I drafted a new work shirt pattern the other day, my first in about 8 months. The pattern came out pretty well, but I had numerous machine problems. It took far, far too long to construct this one shirt. And in the end it didn't even come together well enough to wear. Feeling very much "not ready for prime time" this week.
You can see some of the buttonhole machine problems in the images below. The machine snapped its belt while I was using it too - kind of alarming when it happened.
After fixing the belt I discovered that the machine is missing a few parts. Don't know if those missing pieces are why it's not functioning properly though.