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Threading my old electro hygiene model 300

Machind does not make a seam it just runs on material

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SOURCE: model 385 bobbin thread problems

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Tension assembly test. To do this test. Pull the thread through the tension assembly and test it to make sure the tension is working correctly.
(To do this test, adjust your tension setting to normal or medium or 5 or something in the middle. Raise the presser foot and pull the thread through the tension. It should pull easily!! Lower the presser foot and pull the thread. It should pull noticeably harder.)
If it doesn’t work this way then you probably have a piece of thread or lint stuck inside the tension discs. To remove it, turn the tension to 0 zero and raise the presser foot.Using a small screwdriver, open the space between the discs and spray with canned or compressed air. The stuff should come out. Do the tension test again to make sure you got everything and then try sewing again.
The bobbin should be inserted so that when you pull on the bobbin thread the bobbin turns to the left. If it turns to the right it is upside down and the thread will come out of it.
This should solve your problem unless there are scratches on your bobbin case. Check by removing the bobbin case and visually inspecting it for any groves or scratches. If you find any remove them with an emery stick and then polish it with fine steel wool.
Be sure and use a new needle when you start sewing again.
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I don't even know where to start. Send me you're email address and I'll get back to you with my phone number as I don't want to post it for the world to see. I'll be able to talk you through it.

Posted on Feb 21, 2009

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SOURCE: machine is threaded but thread not sewing into material, just holes!

Check bobbin thread....Insert the bobbin thread into the bobbin case in a clockwise direction...pull the thread through the **** on side of bobbin case and slide up into small opening...make sure you pull through about 2 inches of thread to enable upper thread to loop. Good Luck

Posted on Jun 02, 2009

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http://www.singerco.com/uploads/download/492_4228_4220_030707_new.pdf

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* Re-thread your machine
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* Raise your feed dogs If your machine has this feature.

* When you start to sew a seam, hold the upper and bobbin thread tails back and out of the way as you sew your first couple of stitches. This will keep them from getting caught in your machine.

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How to thread my 535fa


I don't even know where to start. Send me you're email address and I'll get back to you with my phone number as I don't want to post it for the world to see. I'll be able to talk you through it.

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