This is a reply to an earlier message (from 2007). The free Brother manual for the Flairmatic 190 has been moved and is now at
There are manuals for many other Brother machines in the same directory. However, you may need to use a traditional ftp client to get to the target directory. (Safari, at least, got too many redirects and gave up.)
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, Rose Hatten <rhat@...> wrote:
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Barb" <bward@...>
> To: email@example.com
> Date: Wed, 22 Aug 2007 03:03:11 -0000
> Subject: [vintagejapansewingmachines] Have the Brother
> machine in the Photo when the group comes up
> > Can anyone tell me anything about it? I haven't even
> tried to sew or
> > tinker with it yet. It intimidates me by the
> looks.No manual of course.
> > Never seems to get them.
> Hi Barb,
> Congrats on your nice machine. I don't know what
> model it is, but it is probably stamped underneath
> I was recently searching the archives for a manual for
> my Brother, and found this address that might help you
> get a manual:
> To get the manual you want, you need to either change
> the 190-UG to your model, or just type in the address
> up to the / after the word MACHINE. Then you should
> be able to browse to find your model. That's how I
> did it.
> Hope this helps.
> in Maryland