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This is the first time I have lowered the feeddogs on my machine and now I can't get them to go back up. Help please!

I have moved the slider bar back to the up position but nothing happens.

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When you release the feed-dog drop button, you need to rotate the handwheel a couple of times for the feed-dogs to come back up and engage properly, they wont just come up on their own.

Posted on Feb 14, 2012

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SOURCE: feeddog isn't working

your stitch length may be set to zero

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Be sure and let the machine make a couple of sitches to see if the feed will come up. Flipping the switch does not raise the feed.

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Check your book and read what the tension should be, and make sure that the feed dogs are up.

Posted on Sep 12, 2010

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SOURCE: My fabric wasn't moving so

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Turn off the power. Remove the accessory compartment located in front of the machine, if applicable.

Open the hook cover that shields the bobbin area. Please note that you do not need to remove the bobbin case.

Locate the drop feed lever near the bobbin case. Some machines have the lever towards the back of the free arm. Press down on the lever and then move it to the next notch or position. The raised metal feed dogs should be visible through the openings on the needle plate. You may need to rotate the big balance wheel one rotation to engage the mechanism on some machine models. The metal teeth will then spring up.

Close the hook cover. Insert the accessory compartment, if applicable.

Turn on the power. Try test stitching a piece of fabric. The raised feed dogs should help guide the fabric under the presser foot.

Posted on Jul 12, 2011

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