Question about Sewing Machines
How do you thread a elna L-5
I found two sites with a manual for this model. Both are around $15.00 - sew4less and sewusa.
If you open the front of the serger, there should be a threading guide printed on the serger or on the inside of the door.
Raise the thread antenna to it's highest position.
Set the tensions to zero and raise the presser foot.
Turn the handwheel until the loopers are at their highest position - the handwheel may have a mark on it that aligns with one on the side of the serger to help with this.
Starting at the right, thread the upper looper first.
After threading, reset the tensions back to approximately mid-range.
Lower the presser foot and stitch a chain of thread to make sure the serger is stitching as it should.
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
you should be able to buy this part from either a local Dealer who stocks Elna or from online. try www. sewingpartsonline.com or www.sewusa.com
Posted on Sep 18, 2011
Most frequently the needle is just in backwards or threaded from wrong side, or using the wrong needle- check it over.... The presser foot must be released to press on fabric else the tension adjuster will be set to zero tension and could cause issue. Expect simple stuff else timing was knocked out of adjustment (from striking something, etc)
Take two adjustments and call me in the morning... for real, get back to me if it isnt anything basic I will try to describe timing procedure
Posted on Oct 21, 2011
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Posted on Oct 30, 2011
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