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Threading of silver 720d overlocker

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SOURCE: Singer 87-4 overlocker

Wow !! a 1919 overlocker, I would be happy to take a look at the photos of the machine.......take several with the needle in the top, middle (both) and bottom positions so the full cycle can be seen and I will see what we can do for you...what a treat !

The relationships of needle to looper and looper to looper are the most critical.....in the meantime....if you can figure out how to thread it up, use 3 different colours of thread, do a test piece and adjust the tensions as required to create a firm and balanced stitch that meets at the edge neatly......if there is any corrosion on the tension plates, it will need to be polished smooth to effect consistent tension and therefore stitching.......same applies to loopers and thread guides.

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Posted on Jun 13, 2008

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SOURCE: Janome My Lock 134D normal overlocking required

Typically, set all your tension knobs to 4

Posted on Apr 14, 2010

SOURCE: I have a Silver 720D overlocker which is periodically skipping stiches. I have tried all the normal troubleshooting such as new needles, checking needles threaded properly, and increasing the pressure

sounds like the machine is out of time & only a sewing machine repair shop can check the time

Posted on Jan 24, 2012

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Help plse, after threading it dont make the overlocking stitches. New machine, help with right way to thread machine and the smaller detail of threading.


Your machine is either not threaded correctly, or the individual threads have not been threaded in order. Be sure to ALWAYS RAISE the presser foot when threading the machine. You must follow the instructions exactly or the machine will most likely never work properly. Can you at least get a training class on your machine? A class is indispensable, especially when it comes to using a serger.

Even if it is not the same model, these instructions may be helpful.

Tutorial for threading overlocker

Make It Handmade Threading Your Serger or Overlocker

Need manual for an empisal 754D overlocker can get the tension right and...


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Dec 14, 2016 | Sewing Machines

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Problem with an overlocker that does not overlock


You may need to rethread all the threads because most sergers need to be threaded in the right sequence. I looks like this one has to be threaded starting at the right and progressing left.

Jan 20, 2014 | Janome Sewing Machines

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Bobbin Thread problems


I have the Manual for the Bernina 334ds Overlocker and will provide you with a free download link.
mail me at: brianrens@gmail.com

Jul 07, 2013 | Sewing Machines

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Sould i use overlock thead on my brother embroidery/sewing maching


It is, of course, possible to use overlock thread in a typical machine. Generally speaking, you only want to use overlock thread to overlock ("serge"). The reason for this if that while typical all-purpose or sewing machine thread has 3 strings wound together, overlock thread has only 2. When you are using 3, 4, or even 8 threads at a time with a serger, each strand doesn't necessarily have to be as strong as when you are sewing on a machine with only 2 threads. So, you physically could use the thread, yes, but it will not be near as strong, and you will probably have issues with breakage while sewing as well. The cost savings you think you may be saving by using overlock thread (which is, after all, considerably cheaper per yard), well soon be overrun with extra time sewing due to broken threads and overall less quality in your garment as it will be made weaker.

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How do I adjust the stitch length on a Janome "My Lock" 234?


Is there a dial on the right above the flywheel? This is where you adjust the stitch length on most sergers. It might be numbered from 0 to 5 or 4.

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If it has differential feed, there would be a dial there for this too, possibly under the stitch length knob - it would have numbers like -1, -0.5, 0, 0.5 and 1 on it.

If you are new to sergers/overlockers I highly recommend a class, demonstration or investing in a good book to get you started as they are not like sewing machines and many of the techniques are best demonstrated such as rolled thread edging and flat lock seams.

I've borrowed he Singer book "Sewing with an overlocker", or "Serge with Confidence" by Nancy Zieman from my library but there would be other titles too.

Apr 13, 2011 | Janome 2049LX Mechanical Sewing Machine

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Hi I have just been given a Brother Homelock TE4 - 8524 overlocker but it has no manual where can I download one or get one free?


try www.brother.com www.manualsonline.com or www.sewusa.com and see if this manual is available. You may have to pay for it however, most manufacturers view a manual as a spare part to be charged for.

Most overlockers are very similar but if you have never used one at all, then well worth going to a demonstration or class at local store as the techniques to use one are quite different to sewing machine sewing.

Threading path is the critical thing and once mastered, using them is pretty easy.

Feb 18, 2011 | Sewing Machines

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Singer 87-4 overlocker


Wow !! a 1919 overlocker, I would be happy to take a look at the photos of the machine.......take several with the needle in the top, middle (both) and bottom positions so the full cycle can be seen and I will see what we can do for you...what a treat !

The relationships of needle to looper and looper to looper are the most critical.....in the meantime....if you can figure out how to thread it up, use 3 different colours of thread, do a test piece and adjust the tensions as required to create a firm and balanced stitch that meets at the edge neatly......if there is any corrosion on the tension plates, it will need to be polished smooth to effect consistent tension and therefore stitching.......same applies to loopers and thread guides.

drop a line through the "Contact Us" page at www.bargainbox.com.au
Don't forget to mention the problem and your Fixya name !

Jun 12, 2008 | Singer Sewing Machines

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