... I wouldn t recommend trying to fix it yourself. I did that to my Husqvarna, and ended up making things worse. I think the mechanisms in sewing machines areMessage 1 of 45 , Dec 2 2:21 PMView Source
> I have a 1950s husqy which is suddenly started to scream.. it's theI wouldn't recommend trying to fix it yourself. I did that to my Husqvarna,
> sound of metal on metal, and it's to do with the bobbin. When I have
> it in there with the thread not coming out, there's just a rattling
> sound, but when the thread is being used, it's just screaming.
> The tension of the thread seems to change too from being too tight to
> too loose.
> Bobbin tension? Anyone know how to fix this without sending it away?
> It's been reconditioned and out of warrenty (I'm not the first owner
> so I am not covered by the 'life' time guarantee). Bloody fantastic
> machine apart from this minor prob.
> I've had my comp being fixed these last two days (badtrans and
> physical damage to the hard drive and a drive) so I'd like to not
> have to pay anything just at the moment;)
and ended up making things worse. I think the mechanisms in sewing machines
are pretty sensitive, and you really need to know what you're doing. Perhaps
you can find out whether the screaming is doing any harm (and ask how much
it'll cost to fix it), and, if not, put up with it until you can afford to
get it fixed.
An Fhirinne in aghaidh an tSaoil
(The Truth against the World)
They re called Featherweights and I would LOVE to have one. They re extremely popular in the quilting world because they sew such a nice straight stitch.Message 45 of 45 , Dec 6 6:08 PMView SourceThey're called Featherweights and I would LOVE to have one. They're
extremely popular in the quilting world because they sew such a nice
straight stitch. That's all they do but they do it well. They go for
anywhere from $300-750, depending on which scroll plate it has, the general
condition, if it has the original case & attachments, and how much of the
original gold is on there.
And the wife of a dear friend got one at a yard sale for $8
!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! She had NO idea what it was either. I find
good deals occasionally but that was a once in a life time find. Sigh.
From: Heather McCafferty [mailto:HeaterMcCa@...]
There's a woman here in the Shire who has one like that - does it have
like gold scrollwork around the Singer label? I believe that she's had
problems finding specialty feet for it, but finally found a supplier
with feet that will work, including a ruffling foot.
Margaret of Norwood
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since this seems vaguely related...I have (well my mom has) this
little tiny black Singer sewing maching that has its own box. And I
mean tiny, the thing can't be more than a foot across(it's also
electic but *old*). We got it at an auction and it had all these
feet with it, some of which I think are to make ruffles? Anyone else
ever seen/sewn with one of these?
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