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Bernette 75 won't Zig-Zag

I have a Bernina Bernette 75. It won't do the Zig-Zag stitch. I've tried everything. Bobbin tension and other tension.. I don't know why it won't Zig-Zag anymore Help Please :)

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Getting it to zigzag isn't a tension problem. You need to set the stitch width dial to 2 or 3 so that the needle swings from side to side as well as setting it to the zig zag on the stitch selector. Stitch length on 2.

If you have made these setting changes and it isn't zig zagging, then your needle bar bearings have siezed or the needle bar return spring has broken.

You can check the spring, put the stitch width to zero and press the needle bar to the right. If it goes to the right then your bearings are okay, release it and if it doesn't move back, its the spring.

Probably worth taking to a technician to then deal with this repair.

Posted on Oct 10, 2011

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Is there a stitch width setting and has to be set to a number greater than zero?

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