order form and get the estimated cost of shipping a sewing machine abroad or domestically.
  4. Please make sure that you place an order at least 2 or 3 days before you depart from the pick-up address. Otherwise, ask another person to convey a shipment to the courier on behalf of you.
  5. Check whether you need to print out a label and attach it to your parcel.
  6. Check the insurance for your sewing machine.

We offer standard insurance of € 200 for each package by default, but you may also consider additional insurance packages that will not significantly influence the total cost of shipping a sewing machine abroad.

  1. Track your shipment easily with a tracking tool.
  2. Contact our experienced logistics experts who speak 15 different languages. They will answer your questions.

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Packaging materials for getting a sewing machine ready for shipping

We acknowledge that a sewing machine is not only an item for tailoring clothes as it could be your heirloom as well. Thus, you certainly want to keep it safe and sound during transportation. For that reason, you need to prepare packaging materials before you send a sewing machine abroad:

  • Cardboard boxes – you will need two boxes to pack your sewing machine. If you have an original case, you can take just one box.
  • Bubble wrap – it is essential to protect fragile parts and enhance security of your items during transportation.
  • Foam rubber – you will need some pieces of foam rubber to cover fragile parts of sewing machine.
  • Packing peanuts or other cushioning materials – you will need those to fill the voids inside the box.
  • Adhesive tape – it is necessary for securing wrapping materials and sealing the box.

Pack a sewing machine for shipping

Proper packaging is essential to protect your shipment from any damages even if you choose the best courier service provider. Proceed with the next several steps to pack your sewing machine.

Step 1. Depending on the type and construction of your sewing machine, you need to unfasten it from a sewing table first.

Step 2. Remove some detachable parts from a sewing machine. Take away the bobbin winder, the presser foot, the spool pin on top, and cover each of them with bubble wrap or put in a specific plastic bag for such items provided initially.

Step 3. Wrap the entire sewing machine with plenty of bubble wrap and secure it with adhesive tape. You can add foam rubber as additional protection.

Step 4. Prepare all the attachments. Wrap foot control, power supply, and other attachments in bubble wrap.

Step 5. Put your sewing machine in the original case or bag provided initially. Cover it with bubble wrap.

Step 6. Prepare the boxes. If you have the original sewing machine case, you need to take only one box. Otherwise, take two cardboard boxes (a smaller and a bigger one) for enhancing protection during transportation. Place plenty of packing peanuts or Styrofoam on the bottom of each box. You can place extra pieces of Styrofoam at each wall of the box, but make sure there is enough space left for a sewing machine itself.

Step 7. Nest a sewing machine inside the original case. If you do not have one, place your sewing machine into a smaller box and seal it, then nest a smaller box in a bigger one.

Step 8. Seal the box. Use adhesive tape for securing each side and edge of the box. Repeat this procedure for each box in case you have two of them.

The cheapest way to ship a sewing machine abroad with Eurosender

We partner with many logistics companies operating all over Europe and worldwide. Thus, we can offer you an appealing cost of shipping a sewing machine abroad due to flexibility and combination of various transportation means. If you are a professional tailor, you might be interested in sending clothes with courier services as well.

You can always contact us via e-mail or phone to get more details at each stage of the order and shipping process. Our logistics experts will help you to send a sewing machine abroad in a fast and easy manner.

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