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ELNA 7000 SEWING MACHINE

I have an ELNA 7000 sewing machine which had no problem sewing yesterday. Today I tried to sew on it but the fabric feeder will not rise high enough to feed the fabric and is sitting sewing in one spot - can you PUHLEASE help??? What could be the cause of this???

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    sewing settings on elna overlocker for stretch fabrics

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If you bend over the front of the machine, you will see a slider switch on the back of the machine, and there is a small "button" at the bottom right of the switch (your right). If you push this button down, you can slide the slider switch to your right and the feed dogs will go up.

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If the darn setting is selected the feed dogs will not rise, someone has probably inadvertantly selected darn.

Posted on Mar 30, 2008

  • Claire Wallace Nov 06, 2013

    Already checked this, not the problem.

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