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Kenmore sewing machine model 15817740

My machine is over 30 years old. It has a disk (cam) that you drop in and two dials with stiches and sizes. The cam has a green side and a white side which corresponds with the color of the stiches on the dial. Not sure how to make button holes anymore.

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    dont know what dials and colours of the stiches on the machine is for on toyota 221

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I rooted around and finally found the manual and all the attachments for the buttonholer. Thanks anyway.

Posted on Apr 12, 2008

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