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I have a Brother SE-270D which I tried for the first (maybe last) time to make buttonholes. Not only did the bobbin thread consistently knot making buttonholes impossible, but the thread continues to knot with all sewing--does so immediately, activating the safety device. I have: 0 changed the needle 0 changed the bobbin 0 rethreaded the upper thread 0 thoroughly cleaned the bobbin shuttle o checked bobbin and shuttle for nicks The machine sews only without the bobbin thread! Can you help, please?

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  • rosiekid Sep 19, 2008

    When attempting for the firsts time to make buttonholes on my Brother 270D, the lower thread continually knotted. It now knots immediately when I start to sew. As a solution, I have:

    . changed the needle, thread, bobbin
    . checked bobbin and shuttle for nicks
    . thoroughly cleaned bobbin and shuttle

    Unable to sew at all.

  • rosiekid Sep 19, 2008

    Answers are unresponsive. I don't need to know how to make buttonholes, and I have studied the manual--no need for a download. If you don't know how to fix this problem, say so and I'll ask for a refund.

  • rosiekid Sep 19, 2008

    Please reread my first or second comments which outline my dilemma. I have a SPECIFIC problem which has nothing to do with routine maintenance since the machine has only about 6 hours of use. The problem appears to be with the bobbin or shuttle; I have tried all the logical, routine items, as previously outlined.

  • rosiekid Sep 20, 2008

    The last response sounds plausible. But, I can find no large screw as you suggested. This is a Brother SE-270D, if that helps. Timing belt may need adjusting but shouldn't need replacing since the machine is brand new. Help me find that screw and I'll try it. Thanks.

  • sdobler Feb 21, 2009

    When sewing a button hole, I am able to complete the left side but once the needle comes to the spot where it should complete the top of the buttonhole and come down to sew the right side, a big knot/bulge/ball of thread develops and the machine keeps sewing back and forth at the one spot, not moving the fabric.

    I've asked around and was told to do the following, which I have done and which have not helped, the problem persists:

    change needle
    use interfacing
    keep the material taut by holding it

    Any thoughts?

    Thanks, Steph



  • Anonymous Mar 18, 2014

    It will sew about an inch and hang up. The thread on the bottom is long & bunched up

  • Anonymous Mar 20, 2014

    after the bobbin is put in the slot to start sewing

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First of all, take care of the simple things- make sure that the needle is in the machine correctly (flat side to the back), make sure that the needle is the proper size to carry the thread that you are using, and make sure that your upper tension is clamping on the thread. If all of these things have been checked and or corrected and you are still experiencing the problem, take the hook out the machine by removing the race cover and inspect the hook. You'll probably find chips and burrs near the tip of hook. If so, polish it down with an emery board, oil the hook, and replace. This should take care of your problem. If you need further assistance,

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Its the problem of the timing belt in your machine its extra loosen or extra tightned or is slightly came out of its position or finally broken.
as the machine is proper just missing the proper speed as it should be .
it is running continuosly as you stated.
check the timing belt and make it proper if its worn out and needs replacement this is how its done

There is an adjusting screw on the right side of the machine head. Follow the motor bracket to the machine head and loosen that big old screw or bolt which will raise or lower the motor giving you slack to remove or replace the belt.

feel free for further queries
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Here a few instruction.

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Have a look if your manual below helps. Download it from link:
http://www.brother-usa.com/manuals/default.aspx?ProductGroupID=3

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