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Elna 2005 I don't have the manual. Which setting is for the stretch stitch?


A special stretch stitch is not required to sew stretchy fabric. All one needs is a zig-zag that is wide enough and close together enough to allow the fabric to stretch without breaking the stitching thread. (Test it on a piece of scrap fabric you are using, give it a good tug and see if the thread breaks.)

NOTE: be sure to use a ball-point needle. A sharp needle will tend to cut the fabric threads and your stretch fabric will eventually develop holes and runs commonly found in knits.

There doesn't appear to be a manual for your machine, however, you can usually find a manual close to your machine model and the instructions will be similar enough to suffice. Perhaps you will find one with instructions for sewing stretch fabric:

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Jan 10, 2016 | Elna Sewing Machines

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I dont have the instruction manual and i cant figure out how to do a zig zag stitch? Help


You don't say the make and model of sewing machine. But generally zig zag is achieved by selecting the zig zig stitch on the stitch selector, then setting stitch length to 2 and stitch,width to between 3 and 4, depending on the fabric. If its a very light weight fabric 4 the thread will pull in and tunnel the fabric so turn down to narrow the width of the stitch.

Mar 03, 2015 | Sewing Machines

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Refuses to sew on thick fabric why?


Here's a pdf of your manual Singer owns White's manuals now.
http://www.singerco.com/uploads/download/864_white-970,972,979-x-.pdf

Typically you need a longer stitch to sew thicker fabrics, have you tried that yet?

Dec 13, 2012 | White Sewing 979

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Im trying to sew letters on thin fabric and lace. I think the grip is to ruff for the fabric. how do i fix this?


you will need to have stabiliser behind the fabric to give it stability for any type of machine embroidery.

Look for a product called "stitch and tear" or "solvy" which washes away in water after you've completed the stitching.

Also, consider using machine embroidery thread for this task, its silky and gives a lovely sheen.

I've always used an embroidery hoop to hold the layers all together for monogramming so things don't slip.

I'd suggest you google "machine embroidery" or try www.sewing.about.com and see if there are other machine embroidery tips there.

Apr 05, 2011 | Sewing Machines

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Hello ... I have a Husqvarna 2000 ... from new. I am trying to use the twin needle , and it is gathering like a corded stitch ... too tight. I have the book supplied with the machine , and I can't find...


I don't know your machine but the twin needles are generic so I will give you a couple of options. First thing to try is turn your upper thread tension down to 3. If that doesn't work try using a wider twin needle. The width goes up to 4.0 and some machines (check your manual) have the ability to use a 6.0 twin needle. If you are using a lightweight fabric you can use a tearaway or light to medium wash away stabilizer on top of the fabric. If using tearaway (like paper) draw your stitching line on it and pin it to your fabric. You only need a strip an inch or two wide and the length of your stitching line. It doesn't have to be all one piece. If you use wash away (like plastic wrap) just dampen each end of the strip and place it over your stitching line and it will stick. When you start sewing it will stay in place and you can tear it off after stitching. It will keep the fabric between your needles flat. The 389 presser foot is made to be used with cording under your fabric so you have a raised look to your stitching rows. I hope this helps. Please email me back if I can be of any more help.

Aug 24, 2010 | Husqvarna Sewing Machines

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Thread is balling up and not allowing the fabric to move it isn't stitching right


This can be caused by several different things. Check the threading. Un-thread the machine and follow the guidance on the manual and re-thread the machine. The bobbin, if the bobbin thread that coming out of the bobbin case in a wrong direction, could cause this. Re-set the direction. When you pull thread from the bobbin case, bobbin should roll counter clockwise. The needle, if it is not the right size needle for the fabric or the needle is slightly bent, maybe replace the needle and try with different size of needle. Once its balling up, sometimes it's left some thread in the machine under the needle plate around the feed dog, clean them up. Thread tension, different fabric may need to be adjust the thread tension, try to check this one under the manuals/instruction. When ready, check and use a scrap of fabric/remnants!

Aug 02, 2010 | Riccar Sewing Machines

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Instructions for buttonhole 40. I do not have instructions for making a 40 automatic buttonhole.


Instructions are on page 132 of the manual. Use either foot 5A or No.10 (which is more complicated). Select stitch No.40 then enter the length of the buttonhole you want to make using the number keys. If you want to define where the second bartack goes manually, press key 6 (under "Man") and you will have to press the Reverse key when the second row is where you want to finish the buttonhole. You will not be able to repeat this same size buttonhole automatically if you chose Manual bartack. By pressing OK after setting the length of the buttonhole you will be presented with a screen where you can adjust the width of the buttonhole (wider for heavy fabrics, narrower for finer fabrics) if you want.

May 23, 2010 | PfaFF Creative 7570

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Instruction manual for Janome harmony 2041


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Jan 28, 2009 | Sewing Machines

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Lost manual


I couldn't find my manual for the Dual Sew 3500, either, and long story short, I discovered the manufacturer of Dual Sew is the parent company of Janome; that the Janome 4618 Limited Edition is virtually the same machine; wrote to Janome and they emailed me the PDF manual for th 4618LE. What a relief.


Apr 20, 2008 | Dual Sew 3500 Mechanical Sewing Machine

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