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Singer 600 touch and sew

How do you get the thread out of the bobbin to sew??? Having trouble have tried 2 different color threads to try and see what I'm doing wrong can you help

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Raise the presser foot. and close the slide plate over the bobbin.
Hold the tail of the needle thread loosely.  
Turn the hand wheel toward you (counter clockwise) and lowerthe needle into the hole in the plate. 
Keep turning the wheel until the needle rises back up to it's highest position.
Gently pull back on the thread until you see a loop of thread come up from the bobbin case.
Open the loop and find the free end of the bobbin thread.  
Voila!
Now you can sew.

Posted on Oct 31, 2008

Hold the tail of the needle thread loosely.  
Turn the hand wheel toward you (counter clockwise) and lowerthe needle into the hole in the plate. 
Turn the hand wheel until the needle rises back up to it's highest position.
Gen
You will see a loop of thread wrapped around the upper thread. 
Open the loop and find the free end of the bobbin thread.  
Voila!
Now you can sew.

Posted on Oct 31, 2008

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