Antique Kenbar Sewing Machine Skipping Stitches?

I do wonder if anyone out there can help on this one. Why has my grandmother's 80 year old hand-crank 'Kenbar' sewing machine suddenly started 'skipping' stitches and puckering up the material? It's been an absolute treasure until now!

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I was just about to source new needles for it, but that won't be worth doing if it has finally died on me!

By CK

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December 3, 20170 found this helpful

Try to adjust the tension. Also check that the foot feed is moving properly.

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