Check up for smooth sewing – SINGER WS1145 User Manual

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as this will bend and eventually break


Although your sewing machine is designed for maximum efficiency, should any of the

following difficulties occur they can be remedied with minor adjustments.
Upper Thread Breaks------------------

Be sure needle is inserted properly.
Check on correct way to thread machine.
Use correct needle size for thread.
Do not have upper tension too tight.

Lower Thread Breaks----------------—

Check correct method of threading bobbin case.
Be sure lower tension is not too tight.

Needle Breaks---------------

Do not tug or pull on the fabric while sewing
the needle.
Be sure pressar foot is firmly attached to bar.

Skipped Stitches----------------

Do not use a blunt or bent needle.
Insert needle correctly.
Use correct needle size for thread.
Be sure pressure on foot is sufficient when sewing heavy fabrics.

Stitches Loop---------------

Make sure tensions are properly balanced and that machine is threaded correctly.

Machine Binds---------------

Clean thread, dust and lint from body, shuttle and race.
If condition ontinues, it may be that the machine is gummy with oil. Apply kerosene to
oil holes, run rapidly for a while, and wipe dry. Then lubricate again with fine sewing
machine oil.

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