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Fabric not feeding and jamming occurs

I was sewing and all of a sudden the fabric stopped feeding. Then the machine stops and there is a huge knot under theneath. I cleaned out the thread and removed all the lint and the machine works. The proplem now is the feed dog will not rise and the jamming still occurs. Please help....

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Re: Fabric not feeding and jamming occurs

When this happens it is because the thread tension was not right so it gets stuck under the bobbin case and the feed dogs. Use a bigger lint brush and take out the bobbin casing and clean out the shuttle. When you rethread pull slightly on the thread before you feed it through the needle. This will make sure the thread is properly in the tension discs.

Posted on Apr 09, 2007

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Re: Fabric not feeding and jamming occurs

Took my machine to sears repair center. Its 2 yrs old. They made adjustments under the feed dog and charged me $60 and said it was not a warenty issue even though this happened the frist time I used this feature.

Posted on Sep 26, 2008

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Re: Fabric not feeding and jamming occurs

One major reason for the "birds nest" is turning the wheel away from you when raising or lowering the needle-the wheel should ALWAYS be turned toward you (counter clockwise). Additionally alway put your needle into the fabric to begin sewing and make sure the needle is all the way up when you end.

Posted on May 31, 2007

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