Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Quieting Down BROTHER 1034D

A couple weeks ago, I got brave and tackled a serger from a local church quilting group and got it serging.  This evening, after I had my evening nap, I got brave and googled how to stop a Brother serger from squealing. One of my Brother 1034D sergers serged just fine, but it made such an awful sound! Have I ever told you I LOVE Google?? It helps me with ALL of my problems! I found this video.

 

I thought it was very helpful, and I checked out my belt to see if it was loose, but that was not the problem. It still squealed.I removed the bottom cover and oiled, I removed the cover off the end by the needle, and I finally removed the whole left end cover. I found lots of things to oil. There are lots of rotating parts, and I oiled them all. I finally quieted it down.

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I think I can safely say I have passed the stage of being ‘afraid’ of sergers. From the ones I have threaded, and checked over, they are all very similar.

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3 comments:

Renea said...

Yeah Michelle!! I really need to get my serger out and play with it again. You are the sewing machine whisperer. :)

Missy Shay said...

I'm looking into buying a serger, how do you like yours?

Cheryl's Teapots2Quilting said...

I'm still afraid of sergers. See, I still haven't even looked at the one I got early in April.

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