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Old 02-14-2012, 10:57 AM
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i am having s serious problem inserting my sergers needles---i have a janome my lock 204d---i've tried putting new needles in but they keep bumping the top of the lower loop--tried inserting them by slanting and straigtening them also---can't figure out what i'm doing wrong----does anybody have any suggestions please---
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Old 02-14-2012, 11:36 AM
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at Joann fabric they have a "machine needle inserter & threader "by Dritz it work great Sku is 072879271621
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Are they the correct needles for your machine?
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Old 02-14-2012, 03:06 PM
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I've seen needle inserter for sergers. No fingers in your way.
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Old 02-14-2012, 05:28 PM
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Make sure the needle carrier is as high as possible and the foot is down...that helps alot! Linda
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Old 02-14-2012, 07:19 PM
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Originally Posted by linda8450 View Post
Make sure the needle carrier is as high as possible and the foot is down...that helps alot! Linda
Thank goodness someone posted about this!! I have a Singer Serger and I have never had to replace the needle until now. I couldn't get that darn thing in there to save my soul!!! I'm going to look into that little gadget that will help me!
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Old 02-21-2012, 09:04 AM
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thank you everyone for your much needed advice-i'm gonna try one of those needle inserters----i had to order one online and i'm still waiting for it to arrive---thanx again!
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Wow .. I had no idea .. a needle inserter ..!! ... Thanks so much for posting this... It took me forever to change out my needle(s).
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