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Rolled hem for empisal overlocker

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This may be too small to read, if so, email via
www.bargainbox.com.au and I shall send it on........remember to only ever use the R needle, so you only have 3 threads.

To move the Rolled hem arm, you will need to release the upper knife (knob on left inside cover....push to the right and blade moves approx 6mm) so you can slide the small metal tongue to correct position for:

N = Normal
R = Rolled

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Posted on Feb 17, 2008

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You need to disengage the cutting blade by openingfirstly opening the front and left hand side covers. pull on the larger of the two silver knobs and slide the red lever towards you. I'm not sure what the tension settings are, but I'm certain you need to reduce them a fair bit to aid in the rolling effect. I only use 3 threads when doing a rolled hem.
My description isn't too detailed but I hope it helps!

Posted on Jun 11, 2008

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Here is a tutorial - http://www.wonderhowto.com/how-to-rolled-hem-foot-sewing-machine-240603/view/

I have to practice with scraps first.

Posted on May 08, 2010

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Sounds like either the foot control or the motor has failed. The foot control is the easiest to replace, you should be buy a replacement control for about 30.00.

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