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From: Kew
Date: 12-29-2005, 12:54 AM (1 of 4)
:Canada: hi, I have a Simplicity Serger that is just over 1 yr. It was sewing fine and now when I'm trying to do my 3thread rollled hem the thresd always pops out of the needle. I don't understand. It is threaded correctly. I have to take it in I guess but was just wondering if anyone knew how this would happen. Thanks buttons
User: Kew
Member since: 10-19-2000
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From: Kylnne2
Date: 12-29-2005, 01:28 AM (2 of 4)
I would check the needles thread path and make sure that the thread is not hanging up on something. Also give a slight tug on the thread to make sure it is seated properly in the tension disk. Have you checked and made sure that the needle hasn't slipped and is all the way up as far as it will go and that it hasn't turned? I would also try a new needle.
User: Kylnne2
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From: paroper
Date: 01-06-2006, 07:11 PM (3 of 4)
I don't mean to insult you but did you thread the serger in the correct order? Are the threads in all the guides. Usually if I fail to do this, esp after a thread break or something, it takes forever for me to figure out what I did.

Bernina 200e, Artista V5 Designer Plus, Explorations, Magic Box, Bernina 2000DE & 335 Bernette Serger, Bernina 1530 Sewing Machine, Bernina 1300 DC Overlock (with coverstitch)
User: paroper
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From: Tom Land
Date: 01-06-2006, 11:31 PM (4 of 4)
Are you sure you have your needle in properly and that it is the correct needle. Most Simplicity sergers take an EL705 needle but some take a BL x 1. Make sure the needle is inserted all the way up and that the scarf (the dished out spot right above the eye) is to the back. If these are correct then your lower looper is out of time.This is all assuming, as others have said that the machine is threaded properly.
Have fun or don't do it, Tom
User: Tom Land
Member since: 09-21-2005
Total posts: 514
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