Question about Sewing Machines
Select the blind hem stitch. Be sure to have the correct presser foot. Then set the stitch width so the "zag" will catch the fabric fold and set the stitch length so there are probably about 10-12 stitches per inch.
Posted on Aug 11, 2017
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Re-thread the machine and make sure that the needle is in properly. The tension would not cause the thread to break.
If it is not working, what is the machine doing? Try re-threading the machine again, check the needle to make sure that it is in correctly. There are no set numbers for tension- it is a feel, push, pull. If you could e-mail me back with a better description of what the machine is doing or not doing,
Posted on Aug 31, 2009
The switch in the back will lower the feed dogs.
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Posted on Feb 23, 2010
I downloaded your manual for free at www.singerco.com and I be darned, I see why you are baffled. Call Singer at 1-800-4singer and ask them to tell you. This is a first for me to see in a machine that is not that old, my 45 year old Kenmore has the blind stitch setting. There has to be some answer to this.
Posted on Apr 20, 2011
Are you absolutley sure you're not getting a problem with stitch formation on, for example, wide zig-zag. Check again, using a different colour top and bottom and make sure that the stitch is being formed properly with only the top colour on top and bottom colour on the bottom. It sounds as though the bottom loop is not being picked-up by the hook properly. Make sure you've thoroughly cleaned-out any fluff under the stitch-plate and remove the hook/shuttle and give the hook race a good clean and give it a single drop of oil, even if you've got the lightweight part-plastic hook/shuttle fitted.
Posted on Nov 24, 2011
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