Question about White Sewing 1409 Mechanical Sewing Machine
It could be that your feed dogs are lowered. Look for a knob with 2 positions; one with a zig-zag and dotted line next to it, and the other with a cross-hatch design.
Posted on Jun 22, 2009
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Check your stitch length regulator is not set on zero.
Remove the needleplate and clean out any lint from between teeth of feeddogs......while you are at it, clean around the bobbin area and remove any lint under bobbin case.
Posted on Jun 22, 2008
SOURCE: ELNA 7000 SEWING MACHINE
If you bend over the front of the machine, you will see a slider switch on the back of the machine, and there is a small "button" at the bottom right of the switch (your right). If you push this button down, you can slide the slider switch to your right and the feed dogs will go up.
Posted on Mar 26, 2009
Oil might help but it sounds like you don't have enough pressure on the foot. You can take the casing off where the light is and there is a screw back there that controls the tension on the pressure foot. It is not meant to be changed by anyone but a professional. I've changed the tension but it wasn't easy. If you are still interested let me know and I will try to explain.
Posted on May 21, 2009
Sergers are not really meant to sew very thick material. The blades have a maximum amount of range, or thickness that they can reach to cut. If you go outside that range, get ready for a big repair bill! You can break loopers and even the needle plate when you "push" a serger. My advise would be to use you sewing machine for the, "pounding" work. The type of material matters too, A thick Quilt like fabric can be sewn becatuse it's not dense material. A thinner harder denim could max out at 3 layers because of it"s hard finish. If the fabric you're sewing isn't dense like, you could just need new knives.
Posted on Oct 14, 2009
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