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Why does the Empisal EM-250 Deluxe break the needle thread.Even though the machine is threaded properly.I'm using a no.14 needle and a big reel thread and also the zig-zag does'nt work can u please help desperate?

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When I select zigzag, the needle moves to the right, but when I sew, the needle stays in the right position but sews straight.


It has probably stuck even though never used and stored in the original box. You may want to have a sewing machine technician look at it.

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The upper thread keeps breaking whenever I sew even though it is always properly threaded and the needle is fine


check the age of the cotton
cotton is not a single thread but a series of fine threads bonded with a glue
old cotton glue breaks down and the thread separates easilty
next check that the needle is installed correctly with the grove ( thread groove away from the bobbin hook
check the needle and hook timing because if it is off a fraction , the hook will pierce the the thread causing it to break
next check that the eye is the correct size for the thread in use
a needle eye too small for the thread thickness will jam the thread ans not let slide through the eye properly

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How to thread an empisal over locker ,DE-LUXE400


The manual should be helpful:
Empisal companion deluxe 400 user manual

It is always best to start out with brand new needles.

Before beginning to thread, be sure to ALWAYS RAISE the presser foot throughout the threading process. This releases the tension disks so the thread will seat properly.

Follow the thread order when threading or your machine will most likely never work properly. Usually, it would be the upper looper first, the lower looper next, and then the needles. However, your manual should clarify that. Also, when threading each, be sure to give each thread an extra little tug when it goes through the tension disk to make sure it seats correctly.

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How to thread a Empisal overlocker.. model 760C


Perhaps the manual would help:

Empisal Overlocker 760C Empisal Sewing Machines

On most machines, it is important to ALWAYS raise the presser foot when threading the machine (although the instruction manual says to raise the presser foot only to pull the thread tail under it). Be sure to give the thread an extra little tug when going through the tension disk to seat it properly. Be sure to thread in the order as specified (Upper looper, Lower looper, Right needle, Left Needle). If the machine messes up, it is usually a best policy to remove all the thread and rethread from the beginning. Threading out of order will almost guarantee failure!!!

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I have a EMPISAL 403E .. Can I make a roll seam with it. I have an extra plate with a needle in it, but thread keep on breaking an don't know if I need something else to make a roll seam of ju


The needle thread breaks
1. the needle thread is not threaded properly
2. The needle thread tension is to tight
3. The needle is bent or blunt
4. The needle is incorrectly inserted
5. The needle thread & the bobbin thread are not set under the presser foot when starting to sew
6. the threads were not drawn to the rear after sewing
7. The thread is either to heavy or to fine for the needle

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Machine needs to be threaded properly.
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Top thread keeps breaking. Adjusting the tension does absolutely nothing. It seems as though the thread is getting caught on something inside the machine between the thread guide and thread take-up lever....


these are suggestion, if they don't help then the machine needs to be checked at a sewing machine shop
The top thread breaks


1. the needle thread is not threaded properly


2. The needle thread tension is to tight


3. The needle is bent or blunt


4. The needle is incorrectly inserted


5. The needle thread & the bobbin thread are not set under the presser foot when starting to sew


6. the threads were not drawn to the rear after sewing


7. The thread is either to heavy or to fine for the needle


8. Try a different spool or cone of thread

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Need to replace Thread Tension Dial on my Empisal EM 250 DeLuxe Sewing Machine. Please help


Poppie, are you still stuck? I have a vintage Empisal and did the same thing - but I finally figured out how to put the tension back together. Check out my blog to see if you have a similar machine and I may be able to help.
makingmakesmylife.blogspot.co.nz
kind regards
KC

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Shredding and breaking thread


Connie this has got to be a new machine and it sounds like you have had major problems. I would try throwing a big tantrum in the shop and demanding a replacement machine! However, that doesn't help you right now. Thread shredding and subsequent needle breakage sounds like a thread feeding issue. Is the thread spooling off the reel nicely? Is it staying in the thread guides and tension disks? Is this problem happening with regular sewing or with embroidery or with both? If it is with embroidery, watch the thread as it comes off the reel rather than watch the design sewing out. You can often see what is happening and can stop the machine before disaster strikes. Also check and double check for thread caught in the tension disks - flossing out with a dollar bill is recommended - and check for any shredded thread build-up on the take-up lever. May I suggest that you consider joining the Yahoo group for Designer Diamond machines? The amount of collective knowledge in these groups is just amazing and you will get a lot of support in using your machine to its potential there.

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