Bernette B64 Videos
b64 AIRLOCK Tutorial – Getting ready (1/14)
Do you want to start using your b64 AIRLOCK for the first time? In our video tutorial, we show you the first steps. How do you install and align the thread stand and the thread guide holder correctly? How do you connect the main cable and the foot control, and where is the looper cover, as well as the accessories stored inside it? This basic information will help you get to know your overlocker with air threader and prepare for your first sewing project.
b64 AIRLOCK Tutorial – Looper Threading (02/14)
In this video you learn everything about threading the looper correctly and how to activate and deactivate the air threader. bernette 64 AIRLOCK is the first bernette overlocker with an air threader to automatically thread the loopers. It‘s never been so easy to get started.
b64 AIRLOCK Tutorial – Needle Threading (03/14)
In this video: How to thread the needles and use the manual needle threader. It is recommended to use needle type ELX705 CF (ELX705 SUK CF). See the other instructional videos for the bernette 64 AIRLOCK in this playlist.
b64 AIRLOCK Tutorial – Needle Change (04/14)
This video tutorial shows you how to change the needles on your b64 AIRLOCK. When you open the looper cover, you will find a needle holder/threader and an appropriate screwdriver. To change a needle, first loosen the needle screw slightly. When you then wiggle the needle slightly, it will come out. Now insert the new needle into the needle clamp and push it all the way up into the correct position. You can then tighten the needle screw again.
b64 AIRLOCK Tutorial – Manual Needle Threader (05/14)
This video tutorial shows you how to use the manual needle threader. It is recommended to use needle type ELX705 CF (ELX705 SUK CF). See the other instructional videos for the bernette 64 AIRLOCK in this playlist.
b64 AIRLOCK Tutorial – Stitch Length, Differential Feed, Gathering (06/14)
In this tutorial video, we show you the various stitch length settings on your b64 AIRLOCK. A stitch length of 2.5 to 3 is usually suitable for general sewing. For firm fabrics or thicker threads, you can set a longer stitch length, and a shorter stitch length for rolled hems and other purposes. This video also shows you how to adjust the differential feed to the type of material in order to avoid seam puckering, for example. Or do you deliberately want to gather a fine fabric? The video shows you which settings to use for this.
b64 AIRLOCK Tutorial – Cutting Width, mtc Micro Thread Control, Rolled Hem (07/14)
This video tutorial provides you with key basic information about the cutting width, mtc Micro Thread Control and rolled hem. With one dial you adjust the knife for wide or narrow stitches. Use mtc to fine-tune the looper threads for perfect seam allowance. Watch how easy to set the machine for a beautiful rolled hem. In the video tutorial, we then show you the rolled hem lever settings.
b64 AIRLOCK Tutorial – Upper Looper Converter (08/14)
It is easy to sew 2-thread stitches with the upper looper converter and on the stitch chart which stitches require the use of this standard accessory. This video tutorial shows you how to attach and detach the upper looper converter and on the stitch chart which stitches require the use of this standard accessory.
b64 AIRLOCK Tutorial – Looper Thread Change and Alternative Threading Methods (09/14)
In this video tutorial you see how to re-thread the loopers by knotting threads on, using different knots and how to use a thread craddle. We explain when and how to use the wire threader.
b64 AIRLOCK Tutorial – Cleaning and Oiling (10/14)
It is important to take a little time to regularly clean and maintain your bernette, because during sewing and cutting, fabric, thread and, of course, dust residues build up. In this video tutorial, we show you how to care for your bernette properly. When you open the looper cover, you will find a brush. In the accessory box you will also find a screwdriver and the sewing machine oil. The video shows you exactly how to remove the presser foot and the stitch plate to clean your machine in this area. We then show you which parts you can oil and what to do to make sure the oil is well distributed.
b64 AIRLOCK Tutorial – Stretchy Seams with 4- and 3-Thread Overlock (11/14)
How to sew seams with 4- and 3-thread overlock stitches. Neatening fabric edges with 3-thread overlock. How to sew wave free seams in knitwear. How to increase elasticity of stitches.
b64 AIRLOCK Tutorial – Stitch Optimization (12/14)
The sewing result depends on fabric, threads and needles as well as stitch length and differential feed. To allow the threads to interlock loosely it is recommended to decrease thread tension before increasing other thread tension, to prevent fabric puckering. In this video you will see how to optimize stitches. How to fine tune thread tensions. Why decrease thread tension. How to increase thread tension. How to prevent loose needle thread tension. How to balance looper threads. How to increase the elasticity of the seam.
b64 AIRLOCK Tutorial – Decorative-thread Guide (13/14)
What is the deco thread guide used for. How to attach and detach the deco thread guide. Which stitches can be sewn with the deco thread guide. How to thread the deco thread guide.
b64 AIRLOCK Tutorial – Presser Foot Spring Change (14/14)
When is the presser foot spring changed. How to change the spring. How to remove and attach the presser foot and the shaft.