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SInger buttonholer for a 60's slant needle..thread globbing ...

The machine works great, the bottonholer works fine but...occasionally the spool thread globs underneath and can jam up on the bobbin. What might I be doing wrong? I straight sew with the machine successfully but can't do 5 holes in a row without this happening ever so often. I am not sure if I am suppose to have the trailing top or bobbin thread in a certain place? Thanks I have 11 holes to do and have never used this before. Thanks, Laurie

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  • lrockman Nov 21, 2008

    Thanks for the great tip. It appears to be a great sewing machine with cool features so that would be excellent for me to do and I'm sure you are right someone there will have a tip for me. Thanks again, laurie


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Personally I don't have the experience with a buttonholer attachment, however I do have several slant Singer machines. I'd suggest that you go to and click on Groups. In the search box put in singerslantsewing and join that group. Members are a diverse group of Singer enthusiasts, some repair guys there, and they are happy to assist, should you join and post your problem. There are other groups for Singers, but this group is dedicated to the slant needle models.

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