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I need a foot control for 8280 singer sewing machne

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Depending on where you live they most likely have a sewing / vacuum shop that sells and repairs both . I would check with them and they can order it if they dont have one in stock.

Posted on Oct 07, 2010

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Singer prelude manual


Go to the singer website
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I've lost my regular foot for my Singer prelude 8280. I'm looking for a reasonable one online. Can anyone help? Thanks.


Any snap on foot will fit, at least that is what it looks like in your manual. (I looked it up for free at www.singerco.com, under customer support, instruction manuals to download.) You can order from Singer direct or go to www.sewingpartsonline.com search under presser feet and order any one you want under snap on presser feet. They run approx. $14.95 each

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I have had a singer prelude 8280 for a year now with no problems. now all the sudden the thread is catching in the bobbin casing. The thread on top looks normal, but when you turn over the fabric...


It is in your top threading, try this test, rethread, now with the presser foot up, pull the top thread, it should feed smoothly, now lower the presser foot, it should barely move. Sometimes this seats the thread in the tension discs. Also, make sure that your needle is fresh.

Nov 20, 2010 | Singer 8280 Mechanical Sewing Machine

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My presser foot lever wont lift the presser foot all the way up on my singer


Make sure that your needle is in the highest position, turn your handwheel towards you, not away from or else you will mess up the timing

Aug 25, 2010 | Singer 8280 Mechanical Sewing Machine

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I have my own manual that I can share information from if you're interested.

Jan 03, 2010 | Singer 8280 Mechanical Sewing Machine

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Simple solution..
take the thread off your machine, set your tension to the middle setting. rethread your machine up to the needle. before threading the needle, put your presser foot down. If your thread pulls hard, then the machine is threaded right. If it pulls easily, you need to chead the thread thru the tension wheel.
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Rule of thumb.
Loops on the bottom, problem on the top.
Loops on the top, problem is on the bottom.

May 02, 2009 | Singer 8280 Mechanical Sewing Machine

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New singer 8280 needle hits overcasting foot and breaks


so, it sews for a while?  It sounds to me like the screw that holds the needle in place is loose.  As the needle moves up and down the screw loosens until that one fateful stitch, it comes out completely.  Try to tighten with a screw driver.
the other possibility is that it breaks if you are sewing over a bulky seam, like a flat fell.  as the presser foot "toes up" to go over the lump, the needle hits and there you are.
holler if that doesn't help.

Jan 18, 2009 | Singer 8280 Mechanical Sewing Machine

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