Question about Singer Tiny Serger TS380
No chain being made on serger Looks like I threaded correctly, not sure what I missed
Here is a link for a free manual,
since the serger is making no chain
try new needles
could also be a timing problem,, would need to be checked at a sewing machine shop
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Make sure that the presser foot dial (the silver "knob") on top of the machine is not too loose. You can adjust this w/ a nickel; tighten it all the way down & then loosen about 4 full rotations for cotton fabrics. Also make sure the Differentail feed lever is on "N". You can order a book from your local Baby Lock dealership for all models. Good Luck.
Posted on Jun 18, 2009
SOURCE: wont stitch
If threaded correctly and it will not serge, you have probably just found out why it was in the garage sale. Take it to a qualified repair shop, mmost give free estimates, probably much more than you paid for it.
Posted on Jul 04, 2009
SOURCE: My serger sews what looks
Without seeing it I would say that it has slipped out from the tension discs on top. Rethread and use both hands to pull on your thread as you are passing it through the tension discs so that it catches. I know, it is a pain but it is your best bet. This happens more frequently than you know.
Posted on Apr 22, 2011
Yes, there is a couple of different needle systems so you need to make sure you have the right ones as specified in your manual.
Also in the 130/705H system there is a couple of special types called "SUX" or "ELX" for extralong scarf, otherwise they are just the same as the standard 130/705H system needles with flat shank.
Check this link from the Schmetz needle website, its very informative on the different needles for each make and model
Also check that the needles are fully up into the housing and both flat shank to the back and they will be at different heights, this is normal.
Getting it to chain off is usually a case of threading up the four threads in the order specified in your diagram, so make sure you have threaded the two loopers in the right sequence, then pull all the threads under the raised pressure foot and out to the back of the sewing platform, lower the pressure foot and start stitching, hopefully it will chain off. Its just about having the two looper threads coming out of the looper eyelets in the right position.
If you have tried the threading up multiple times and did strike something, then you may have knocked out the timing of the loopers causing the non stitching; if you suspect this, then time for a technician service.
Posted on Dec 13, 2011
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