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The thread isnt moving with the sewing machine

Everything seems to be working fine i replace the needle, now it makes noise moves everything but the top thread isnt moving its not feeding itself threw the needle???? please help.......

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  • Elizabeth Tunstall Oct 27, 2012

    Have you tried re-threading it? Sometimes the thread can get caught on it's spool where it's often notched to allow keeping it from un-spooling when stored.  Also, sometimes your thread tension setting can get moved by accident and will be too tight. That is easily corrected by setting it back to "3" or whatever is correct for the fabric you're sewing. Let me know if you've tried either of those. Also check along the thread path to see where the point of "stoppage" is.  Is it loose until you get to the tension knob? Or is it loose until you get to the thread spool? etc.

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Is it possible that you didn't get the needle inserted all the way into
the needle holder?
is it possible that the needle is not turned the right way in the
needle holder?

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SOURCE: sew easy sewing machine breaks thread

The machine is not threaded correctly, also use medium weight fabric. Check the size of needle. Try a size 14. The bobbin tension may be to tight. If nothing works take it to an expert. After he fixes it make sure he shows you how to thread it.

Posted on Nov 19, 2008

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SOURCE: Hand wheel spins without moving the needle

I used to have an old Bernina that had an inner and outer hand wheel. Loosening the inner wheel disconnected the needle bar from the motor so you could wind the bobbin without running the needle up and down. It sounds to me like your machine has the same feature, but resistance on the needle makes the inner wheel loosen up. I don't know whether wrenching on it as tight as you can would be enough, or whether this is a symptom indicating that there is something loose internally in the connection between the inner and outer wheels. Good luck!

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SOURCE: Bobbin thread not feeding into the upper needle thread

completely unthread the machine....ensure the needle piston shaft is in the correct position and retread the upper. reinstall the bobbin and turn the machine by hand to engage the bobbin thread. Draw the bobbin thread through the stitch plate and with the needle thread, allow to trail off the back. attempt to sew a piece of scap material.

please let me know what happens at this point.

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Posted on Feb 08, 2009

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SOURCE: Manual wheel on side of machine won't move needle

hi there;
well try to rotate hand wheel center holder clockwise while hold grift the handwheel not to move to engage the clutch,because ther is clutch that holding the movement of the needle and the bobbins case.if still nothing change at all,open a cover motor assembly chech the belt tension if still engage on pulley,maybe slip pulley is occuring when motor run,if belt is slip to pulley replace belt,but if ok upon clutch adjustment ignore replacement.

regarding bobbin and threading you can watch on youtube.doing this,on internet explorer,type www.youtube.com
then on you tube search type"sewing machine"then click search
ther are high ligthed show for bobbins winding and treading just click it enjoy watching while you learn,have a nice viewing regards
don't forget to rate me,thank's

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