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Bobbin jams when I begin sewing, the fabric pulls to the left and the bobbin thread jams. The thread from the spool seems to get all tangled up in the casing the bobbin case fits into. Any help or suggestions would be appreciated.

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  • Louise Crawford Jan 26, 2007

    The suggestion posted made sense to try but did not solve my
    problem....then a light bulb turned on and I remembered something
    my mother used to tell me,...when all else fails, change the needle,
    and that worked!
    Thank you

  • kidsmom Dec 23, 2007

    I am doing a small quilt using metallic thread on the bottom. I've done most of it without incident, but now the bobbin keeps jamming. I've tried loosening and tightening the tension, putting oil in the bobbin area, checking to be sure the bobbing is in right, and changing the needle. None of these things work. Every time I stitch, the top thread is a mess of loops on the underside, the bobbin thread isn't there at all, the bobbin gets jammed and the top thread is in a big mess in the bobbin compartment. Please help!

  • Anonymous Mar 13, 2014

    when you go very slow it works fine however if you pick up any speed at all the thread and fabric jam

  • Anonymous Mar 13, 2014

    bobbin thread uneven, stops movement

  • Anonymous Mar 13, 2014

    thread nests in bobbin case, jamming

  • Anonymous Mar 18, 2014

    Thread jamming coming from the bobbin

  • Anonymous Mar 30, 2014

    when you put the thread on the spool pin

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This is a common problem with all sewing machines. You must make sure that both needle and bobbin thread are behind the sewing foot and that there is at least 4inches of each thread before you begin stitching. Thread jams can also be caused by improper placement of bobbin in the casing. Place the bobbin in the case so the open side is facing you, the thread end should be on your right, then slide the thread into the opening leaving about 6 inches to pull through. It may look like it should be the other way, but there needs to be some tension. If these solutions do not help, you probably need to have your machine cleaned and adjusted.

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