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Old 11-29-2008, 09:45 AM
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I have an 13+ year old hand me down kenmore machine.
I put it on zig zag to practice satin stitching... which wasn't turning out well and not entierely my fault, I think my machine is screwy.

So today, I switch it back to straight stitch, go to sew and BAM, broke the needle. The thing was still zig zagging, even thought I'd turned the dial to straight stitch. I had to monkey with the dial back and forth a few times and it finally started sewing straight when I set it to straight.

Weird.
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Old 11-29-2008, 09:47 AM
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Sounds like your machine to go into the shop. Good luck.
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Old 11-29-2008, 10:45 AM
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Deflinately time for a little work on your machine. It is hard to be without it, I know, but it is so much fun to sew on a newly cleaned and fixed up one.
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Old 11-29-2008, 12:44 PM
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Yup, sounds like it needs a bit of a tune-up.
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Old 11-29-2008, 01:10 PM
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Yep, your machine sounds like it could be sick :cry:
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Old 11-29-2008, 01:11 PM
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Tune-up time sounds like it is in your future.
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Old 11-29-2008, 03:11 PM
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:cry: Well, that just stinks. Don't really have the cash now for that. Guess I'll just leave it on straight stitching and work with that.
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Old 11-29-2008, 04:52 PM
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Murphy's Law for Sewing Machines: They don't get sick until a month before Christmas when you need them the most.... :wink:
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