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I have a Bernina 2000 DE and the upper and lower looper tension is off I have tried adjusting but still loose

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SOURCE: Upper and Lower Looper Rub Together!!

Your loopers need adjusting, impossible to explain how to do this, you need to be shown. Can I suggest you contact a sewing machine tech, sure it will cost but if he is a decent guy he will show you how to adjust the machine.

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SOURCE: My white 2000 serger is dropping the thread on the

Could be as simple as poor quality thread (not using MaxiLock thread), the needles not inserted properly (the left is slightly higher than the right), a missing stitch forming pin on the needle plate, the needle bar being too high or a looper timing issue.

As the needles raise, the upper looper should move to the right with the right needle tip slightly above the eye of the looper.

Posted on Jul 19, 2009

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SOURCE: I need to check the tension on my Janome 534D, I

Hello,
Here's a couple of solutions to try.


* Re-thread your machine
It may be threaded incorrectly. And when you re-thread it, make sure your thread goes in between your tension disks. (If you don’t know where your tension disks are, consult your machine’s manual.)

* Check your tension disks for dirt or lint
Lint or dirt between your tension disks may be keeping your tension from working properly. Clean out any you find.

I hope this helps.

Posted on Sep 23, 2009

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SOURCE: white speedylock 7340 loose/missing stitches, up.looper unthreads

All tensions should be on 4. Also, make sure the threading is done correctly. Or if you wish; You can contact me on other sergers for sale. "Best prices guaranteed"! rick_coccia@yahoo.com

Posted on Sep 16, 2010

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I would like a diagram of threading help that is big enough to see, for Bernina Serger 2000 D , NOT 2000 DE. Or maybe I have just BERNINA 2000. Please. I have the manual. JOELLIE@SHAW.CA


http://www.bernina.com/de/SupportData/Out-of-Print-de/BERNINA_Serger_2000_manual
If you view the book online, you can usually enlarge the view.

Easy Instructions for Threading Bernina Serger eHow

Start out with NO thread in the machine.
ALWAYS RAISE the presser foot during the threading process.
When threading through the tension guide below the thread tree and through the tension disk, give each thread an extra little tug to make sure it is completely seated (it may even make a little popping sound when it seats).
ALWAYS THREAD each IN THE CORRECT ORDER (upper looper first, lower looper second, then the needles). When threading the lower looper, ALWAYS FINISH with the lower looper thread draped OVER THE TOP of the upper looper.

If a serger looper thread breaks, it is most often easier (and much less frustrating) to unthread the entire machine and start from the beginning. Trying to fish a thread through only works about 1% of the time, Just bite the bullet and do it!

When unthreading the machine, NEVER pull the thread UP through the tension disks! Instead, cut the thread below the thread tree, RAISE the presser foot and pull the cut threads down and out.

The Bernina Serger Workbook may be helpful, found here:

http://www.berninastore.com/workbooks.htm


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Jun 15, 2017 | Bernina Sewing Machines

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Pushing material away, but still overlocking


It is difficult to tell what exactly is happening with your serger.

First thing--make sure you RAISE the presser foot BEFORE you thread any of the threads. This releases the tension disks so the threads will seat properly. You may need to remove all the threads and rethread from the beginning, making sure you thread each in the proper order. Start out with the thread tensions set at the ideal setting--usually the halfway point between the high & low numbers. From there, you will adjust them to even up the thread tensions.

Are you actually trimming off some of the fabric as it is stitching? If so, you might try increasing the cutting width (moves the cutting edge further toward the right) so that there is more fabric caught within the looper threads. It also appears that the looper tensions may be too loose. Try tightening the upper and lower looper tensions so less of the thread loops don't fall off the fabric's raw edge.

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Bernina 335 serger won't sew/overlock. carefully rethreaded the serger but that hasn't helped.


The 335 has a two thread chain stitch (stitch type 401), and the overlock side (right needle side), is a three thread plain overlock. If you are describing the plain overlock as the problem, I would first suggest the following in re-threading:

1. Thread the upper looper
2. Thread the lower looper
3. Thread the needle last (important)

If the needle threaded, you cannot re-thread the lower looper without breaking the thread.
In order to thread the lower looper, the lower looper must pass by the needle thus picking up the needle thread. So, instead of threading the lower looper thread underneath the needle thread, the looper would be threaded on top and cannot sew without breaking the thread.
Make sure that the threads are bedded between the tension disks. Check this by stretching the thread fore and aft of the tension disks as well as visually noting that the threads are not accidentally threaded behind the disks. You can also loosen the tension disks when threading so as to allow the threads to bed deeply between the disks.
Please reply with your observations.

Sep 27, 2015 | Bernina Sewing Machines

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When I thread and use Three thread cover Stitch the right hand needle thread continously breaks while sewing I've changed the tension and no joy I was sewing hem on leasure wear


Try rethreading all the threads making sure you thread in the recommended order: Upper Looper first, Lower Looper second with the tail Crossing Over the Upper Looper as the last step, then thread the needles.

Mar 23, 2011 | Bernina 2500DCET

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I have a bernina overlocker and whenever I use it the lower looper (marked in red) thread breaks. How can I fix this? It was serviced yesterday and when other people used it before me it worked fine!


Then it's one of two things. First try setting your lower looper tension on 3 and see if that works. If not set it back on 4 and cut ALL your threads and re-thread the machine STARTING with the UPPER looper, then the lower looper, then the right needle, last the left needle if you're sewing a 4 thread overlock stitch. Make sure the threads aren't twisted in the thread guide. Make sure the lower looper thread is OVER the elbow on the upper looper and over the upper looper thread. Let me know if this works. We'll work until we get it fixed!

Sep 14, 2010 | Sewing Machines

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Bernina 800d sewing machine


You might take a look on ebay item with bernina 700d/800dl instruction manual

Apr 28, 2010 | Bernina 1008

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Thread for a rolled hem on the bernina 800d


HI
I would reccommend regular serger thread for the right needle (left needle is removed) and the lower looper. and use wooly nylon in the upper looper
The tensions on the needle should remain at 5-6 upper looper thread tension should be about 3-4
and the lower looper tension at about 8
contact me at Sewaway@shaw.ca if you have further quetions
Wayne Buss

Apr 22, 2010 | Sewing Machines

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I can't find my Bernina Serger 800 dl manual - how do I thread for a 2 thread rolled hem, and do I need a upper looper cover and that the heck is that anyway?? Thanks


From what I have read this manual is less than desirable. Neither is the one for the brand that I have.

You may have better guidance if you purchase and use Nancy Zieman's "Serge with Confidence". I have found it very helpful.

For the two thread rolled hem, the looper cover is used to "trick" the looper into "thinking" it is threaded.

On my serger (not a Bernina), this is referred to as a "subsidiary looper". It is a spring type mechanism that fits in a small hole at the top of the upper looper.

You use a rolled edge presser foot; right or left needle; stitch length @ normal or wider; stitch length @ 1mm for the left needle/0.5 for the right needle; differential feed @ normal; needle tension - tighten; lower looper tension - normal or looser; two thread looper cover - engaged.

Test and adjust the tension as needed before making the rolled hem on your garment.

I hope this helps.

Apr 18, 2010 | Bernina 1008

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JUKI MO 134 SERGER


How to Thread Juki MO-134 Serger from watching lady at Lyles. Turn upper blade up. Push in first then turn up.It makes threading easier. Blue Thread upper looper first. Pull thread through tension knob. Don'tjust lay it there. (She thought that is what I must have done) Orange Thread lower looper next. Pull thread through tension knob as inthreading upper looper. Adjust lower looper so it is right nextto upper looper so that their points are almost together and directly belowsewing needles. Lower looper will be in front of upper looper (I believe). With tread from upper looper pulledback, slightly lift lower looper above upper looper and thread. I think this isright. Pull thread back with other thread. Tension is the key. Remember that. Yellow: Thread left needle first.Remember tension. Pull thread through curled wire on left side of needle arm. Green: Thread right needle. Rememberabout tension. Pull thread through curled wire on right side of needle arm. b> Note: Before sewing turn the wheel tomake sure the stitches are going together correctly.

Apr 16, 2010 | Juki MO-644D Mechanical Sewing Machine

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How to thread an overlocker - bernina 2500dect


Here's a manual to download:

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NOTE: Be sure to thread each spool in the order SPECIFIED in the manual. Usually the upper looper threads first, then the lower looper second. Make sure when you finish threading the lower looper that the lower looper thread CROSSES OVER the upper looper (and thread) before going under the presser foot.

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Nov 02, 2009 | Bernina Sewing Machines

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