Question about Sewing Machines

1 Answer

Elma supermatic balls up under machine after a few stiches

Posted by on

Ad

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    Superstar:

    An expert that got 20 achievements.

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

  • Sewing Machines Master
  • 9,953 Answers

Thread nests (also called bird nests).

Remove the top thread.
ALWAYS RAISE the presser foot and rethread from the beginning.


Birds nest under the fabric big loops of thread top side looks good...

What causes Bird Nests Superior Threads

Posted on Apr 23, 2017

Ad

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
New users get to try the service completely Free afterwhich it costs $6 per call and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

My double discs no longer work on me Elan Supermatic sewing machine


Are you sure you have the settings right on the machine? It can be a little unintuitive with these old Swiss beauties. Start by checking the disc is fully clicked into the Elnagraph, there is a little finger underneath which marries up with a hole in the disc. Now turn the dial in front of the elnagraph to A, the automatic setting. Now turn the stitch length dial to the straight line and the stitch width to A also.
There were a few variants of the supermatic and I have descibed the last one the Star Series, this machine is white with blue top. But I have got a manual for the earlier green supermatic as well so could drag this out if you havent resolved the problem. I do find that any machine left for a while unused may,suffer from loss of needle swing, the needle bar bearing gets funked up. Can be worked loose with Triflow and gentle wiggling. The bar bearing slides across on a shiny metal rod and is,pulled back to centre by a spring, so,this could also have broken,or come off.

Sep 25, 2014 | Elna Sewing Machines

1 Answer

1960s Elna Supermatic - lower thread only catches sometimes


Make sure you have the correct needles for this machine and that it is fully inserted into the needle bar and correctly oriented.

Mar 20, 2013 | Sewing Machines

1 Answer

My machine is baby lock.it suddenly got a problem.it is: it sews a few stiches and stops and it goes on like this


here are some suggestions, if the suggstions don't help then it
would be a good idea to have the machine check to see if something
in wrong with the computer part of the machine
1. change the needle--make sure it's the right needle for the fabric
2. rethread the machine top & bobbin,,make sure to use every
thread guide
3. make sure the bobbin is turned the right way in the bobbin case
4. clean under the needle plate & in the bobbin area for lint

Oct 12, 2012 | Baby Lock Sewing Machines

1 Answer

After one or two stiches the thread balls up on the bottom and the needle unthreads.


suggestions
put in a new needle
check your top thread tension
clean under the needle plate
clean the bobbin of lint & loose threads

Aug 01, 2011 | Singer Pixie Plus Sewing Machine

1 Answer

I am sewing swimsut material and the machine is skipping some stiches.


Usually you use a ball point needle and stretch the material as you sew. Another trick is to us tissue paper under your fabric.

Apr 21, 2011 | Kenmore Sewing Machines

1 Answer

I have a singer model 2200 inspo\iration sewing machine. The top stich sews perfect, but the bottom stich balls up.


Totally rethread your machine, then check your needle, put in new one if you haven't changed it in awhile or not sure if it is bent. Usually it is in the top threading for problems underneath. Also, make sure that you are using the same weight of thread top and bottom or else you can have problems. Good luck

Sep 26, 2010 | Sewing Machines

1 Answer

White 1760 skips stiches...


Change your needle and use a ball point.

Feb 28, 2009 | White Sewing 1766 Mechanical Sewing...

1 Answer

Singer 533 missing stiches


Replace your sharp needle, code 2020, with a ball point needle, code 2045. This usually solves the problem. You can also put "Stitch and Tear" at the bottom to help stabilize the material. If you can do not have Stitch and Tear, try a piece of tissue paper for the short term.

Dec 22, 2008 | Singer 7462 Mechanical Sewing Machine

1 Answer

Sewing machine not making stiches


At first, my machine was getting all tangled under the fabric and then would stop working because it was tangled in the bobbin area. Now the bobbin area is staying clear but there are no stiches being made. I have no idea what to do. melissashulga@yahoo.com

Sep 07, 2008 | Brother LS-2125 Mechanical Sewing Machine

Not finding what you are looking for?
Sewing Machines Logo

Related Topics:

36 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Sewing Machines Experts

Tally Girl
Tally Girl

Level 3 Expert

1129 Answers

Chris Wetmore

Level 2 Expert

185 Answers

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

76630 Answers

Are you a Sewing Machine Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...