Question about Husqvarna Designer I

1 Answer

Husqvarna Viking #1plus bobbin problem

Some threads got jammed in my machine and after I cut them and cleaned them out I had a problem with the bobbin tension. The bottom of my work looks better than the top. It seems like the bobbin thread is being pulled to the top. I have noticed the thread pulls out of the case very loosely so I tightened the screw on the bobbin case It made no difference. I checked it for threads or fuzz but found none. Any advice? I am having the same difficulty when embroidering. The bobbin thread is completely pulling through to the top of my design it looks awful. Sewing it works just fine. Thanks

Posted by on

  • 1 more comment 
  • kjean1 Jan 22, 2009

    I have a husquvarna designer I and a viking 300 - in different places. The problem with the bobbin thread pulling through to the front of the design occurs in both machines. Currently I am embroidering on a good quality light weight cotton fabric. The first several times the design was embroidered it was perfect. The 4th time the bobbin thread appeared to pull through. All settings, fabric, stabliizer, thread and bobbin thread were the same as when the design replicated perfectly. I changed the needle, and bobbin and cleaned the bobbin case thoroughly after which the problem still existed. I'd try invisible thread but am 50 miles from town so that isn't an immediate option. Thank you in advance for your assistance.

  • Terryfic5 Mar 29, 2009

    I also have a Viking Designer 1 and have experienced intermittent problems with the embroidery unit pulling the bobbin thread to the top so that the design turns white (the color of the bobbin thread). It is not a consistent problem, but only started occuring after I downloaded the latest patch - wonder if that is the problem?

  • Anonymous Mar 22, 2014

    Viking 4700

×

1 Answer

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

  • Contributor
  • 1 Answer

I have changed stabalizers and the type of bobbin thread i am using (invisible poly) and it seemd to have solved the problem. Note: wind invisible thread very slowly and carefully it is like fishing line

Posted on Dec 16, 2008

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

How can I repair the top thread from tangling in the bobbin stopper for the Husqvarna Viking Emerald 118?


Thread nesting in bottom usually means that top thread is either not threaded correctly or top tension dials has lint caught in it. Use canned air to blow it out. Also change needle.

Dec 10, 2014 | Husqvarna Sewing Machines

1 Answer

Why is my bobbin thread jamming on viking juliet sewing machine


Be sure to clean out any stray fibers or threads in the bobbin area. Make sure the bobbin is smooth and doesn't have nicks or scratches.

Aug 02, 2014 | Husqvarna Sewing Machines

1 Answer

Why is bobbin tread jamming on my husqvarna viking juliett sewing machine


Most of the time, you should rethread the machine, take the bobbin out and put it in again and change the needle. Generally if it is jamming under the fabric, it is because something is wrong with the top ie rethread the machine.

Aug 02, 2014 | Husqvarna Sewing Machines

1 Answer

Thread breaks and skips stitches


Open the needle plate, remove the bobbin and bobbin case.....refer to your manual.

Clean away lint and threads.

Thread with the presser foot up.

If this continues, take the machine and samples of the mis-stitching in for service. It could be the timing needs to be adjusted by a professional.

Feb 20, 2010 | Husqvarna Viking 1

1 Answer

Viking husqvarna classica 100, thread tension


I suspect you are correctly threading the machine but the timing of the needle and bobbin hook is off. When the threaded needle goes into the bobbin area, a pointed hook grabs the thread and loops it with the bobbin thread. Something is catching when the needle starts to come up that is not allowing the bobbin thread to be pulled back through the needle plate opening by the upper thread. With machine threaded and bobbin in place, have the bobbin area open if possible and watch the thread interaction when the needle goes down. To set the hook/needle timing, normally covers have to be removed. Suggest taking it to an authorized Husqvarna Viking dealer for service. You can find the nearest dealer by click on the "Dealer" link at http://www.husqvarnaviking.com
Good luck.

Jan 19, 2010 | Husqvarna Viking 1

2 Answers

Thread bunching up around bobbin


If you do not have a user guide, you might want to find one. Try ebay or have an authorized Husqvarna Viking dealer order you one. In fact I would find your nearest authorized Husqvarnia Viking dealer and visit them with you machine. They should be able to help you and usually are very helpful even if you didn't buy the machine from them. If they determine it is correctly threaded and the bobbin is ok, have it serviced by an authorized Husqvarna Viking dealer or have them send it to Husqvarna Viking (SVP) Technical Service Dept in Tennessee for service. The machine should give you years of good performance.

Use only genuine Husqvarna Viking bobbins.

To find an authorized dealer near you, check the Husqvarna Viking website - http://www.husqvarnaviking.com/us

Good luck.

Sep 26, 2009 | Husqvarna Sewing Machines

1 Answer

My 5 year old Huskystar 216 sewing machine is


Sounds like the hook/needle timing. To check do the following:

With the power off!!
remove bobbin and bobbin case.
push needle all the way to the left.
Turn handwheel toward you watching the needle and bobbin housing hook. The point of the hook should line up right above the eye of the needle.

If not timing, clean bobbin area removing lint and thread.
Check bobbin tension, should get slight resistance when pulling thread.
Make sure using only Husqvarna Viking bobbins -- most are green but they have new colors now. All will have the Husqvarna logo on them (an H). Make sure the bobbin is unwinding in the right direction.

Remove fabric. Pull extra long bobbin thread (about 3 inches). Hold upper thread tail in left hand, turn handwheel toward you for 1 revolution. Is the bobbin thread caught by the top thread and pulled through the opening of the needle plate?

If you are still unable to get a good stitch, take to an authorized Husqvarna Viking dealer for service or have them send to Husqvarna Viking (SVP) Technical Service Dept for repair. A list of dealers close to you can be found at the Husqvarna Viking website - http://www.husqvarnaviking.com/us

Good luck.

Sep 26, 2009 | Husqvarna Sewing Machines

1 Answer

Thread balls up underneath my feed dog when straight sewing. Why?????


Could be needle/hook timing. With machine off do the following to check timing -

remove bobbin and bobbin case.
push needle all the way to the left.
Turn handwheel toward you watching the needle and bobbin housing hook. The point of the hook should line up right above the eye of the needle.

If not timing, clean bobbin area and thread cutter area, removing lint and thread.
Check bobbin tension, should get slight resistance when pulling thread.
Make sure using only Husqvarna Viking bobbins -- most are green but they have new colors now. All will have the Husqvarna logo on them (an H). Make sure the bobbin is unwinding counter clockwise when going through the bobbin case.
Remove fabric. Pull extra long bobbin thread (about 3 inches). Hold upper thread tail in left hand, turn handwheel toward you for 1 revolution. Is the bobbin thread caught by the top thread and pulled through the opening of the needle plate?

If you are still unable to sew without thread balling up, take to an authorized Husqvarna Viking dealer for service or have them send to Husqvarna Viking (SVP) Technical Service Dept for repair. A list of dealers close to you can be found at the Husqvarna Viking website - http://www.husqvarnaviking.com/us

Good luck.

Sep 24, 2009 | Husqvarna Designer I

1 Answer

Machine not working


I had this happen the first day I got my machine. The bobbin case has probably came loose from the holder. There is a step by step cleaning instruction in the manual and it tells you how to reset the bobbin case in the holder in the manual.

Nov 15, 2008 | Husqvarna Viking 1

1 Answer

Husqvarna Viking #1plus bobbin problem


Suggest that it be serviced and cleaned by an authorized Husqvarna Viking Dealer. You can find the nearest dealer by click on the "Dealer" link at http://www.husqvarnaviking.com
Good luck.

Jul 21, 2008 | Husqvarna Viking 1

Not finding what you are looking for?
Sewing Machines Logo

507 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Husqvarna Sewing Machines Experts

Douglas Plant
Douglas Plant

Level 2 Expert

165 Answers

Bargain Box
Bargain Box

Level 3 Expert

1388 Answers

Richard Roth
Richard Roth

Level 3 Expert

9472 Answers

Are you a Husqvarna Sewing Machine Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...