Why is my Overlocker looping?

Why is my Overlocker not stitching properly?

When you overlocker is not stitching right, it could be that the blades need changing. … If this threading is wrong, then your overlocker will not form a chain or even a stitch. After that, check your tension settings when you start threading the machine. If they are not already set to 0 do so before threading.

Why are my Serged seams wavy?

In my experience, the dreaded wavy seam is most often a result of serging more than two layers of fabric together like when attaching cuffs, waistbands, and neckbands. In this tutorial, I’m serging four layers of a thick double knit fabric together.

Why does my Overlocker needle keep Unthreading?

You Are Not Leaving Long Enough Thread Tails

This is called your “thread tails.” If you don’t leave long enough thread tails, your thread can get pulled out of the eye of your needle when you begin to sew. This is especially true if you’re sewing knit fabric.

What thread should I use for Overlocker?

For perfect results on your overlocker and coverstitch machine it is essential to use a good quality thread that is lint free. For that reason we only stock the highest quality Polyester 120’s and 180’s overlocking thread.

How do you stop wavy seams?

Adjust Your Presser Foot Pressure – Not all machines offer this option, but if yours does it can be a simple solution to the problem. Adjusting your pressure foot pressure will stretch the top layer of fabric less, often eliminating the wavy seam issue.

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