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I need to know how to set machine for a simple zig zag

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I need to know how to set machine for a simple zig zag stitch

Contractor's Assistant: I'll do all I can to help. How long have you been dealing with this?

Too long - every time I want a zig zag stitch

Contractor's Assistant: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?

Yes

Contractor's Assistant: Anything else we should know to help you best?

Only that it seems this is something that I should know already

Submitted: 7 months ago.Category: Small Appliance
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Small Appliance Technician: Russell H., Electronics and Mechanical Repairman replied 7 months ago
Russell H.
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Hi, thank you for contacting JustAnswer.com. My name is***** will do my best to provide the right answer to your question.
If you have a manual and are doing the setting according to the manual, then your sewing machine may be defective, e.g. in a loose mechanical linkage, if it is not producing zig-zag stitch behavior. In which case, the sewing machine would probably need service-repairing at a local service center.

If you do not have a manual, then please tell me what maker name, and what model, your machine is. And in that case, I will offer a source for the manual, where you may try the appropriate procedure to set the machine correctly.

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