20 Most Recent Kenmore 744-08BH Mechanical Sewing Machine Questions & Answers


i have a kenmore10 model 1249180 ehwn i sew it squeeks i oil it i dont know where the squeek is coming from

Kenmore 744-08BH... | Answered on Nov 30, 2017


Most sewing machines, the needle is inserted with the flat side toward the back.

Kenmore 744-08BH... | Answered on Apr 01, 2015


Sounds like it needs a good cleaning and oiling.

Kenmore 744-08BH... | Answered on Apr 01, 2015


try adjusting the top tension one number or letter at a time higher and
see if that helps.

Kenmore 744-08BH... | Answered on Feb 13, 2013


Do not understand the question at all

Kenmore 744-08BH... | Answered on Sep 02, 2011


Hi rchmnr2...
Go to the following webpage and download your user manual for your sewing machine.
Please take time to rate me

http://www.managemyhome.com/mmh/lis_pdf/OWNM/L9090185.pdf

Kenmore 744-08BH... | Answered on Aug 15, 2011


http://www.managemylife.com/mmh/owner_manuals/16421/KENMORE-Mechanical-Sewing-L9090185

Kenmore 744-08BH... | Answered on Apr 27, 2011


Hi, if you really want to try it (and are prepared to have to take it in to have it properly readjusted), you'll take out the bobbin case, find the tension screw (it's usually on the end of a leaf-type spring) and tighten or loosen the screw. This is normally done in 1/8th turn increments or less. Be extremely careful in loosening the tension-- the little screw has a habit of jumping out of the case and promptly disappearing forever.

Kenmore 744-08BH... | Answered on Apr 13, 2011


Hi shari... I wish I had a nickel for every client who is wrestling with this sewing machine tension issue. If you feel that the tension is set as well as possible then you will have to change the needle and or the thread in order to eliminate the current problem. I would go to a slightly thicker thread and see if that solves it. If it makes it better but not perfect then adjust the tension again. Joe

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Kenmore 744-08BH... | Answered on Dec 14, 2010


This is normally a needle related problem, change the needle for the type of fabric to be sewn. If it is a stretchy fabric, get a "stretch" needle.
Good Luck

Kenmore 744-08BH... | Answered on Oct 18, 2010

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