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Won't stop zigzagging

My machine seems to only want to zig zag and not straight stitch

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At some time your machine was probably stored in the zigzag position. When left set this way they will lock themselves in. To fix open the top of the machine & using sewing machine oil (not 3 in 1 as that will lock up the machine) oil every part that moves or looks like it should move. After letting it set a while you should be able to work it back to straight stitch setting. I have had some stuck so bad this way I've had to use T-fal to break them loose, but if you do be sure to clean it out good and oil with machine oil afterwards.

Posted on May 30, 2010

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