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How do you set the esteem 1732 singer machine when using an overedge presser foot

I purchased an overedge presser foot but now sure what settings to use for stitch, stitch width, stitch length

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SOURCE: Top stitch looks good, bottom stitch is loopy

this is a common problem, don't worry it's easy to fix.  take the spool of thread off, remove the bobbin.  look for any stray thread pieces in or around the bobbin case, rethread the top of the machine and when you do, follow the threading guide precisely and ---here's the trick---make certain that the thread goes between the tension discs.

Posted on Jan 17, 2009

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SOURCE: Singer Touch Tronic 2001 Sewing Machine Stuck on Sewing Straight Stitch Only

I had a similar problem a couple of years ago. I finally figured out that I had the straight stitch needle plate (the one with the single hole), rather than the zig zag needle plate (the one with the curved hole). When I changed plates, it worked fine.

Posted on May 27, 2009

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SOURCE: singer machine needle won't do width in zigzag

It sounds like it needs lubrication on the needle bar frame and linkage.

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SOURCE: Kenmore 2142 sewing machine won't zigzag.

Before you put the cam in did you make sure the machine was set on straight stitch and then select zig zag?

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SOURCE: How do you thread a singer esteem model 1732

http://www.singerco.com/resources/operation_basics.html

Posted on Mar 03, 2010

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Does the singer 533 have either a walking foot, a patchwork foot, or a quilting foot


You should be able to find some, if not all, of the presser feet you mention. You just need to determine what shank your machine has and make sure the presser feet you purchase have that same shank. (You may even have a snap-on adapter for your machine, so you just need to order the snap-on feet you want.)

http://www.sewingpartsonline.com/sewing-machine-presser-feet.aspx

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I have a white rotary 75 and I'm looking to fmq on it is there a presser foot bar on a singer that I can change out in order to use a quilting foot?


If you know which presser foot shank your machine has, you can purchase a darning or FMQ foot that fit your machine without having to manipulate Singer parts.

http://www.sewingpartsonline.com/sewing-machine-presser-feet.aspx

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E99670 short shank, or snap on presser feet?


Make sure--Does the machine take a short shank presser foot? If so, you can replace it with a short shank zig-zag presser foot. You can probably go to a regular sewing machine repair shop and find a replacement presser foot.

**NOTE--the links below are examples of what is available. I cannot vouch for these vendors as I've never purchased from them. Do your own due diligence before purchasing!!!

Here's an open toe presser foot:
Open Toe embroidery satin stitch foot Low Short Shank Babylock Bro White...

or a regular zig-zag foot:
http://www.ebay.com/itm/Vintage-ZIGZAG-FOOT-Fits-Singer-Pffaff-Other-Mfrs-Low-Short-Shank-Apps-MPN-C24-/401237995786?hash=item5d6ba5f10a:g:8UcAAOSweWVXcubS

OR you can buy a short shank adapter and a kit of snap-on presser feet that will give you a big variety of different kinds of presser feet, probably including a zipper foot, hemmer foot, 1/4" quilting foot, darning foot, teflon foot, etc....(probably more than she will ever use!) The snap-on kits are available online, try eBay or some of the other sites. They most likely are not Singer brand, but are most likely generic. However, if your granddaughter is just learning, this may be the broadest variety of choices.

These are examples of snap-on presser feet available.

Snap-on Adapter example (most kits do not include the adapter):
http://www.ebay.com/itm/Low-Shank-Presser-Foot-Holder-Adapter-Snap-on-Singer-Kenmore-Juki-Elna-Janome-/222013366993?hash=item33b10722d1:g:Sa0AAOSwJb9WsRpp

Snap-on kits- examples:
42 PCS Domestic Sewing Machine Foot Feet Snap On For Brother Singer Set...

http://www.ebay.com/itm/1-Set-32-Pcs-Domestic-Sewing-Machine-Foot-Feet-Snap-On-For-Brother-Singer-Janome-/282017920492?hash=item41a993f5ec:g:MrAAAOSwMVFXH3rP

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Got a Singer Esteem 1732 and the bobbin test shows it has no tension at all (which shows on the stitch)


normally loose bottom stitches indicate a problem with the needle thread tension not the bobbin. try removing top thread completely and then rethread machine with presser foot down, if you do it with foot raised auto tension will not function

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I have a 7466 Singer sewing machine. No matter how I adjust the thread tension, the top thread always pulls the bobbin thread through to the top. I am doing thread painting. The feed dogs are lowered and...


Make sure to thread the machine with the presser foot up to insure the thread is seated into the tension control.

Always free-motion with the presser foot down.

Try a lower setting on the tension.

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Singer Esteem sewing machine. Needle works with all presser feet except my 1/4in quilt foot. It's hitting just to the side of the hole in the foot. How can I fix this? There is nothing to move the needle...


Check the needle to be sure it is not bent.

If this is not the problem, you will need to choose another foot to use until the machine can be repaired by a professional.

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The presser foot lifter of my Singer 9432 has disconnected


Had the same problem.
Open the cover where the light bulb is.

Follow the presser foot rod up into the machine.

You will find a metal keeper with a set screw facing the now open end of the machine.

That set screw has most likely come loose.

Since the presser foot is spring loaded to the down position leave the presser foot raising lever in the down position.

With your flat bladed screwdriver, gently push the metal keeper to it's lowest position. If it does not go easy, loosen the metal keeper set screw a bit. Lefty loosey.

Tighten the set screw on the metal keeper. Righty tighty.

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Singer Esteem I lost manual and need to know how to get it on the stretch setting. Thanks!


Also, you can go to Singer.com and download a manual for free, and then print it after you save it.

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The presser bar is not moving, there is a set screw that controls the presser foot height on the bar, it may be to tight. Take the side cover off, and look for the presser bar, the set screw unit should be facing you. Unscrew it and see if the presser bar handel will now move.

The presser bar height should be set at 7 mm. To make an adjustment loosen the set screw. From the top of the machine, press down firmly on the presser bar and then secure the set screw.

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