Over locker help, please!! - sorted :)

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Over locker help, please!! - sorted :)

Post by mama anne » Mon May 07, 2012 9:45 pm

My left needle stitches keep skipping in my 4 thread over locker. Never done this before.
Have tried different thread, new needle, retreading all the threads (multiple times!!!), sewing with different material.

Can anyone help? :(
Last edited by mama anne on Mon May 07, 2012 11:37 pm, edited 1 time in total.
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Post by RachaelD » Mon May 07, 2012 9:49 pm

Are you threading it in the right order?
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Post by Amethyst » Mon May 07, 2012 9:50 pm

Change tension? Pretty much all my over locker problems are because of the wrong tension.
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Post by drlauren » Mon May 07, 2012 10:00 pm

Are the needles the right sort?
my overlocker takes needles that are slightly longer than standard machine ones
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Post by mama anne » Mon May 07, 2012 11:37 pm

Thanks ladies :)

I took all the threads out, then rethreaded in the right order. Still not working. Then changed each thread for a different spool of thread.

It started working. \:D/
Thank goodness, but seriously so so frustrating!!!

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