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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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Re: Sewing machine straight stitch is not straight

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

Re: Sewing machine straight stitch is not straight

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

Re: Sewing machine straight stitch is not straight

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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