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Needle will not move

I tried to use the decorative stitches which would not work. when i went back to straight stitch my needle will not move at all under any circumstances now. would not lubricating the machine have any thing to do with the needle not moving?

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  • Jeannie Lynn May 26, 2009

    needle will not move on my Singer Quantum CXL

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It's easy
you should adjust the bobbin or the stitch regulator

Posted on Dec 15, 2008

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