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Here is a free manual just click on the link, any stitches the machine
makes will be in the manual
http://www.singerco.com/uploads/download/1088_white-1523-x.pdf

Posted on Dec 11, 2012

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SOURCE: Husky 165 - won't do a basting stitch

Set the machine to its longest stitch length, put it in the warmest room in your house and in the sun if possible. If the stitch gets longer when the machine is warm it needs to be cleaned and lubed so that the stitch length mechanism moves freely.

If the lube in the machine is getting old or is nonexistent, the reverse button may be depressed and appear to return to its original position, when released, but the mechanism inside the machine only returns part of the way causing the length to be shorter than normal. Heat often masks this problem allowing the mechanism to move.

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I could not think of another way then free-motion sewing.
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SOURCE: How do I get my model 385-19233400 sewing machine

Put the dial on the largest # - like normal is 2.2 and basting is 5 on mine.

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SOURCE: What settings do I use on my singer 6038c to make

Use the longest stitch length and loosen top tension,. Practice on a piece of scrap material until you are satisfied with the results. Good luck

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Make sure that your top threading is right. My sister in law has this same machine and it is a really hard thing to do, Your manual has very vague instructions but check your thread going through the tension discs by pulling on the top thread with the presser foot up, it should pull smoothly, now put the presser foot down, it should barely move. /Sometimes this seats the thread in the tension discs. She is having no luck with the buttonhole making. In 50 years of sewing I have never seen a more vague manual and no customer service at all.

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