Singer 1525 Mechanical Sewing Machine "backward forward not" Questions


about 6 months and now when I try to sew it goes backward instead of forward stitching. All sewing machines have a gear lever. This is so you can sew a seam forwards and backwards. Consult your manual


backward but not forward My hand wheel works fine manually turning backward, when turning forward it gets stuck then the machine needs to be taken to repair shop and timed bobbin and needle are not in


The Feeder Dogs are not moving forward or backwards on my sewing machine. I have a Kenmore Sewing Machine (Model #385.16221301 -- Serial #74152057). I was sewing along and then the Feeder Dogs stopped me (used) Ambition 1.0 skipping stitches when in free motion with feed dogs down and sewing in a backwards direction (stitches fine when going forward or even sideways). You have to be more slow ...

where reverse linkage is located, my machine starting sewing backwards only, wont move forward told to check reverse linkage to make sure not stuck, where is it located. not sure if this link will ...

...machine model 385.15202/15208 will not feed forward reverse lever will not release, to go foward or backwards when sewing. The feed dog sews garment in reverse mode, I have to turn the sewing machine ...

...forward & backward. If they still do not move and your machine is mechanical (not computerized), the old oil may have solidified and is preventing them from moving. A good cleaning and oiling may ...

Singer sewing machine model 7258 is displaying a code that looks like a forward C and a backward C. I am not sure what this means. Error code backwards then ...

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My Brother sewing machine wont sew forwards! It was alright yesterday, today it sews backwards fien when I press the botton in but when I release it, it sews very small stitches backwards. The ...

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...forward as well as backward. I just had my Janome cleaned and adjusted today. Should I bring it back in or is it a normal thing for the Janome? try adjusting the top thread tension for the loops try ...

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