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My empisal dressmaker 270 keeps on breaking needles when I work over a bit of thickness

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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

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SOURCE: Babylock seger machine keep breaking the left side needle.

Try rethreading the machine, and make sure the thread is not wrapped around anything. Then check the tension for the needles. Run a few inches of chainstich off slowly, while watching the thread and loopers make the loops over the finger. Your threads may be in the wrong position, or underneath the wrong parts to start.

Posted on Jun 12, 2009

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I will stop at the overlap and slowly go through the fabric by turning the wheel manually and carefully handling the fabric with both hands, for example, when hemming bottoms of pants where the seams are

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Sewing in a zipper is a fairly easy process, though a bit hard to explain in words :) You need an iron, pins and a zipper foot for your machine. The zipper foot allows the needle to get close enough to the teeth of the zipper without the foot getting hung up by the teeth.

The best thing to do in order to understand the process if you've never done one before is to look a a video on youtube and watch how a zipper is put in. Here is one link that shows how to insert a zipper ...but there are several others too. Some show specifically "invisible zippers", some show side seam zippers and others show how to put one in where you have a waste band. When you get to the link above look to the right side of the page where you will see other videos to pick from too.

There are lots of interesting sewing videos on youtube. You'll note that though the process is basically the same different seamstresses have different tricks for getting a straight and tidy looking zipper.

Posted on May 16, 2011

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try these 2 sites and ask them about the needles

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My thread keeps breaking when I sew over a seam, I have replaced the needle, tried a different cotton, & replaced the bobbin case & it still keeps breaking any suggestions?

You seem to have done everything as correctly as expected.
There are some minor things that could be disturbing yet.
Make sure that needle is exacly correct in her place and that the thread isthread from the correct side. One thing I knowworks wellwhen sewing thick parts is to hold the fabric in such a way that it is a bit streched under the needle and to let the machine go slowly over the thick bits.
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