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The loopers are getting caught up on each other

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Can I replace the plate needle on the singer profinish serger myself


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Jan 10, 2016 | Singer Sewing Machines

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Threading a Serger


When threading a serger, you MUST follow this sequence.
1. Upper looper
2. Lower looper
Then thread your needles. If your thread breaks, you must un-thread your needles before re-threading your loopers.

on Mar 05, 2015 | Brother 925D Serger

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Pushing material away, but still overlocking


It is difficult to tell what exactly is happening with your serger.

First thing--make sure you RAISE the presser foot BEFORE you thread any of the threads. This releases the tension disks so the threads will seat properly. You may need to remove all the threads and rethread from the beginning, making sure you thread each in the proper order. Start out with the thread tensions set at the ideal setting--usually the halfway point between the high & low numbers. From there, you will adjust them to even up the thread tensions.

Are you actually trimming off some of the fabric as it is stitching? If so, you might try increasing the cutting width (moves the cutting edge further toward the right) so that there is more fabric caught within the looper threads. It also appears that the looper tensions may be too loose. Try tightening the upper and lower looper tensions so less of the thread loops don't fall off the fabric's raw edge.

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Why won't my sl370 work?


Hello Mary.
By the question, it looks like the lower looper is making loops? If so, check that you are using the correct needles for your serger and that the needle or needles is/are inserted correctly:
- needles must be all the way up into the needle shaft
- needles must face with the flat side to the back and the groove to the front
- use at least needle size 12/80, not smaller

Check these few items, if the loops are still not forming:
- re-thread the serger from the start, keeping in mind to thread in the proper sequence (upper looper, lower looper, needles)
- make sure that the lower looper thread lays on top of the upper looper thread and is passed to the back of the serger and then under the presser foot when threading
- make sure that the thread are securely engaged IN the tension assembly
- make sure that the serger is set for 3-thread or 4-thread overlock (i.e. that the upper looper converter is not engaged)
- check all tension setting
- stitch length should be around 2.5 - 3.5

Let me know how it goes.
Happy serging!

May 02, 2015 | Sewing Machines

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I've got a serger by Brother and I got fabric


the serger probably needs to be checked at a sewing machine shop
to see if the machine is out of time & to make sure the loopers
aren't damaged

Jun 07, 2012 | Brother Sewing Machines

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My thread keeps breaking on my Bernina 800dl serger


Is the thread aerial raised up ensuring a good thread flow?

Which thread is breaking, needle or looper? If you can establish which thread is breaking, then check that tension dial, turn it to zero and clean between the tension discs by sawing a selvage edge of cotton fabric offcut between the two discs to remove any fibres, dirt or debris.

Now turn all dials to zero, unthread the needles, and pull on each thread, feeling if there is any resistance. If there is, check back through the thread path and find where the thread is catching.
Serger threads flow very fast and the thread path can't be compromised or the thread snagged.

Check the thread path from the cone to the sewing foot, and ensure that the thread is not catching on something, or getting caught around the cone, cone holder or aerial somewhere in the path. Look at the thread cone, has the thread feeding off got looped around itself somewhere? Open up front of the serger and look at the thread going through the loopers, is something misthreaded here, sometimes there is a part that slides on a looper to make threading easier, just check it is all threaded up correctly. There should be a threading diagram inside the serger cover usually showing the paths.

Rethread the needle(s) and pull all the threads under the pressure foot, lower the foot, turn tensions back to 5, then chain off and test sew.

If no joy after trying all this, I'd take it for a ride in the car to the shop.


Apr 14, 2011 | Bernina 1008

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On my Babylock Serger, the upper looper seems to get stuck when it meets the right needle. I've replaced the needle thinking it was bent.But it still gets caught in that position.I haven't used the machine...


This is a timing issue and for an overlocker, really beyond the scope of anyone not trained or familiar, it is a 3D ballet between the loopers and needles and needs to be finely balanced to exacting tolerances I'm afraid to say.........the cost of replacement of each looper is around the price of a service......so..... Strongly recommend you to take it to a service centre for adjustments.......you will break more than a needle if you persist.

Sep 03, 2009 | Sewing Machines

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The order in which to thread the serger


Your serger should be color coded for threading. Just do one at a time either left to right or right to left with the cones. And you should be all set.

Apr 19, 2009 | Baby Lock Eclipse Serger

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Upper and Lower Looper Rub Together!!


Your loopers need adjusting, impossible to explain how to do this, you need to be shown. Can I suggest you contact a sewing machine tech, sure it will cost but if he is a decent guy he will show you how to adjust the machine.

Apr 23, 2008 | Singer 14SH654

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