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I have overlocker issues :(

(7 Posts)
Katymac Sat 11-Jun-16 16:55:22

I cleaned it all, oiled it & followed the threading instructions

& all I get is a nice neat chain & a cut piece of material....but they aren't attached to each other

So...I think I threaded it wrong!!

Berthatydfil Sat 11-Jun-16 17:06:00

My usual problems are threading so if your got the chain the threading must be right,
Have you got the fabric in the right place ?
Can you see if the needles are piercing the fabric ?
What make is it perhaps there will be some troubleshooting help on the Internet or you tube

Katymac Sat 11-Jun-16 17:09:23

I think I've gone wrong at about 2:30 in this here

It seems to say push it through a hole then put it back through the same hole....maybe?

Katymac Sat 11-Jun-16 17:14:34

I changed it & now I have no chain.....

WinterFloral Sat 11-Jun-16 17:21:58

Try re-treading it again and then play with the tensions.

Katymac Sat 11-Jun-16 17:29:11

Think I may have sorted it - I found an extra hole

Katymac Sat 11-Jun-16 17:52:08

Yep that was the extra hole I needed - the tnesion seems fine

I am a happy bunny!!

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