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Tutorial sewing buttonhole pfaff 1040 - PfaFF Sewing Machines

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If you remove the cover on the upper left portion of the machine, while looking from the left to the right.....Above the BH lever area, you will see a round cam with a post through the middle. Rotate the round can ( with fingers on it), and try again. This will change the angle position on the lever, and hopefully correct your problem. You may have to go a couple of clicks in either direction.

Posted on Nov 26, 2007

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SOURCE: machine will not complete a buttonhole, keeps showing error code 6L. No error code listed in manual. Machine will only do first half of buttonhole and then shows code and stops.

I've been looking too and I found here http://sewing.patternreview.com/cgi-bin/sewingclasses/board.pl?t=18328that you need to put the bar behind the needle threader down. I think they call it a button hole stop? I don't know, but it worked. I didn't even know it existed. But it solved my problem. On my Kenmore it looks like a black lever and you pull it down. It tells the button-holer that you are at the end of the hole and it needs to backup. nifty, kind of.

Posted on May 27, 2009

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SOURCE: buttonhole problem

Hi,
When doing the button hole....after installing the button hole foot and lowering the foot....and adding the button so the automatic button hole size is determined...you lower the button hole lever it will touch the back of the button hole foot. this holds the button hole foot in the proper position...if this lever is not all the way down...the machine blips at you...check to see that it is down all the way...I hope this helps you..It truly does all that it advertises and is a great machine...BBill01
P.S. you can adjust width and length of the stich also...see instruction manual. pg 28-30

Posted on May 30, 2009

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SOURCE: Needle stuck in the material while sewing a straight stitch.

See if you can release the bobbin from the case.

Posted on Jan 05, 2010

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SOURCE: Are pfaff 1475cd sewing feet compatible with pfaff 1151 machine

Hi. Some Pfaff machines have something called an "IDT" which looks rather like a small, black walking foot behind the pressure foot, to help feed the fabric evenly. Pfaff machines with this IDT need "IDT" pressure feet. (I can't find a listing of which machines have this and which don't, so you'll have to look at your machines or check your manuals.) If both machines have the IDT, then the feet are compatible. If neither has the IDT, then the feet are also compatible.

Hope this helps!

Happy Sewing,


Robbie

Posted on Mar 15, 2010

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Instructions for making a buttonhole


The method will depend on your make & model machine, although the vintage sewing machine buttonhole method will work on all zig-zag machines (just requires manually measuring and adjusting the stitch length & width during the process):

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Be sure there is a stabilizer between the fabric where the buttonhole is located so the fabric will not stretch or tear.






Jan 09, 2017 | Sewing Machines

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Old Pfaff Creative 1459...book does not address how to make a buttonhole. Machine sews only down one side, then stops and makes a giant lump and never goes to the second side. Can you help?


The machine's timing may need adjusting. Has it been serviced recently? If the book does not say how to make a buttonhole, perhaps this feature is not available.

Feb 04, 2016 | PfaFF Sewing Machines

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Pfaff 2170 will not make consistently sized buttonholes


Go to the following site regarding timing your machine. Are you placing a button in the buttonhole foot so the machine "knows" how long to make the buttonhole? If you have a button stop lever to the left of your needle bar, are you pulling it down and putting it in FRONT of the button stop so it can complete the rotation?
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Apr 13, 2012 | PfaFF Sewing Machines

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Pfaff hobby 1142. only goes one way, does not complete buttonhole.


it sounds like the buttonhole mechanism is seized up or gummed up with old grease. try following the linkages for buttonhole mechanism or button to see you can locate the stuck linkage.

otherwise it sounds like a tech job.

scott.

Jul 28, 2009 | PfaFF Hobby 4260

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Buttonhole on second side was only half the length of first side


Hi, did you buy the machine from a dealer - if so, I would take it back and ask them to show you how to do buttonholes again. It is also possible that, although the test buttonholes sewed out correctly, the automatic button sensor needs professional adjustment.

Before going back to the dealer, find the section in your manual that discusses buttonholes and read thru it very carefully. Pfaff machines are not intuitive, and the manual might describe a way to adjust the automatic buttonhole settings so they sew out correctly.

If you need more help, please repost and I'll try to help or put you in touch with a dealer who can help

Good luck, Ginny
Good luck, Ginny

Jan 08, 2009 | PfaFF Tiptronic 2030

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Button holes


Hi

Are you using a Pfaff 7570 (or other Pfaff machine with Sensor)? If so, definitely use the sliding buttonhole foot and the sensor guide (slides below the needle plate from the back of the machine. This will keep your buttonholes consistent.

The size is regulated by the Stitch/Pattern Length button and Width button. Select the size you think you'll need (in millimeters).

Test sew your buttonhole on the EXACT same combination of fabric/layers & stabilizer that your garment is. Adjust the length/width of buttonhole if needed. I would recommend a bit wider buttonhole due to the thickness/puffiness of the fleece.

Hope this helps,
Kim

Jan 25, 2008 | PfaFF Creative 7570

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