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What does the orange warning light that looks like a square with zig zag means

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Just a guess since you didn't indicate what machine you have. Maybe you have selected a zig-zag stitch and have a straight-stitch presser foot attached???

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Raw edge zig zag stitch bunching underneath


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Zig-zag settings


you probably shouldn't be using a zig zag for that application. But the multi-stitch zig zag.

Please look at page 40 of your manual for information.

As for needle breaking check to make sure your need is the correct one for the thread and fabric. Also make sure your pressure foot is the one recommended for the stitch. Consider this... most thicker fabrics require a longer stitch.

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all the way to the top broad zig zag stitch & your done
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Trouble sewing lycra fabric using a zig zag stitch


You have the machine set for blind hem stitching. Change the stitch selector to stretch stitch, which is a single, in line stitching zig zag stitch.

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Is pico edging possible in this machine


Yes, just adjust your width of your zig zag, and pattern. Practice on a scrap piece of your material for the look that you want. It is easier with a hemming foot but a zig zag foot will do just fine. Remember picot means "roosters beak". Good luck and have fun with it.

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THis problem occurred as I was sewing on Neoprene. I was using Gutterman all-purpose thread and a size 80 needle. Tried switching to a size 70, then to size 90. Still unable to zig zag. After inserting a test sample of cotton, the zig zag worked perfectly, so I knew it was not a mecahnical problem. I switched needles again. This time to size 90 for stretch fabric. Voila! Problem solved.

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Suddenly zig zag stitch not working?


Because it is almost a straight stitch but the needle continues to move in a zig zag fashion is reason to believe it is in a long stitch. By changing the number of stitches per inch there will be a very noticeable looking zig zag stitch.

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