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Sewing machine straight stitch is not straight

When sew a straight stitch on my Kenmore sewing machine 16524 it will make several stitched in a row and then move over almost like a zig in the stitch. Also the stitches are not straight the seem to move over like the are overlaping. I have cleaned/oiled and changed needles. Also tryed different tenson setting.

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  • Anonymous Mar 20, 2014

    What is the setting for a normal straight stitch

  • Anonymous Mar 24, 2014

    sewing machine will not do a blind stitch

  • Anonymous Mar 25, 2014

    not stitching

  • Anonymous Mar 25, 2014

    Power and light on, cleaned, oiled but is locked up and needle will not move.

  • Anonymous Mar 26, 2014

    I have tried everything. changed the needle, tension, feed pressure ect.



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I have lost mannuel for my borther overlocker 929D and want to put the second needle back, can you help

Posted on Jun 12, 2008


Hey. It's full out possible that you have it on the right setting...but concider this - the switcher inside the sewing machine could be broken (ie. It's moving to different stitches - but not the one you have the outside set for)

It happened to me (pc o crap singer model)

Posted on Jan 24, 2008


It sounds like it is making a blind stitch, does it look something like this? -----v-----v-----v-----v-----v If so it might be on the blind stitch setting instead of the straight stitch! ;-)

Posted on Dec 20, 2007

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