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Zigzag issues I have a Necchi 3101FA/3102FB (per manual) and I am trying to use my zigzag feature for the first time. It is not making a continual zigzag pattern. It will zig and then do stitches that look like long straight stitches. Then do a couple of zigs and then the straight stuff again. I have tried to adjust both the top and bottom tension without much luck. Not sure what I am doing wrong.

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Either you have the setting on a variation of ZZ which steps forward several stitches then one to the side (ZZ), so check that first.

If you are certain it is on the correct ZZ setting, and this is a recent purchase, phone the dealer tell them the issue and arrange to take it back for them to adjust, it is almost certainly ever so slightly out of timing.

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