A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
Random Tip: Did you know you can view all images posted by a member? Learn how here!
Total Members: 303,936
Currently Running With Scissors:
460 Guests and 21 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop


Pages: [1]
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: Singer Sewing Machine 1725 - PLEASE HELP!!!  (Read 790 times)
Tags for this thread:  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
1+
 
flipflopsgirl21
« on: August 16, 2007 05:22:05 PM »

I just bought a Singer 1725 machine on Craigslist (I know nothing about sewing but wanted to teach myself)

I can't thread it!  Step 7 in the instructions mentions a take-up lever... uh, is mine missing... or?

I hope i didn't get ripped off, I'm so stupid...  Angry

Here's a pic:

http://lauragorman.smugmug.com/photos/184682095-M.jpg
« Last Edit: August 16, 2007 05:52:38 PM by flipflopsgirl21 » THIS ROCKS   Logged
Hellga
Shiny and Cool!
Offline Offline

Posts: 723
Joined: 30-Apr-2007

^ Dumbo Octopus ^


View Profile WWW
« Reply #1 on: August 25, 2007 01:01:10 AM »

yeah, the take-up lever should be in that wider part on the left. just to make sure, i must ask: have you tried turning the hand-wheel? it will move the lever in an oval-shaped pattern, with it coming up from behind and out towards you then down and back (or the reverse, based on whic way you're turning it). when it's at it's lowest point, it's not very visible, so that could be the problem.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Check out the unofficial craftster chat! Click Here! Alternatively, using IRC, join server irc.aniverse.com and then join the #craftster channel!
Personal Swaps: I am looking for wool yarn for crocheting and felting. Want to swap?
Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
 
Jump to:  



FacebookTwitterPinterest
only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search



your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
How to Make Salted Caramel Macarons
How to Make Rose Water Macarons
KD101: Chocolate Fondue Recipe
How To Make a Mini King Cake
How to Make a Malteaser Cake
Latest Blog Articles
@Home This Weekend: Buzy Bee Activity Chart
Craft Challenge #103 Announced - Foodie Frenzy 2
How to Make Tshirt Rugs

Comparison Shopping




Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...
Moderators

Follow Craftster...






Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2014, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.