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How do I change a needle on my Singer serger 14t948ds. The instructions and drawings are really bad.There is a screw on the left and two screws on the right, one above the other. Which would I loosen. Thank you very much. Joyce

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Hi Terry--

If your machine is 40-50 years old, it might be a Singer Featherweight portable. (If it is, you have one of the very best machines ever made!) On the Featherweights, the flat of the needle faces left (and the needle is threaded from right to left). The bobbin goes in a bobbin case; you'll see a small notch when you look down on the bobbin in the case. That's where the thread goes. I'll email you direct with more information.

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Posted on Jan 11, 2008

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SOURCE: I lost the needle screw for Babylock EA 605 Serger

Almost all needle screws are the same size. Just check your yellow pages for sewing machine repair shops near by.Most of them would have it
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Posted on Dec 05, 2008

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SOURCE: Replacing needle on Elna Pro 905 DCX serger

Try and loosen the screw, and use a magnet to pullout the broken piece. It likely slightly bent in there so you may need a pair of tweezers as well
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SOURCE: needle for a singer tiny serger

Hi, ALthough it is called a "Tiny Serger", it will still take regular singer serger needles.

Posted on Apr 24, 2009

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SOURCE: I have a Singer 6233 and the drop in bobbin is too

I went online and found a diagram that showed where the screw was to loosen or tighten the drop in bobbin thread (it faces the front) but it couldn't be seen until I slid the sliding door totally off. I had to use a flashlight and very small screwdriver and was able to loosen the screw a tiny bit and it solved my problem. I've been sewing for over 40 years and didn't know how to adjust the tension on a drop in bobbin until now. You learn something new everyday!

Posted on Dec 21, 2009

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