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The foot on my tacsew t 146rb is so wide can,t stitch a zipper

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This is hard to find in the internet so I hope this will solve your problem...

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Q) Help!
I am breaking a lot of needles and the tension is getting too tight on its own while stitching and causing the thread to break. I am learning the machine for two weeks. Is it so sensitive too wools, cottons, and fleece that this would make such a major difference in the stitching - breaking needles, breaking thread?

(A) It may not be tension that is causing the problem with your portable blindstitch. If you have broken needles it has probably left some needle burrs in the thread and needle path that need polishing off with fine emory cloth (crocus) before sewing again.

Start with a new LWx6T needle without thread or fabric. Watch the needle as you turn the hand wheel. If there is needle deflection, reduce the penetration dial until there is no needle movement. If there is needle deflection caused by burrs, they must be polished off. Check the looper tip and two arms for any needle burrs and polish off. If there is needle deflection caused by the needle track lifting the needle, lower the track very slightly with the screws on the side of the black metal bracket above the needle.

Finally, Back off on the tension dial and retighten while you are sewing with a light strong thread and light to medium weight fabric, until you get the correct tension without loops. If tension is too tight it will push the thread up so it is not all the way down between the tension discs where it belongs.

(Q) I can't understand how to finish off at the end. It
always unravels. I have read the manual and it seems simple but I
apparently just "don't get it." Any help would be appreciated.

(A) At the end of the blindhem seam, position the needle all the way to the left, then use the knee lift to remove the fabric and jerk on the fabric at the same time. That will tie off the tread and break the thread at the
needle without bending the needle. You can weave the thread tail back into the stitches or cut it off. Before the above procedure, you could also turn the handwheel counterclockwise for a few stitches, then come back to the end of the seam and repeat the first procedure above.

Posted on Nov 17, 2007

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Here is a link to download your instruction manual for free if that helps?

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Posted on Jan 05, 2009

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Posted on Apr 15, 2009

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get a manual it can really help answer a lot of questions for you. here is a site that can provide a manual for you www.ifixmachines.com

Posted on Jun 22, 2009

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SOURCE: I have an old Kenmore Model 15612. It is suddenly

Clean your machine and oil it. It might just be dirty. I have teh same machine. Also, after that, if teh needle is old it may be dull. This machien can get finicky if the needles are not sharp.

Make sure teh pressure knob at teh top was not released.

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I need a zipper foot for my Pfaff 1047. Where cn I find one?


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What type of foot do I need when attaching popper closure tape to a duvet cover.It needs to leave more space under foot for popper height.


You do NOT want to sew over the popper. Instead, use a narrow zipper foot and adjust your machine needle to stitch just on the very edge of the tape. Hitting a popper will definitely break your needle and possibly knock the machine out of time.

Be sure to get the right foot to fit your machine!

Your machine's zipper foot may not look like this, but it should give you the basic idea.
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Pfaff Expresions 3.0. Using my zipper foot with 3 teeth. But can not get the needle to position to sew close to zipper


Um, not sure what presser foot you are using--there are several.

If it is the invisible zipper foot, there is a groove in the bottom of the presser foot that straddles one strip of zipper teeth which positions it close to the needle. Zipper foot #4 snaps to either side to enable the needle to be close to the zipper teeth. The Narrow Adjustable Zipper/Straight Stitch and the Non-Stick Zipper Feet are moveable left or right.

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Oct 01, 2016 | PfaFF Sewing Machines

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How can I attach a zipper foot to my unidentified machine?


Assuming you have the correct zipper foot attachment for your machine, you should be able to attach it like any other presser foot. On some machines, you may need to adjust the needle position to the right or left so the needle will not hit the presser foot when stitching.

Feb 10, 2016 | Sewing Machines

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When trying to use the zipper foot the needle will not stay positioned to the side and keeps returning to center hitting the center of the zipper foot and machine stops


set the machine to straight stitching which should keep the needle in the center position
a zipper foot is a normal foot with 1/2 missing
It it still wanders , take it in for a service

Dec 31, 2015 | Sewing Machines

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Is there a zipper foot available for the consew 146rb?


Ask the manufacturer this question . we have no idea

Sep 27, 2015 | Consew Sewing Machines

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What are he different feet used for?


The main types of feet are:
1. ZigZag foot. This has a wide gap for the needle to move from side to side and the two pointy ends of the feet curve upwards. This is used for ZigZag and decorative stitches,
2. Straight Stitch foot. This has a small round gap and one side is usually wider than the other. It's used for straight stitching.
3. Rolled-Hem foot. This has a spiral in the middle and is used for rolling and sewing hems neatly.
4. Zipper Foot. This has no gap as the needle goes to one side or the other of the foot. It usually has two attachment points for snapping on to the shank, depending on which side of the zipper you are sewing.
5. Invisble Hem foot. Used for making invisible hems. It's hard to describe how it looks. Mine has extra white plastic parts around it and some kind of screw to make adjustments as to width etc.
6. Buttonhole foot. My buttonhole foot is white and has numbers along one edge. The size of the buttonhole can be altered, using the numbers as a guide.
7. Edging foot. This has a strip of springy metal on the left side and is used to guide the material into the path of the needle in order to sew close to the edge to prevent fraying.
8. Rolling foot. This has rollers and is useful for sewing thicker materials or quilts etc. It is similar, but not as good as a walking foot.
9. You might also have a Teflon ZigZag foot, it's the same as the zigzag foot but made of white plastic. It's used for sewing vinyl and leather materials.
I think that's it, hope this helps!

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How to use a zipper foot please? I have lost instructions and have no idea which is the zipper foot or how to use it can you help please.


  1. Step 1 To prepare the fabric for a centered zipper application, use the standard presser foot to baste the opening of the fabric shut using 5/8 inch seam allowance. Press the seam allowance open. Place the zipper teeth side down on the seam allowance and pin the zipper to the seam allowance only.
  2. Step 2 Release the standard presser foot from your machine. There may be a button or lever behind the foot that you need to press. Put the standard foot in its holder or someplace where it won’t get lost.
  3. Step 3 Decide which side of the machine you want to attach the zipper foot to. Zipper feet are asymmetrical, with one side that’s wider than the other. You’ll want to put the narrow side toward the zipper teeth, and the wider side away from the zipper teeth.
  4. Step 4 Attach the zipper foot to the sewing machine. You may need to line up the bar on the zipper foot with the presser foot holder, then lower the presser foot by lowering the lever. Raise the presser foot and make sure the zipper foot is securely attached.
  5. Step 5 Place the prepared fabric with the pinned zipper in the sewing machine. Lower the needle into the zipper tape and the seam allowance only, then lower the zipper foot. Stitch the zipper tape to the seam allowance. To sew the other side of the zipper to the seam allowance, remove the zipper foot from the sewing machine and install it on the other side of the presser foot holder.
  6. Step 6 Topstitch the outside of the fabric to each side of the zipper tape, making sure that the zipper foot is on the appropriate side of the machine for each side. Remove the basting with a seam ripper.

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