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Nt get it to sew or load the bobbin right

When i sew no stitches r showing after i have sewed it wonder if i was loading the bobbin right

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The bobbin goes in with it spooling off to the left. But more likely, it's out of time... take it in for repair.

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SOURCE: Singer 9015 sewing machine - bobbin loading

bobbin goes under the door of the needal, the thead come out from the right to the left, thead goes in the first edge and up and out of the left, you need the needal to be treaded, turn the round right know till the needal goes in and out , pull the tread up and out together.

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SOURCE: How do i thread the bobbin on my necchi 539

take out your bobbin and turn it the other way

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YOUR PROBLEM IS THE TIMMING IN YOUR MACHINE. THIS HAPPENDS WHEN YOU FORCE YOUR MACHINE TO SEW SOMETHING OR WHEN YOUR NEEDLE BRAKES. nOT SURE HOW TO FIX IT. I HAVE THE SAME PROBLEM. USUALLY A TUNE-UP WOULD DO IT. IT'S ABOUT $99 TO $130.00 TO DO A TUNE UP. i WISH I KNEW HOW TO FIX IT MYSELF.

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need needle threading instructions singer 3116 simple. pictures would help. thank you

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Digital display shows bobbin wind. Bobbin wind spindle moves slightly. When depress foot pedal, stitches for only a minute- stops. Cannot select any stitches as menu display remains on bobbin wind.


try putting a bobbin on to wind and then take off again, make sure when you do that the bobbin holder clicks back into the sewing position not the winding, you might need to give it a little push in the right direction then see if it sews ok for you. if not may need a service call.

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My brother pe770 is allowing bobbin thread to show on top sporadically which makes the stitching look like it is speckled with white. I have adjusted tension..cleaned and changed everything.


Shelia,

when sewing these parts of the design, (small stitches? ) load your bobbin with the same top thread. Just match the top thread color, and done! No more white bobbin thread in the topside of your designs.

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Machine won't stitch


If by "won't stitch" you mean that the top thread will not pick up the bottom thread, make sure you have the needle threaded properly. If the machine is a top loading bobbin, the thread goes in the needle from front to back. Same if it's a side loading bobbin (bobbin faces you as you sew). If it's a front loading bobbin (bobbin faces left of machine), the thread goes in the needle from left to right.

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Brother 1100 threading the bobbin


try changing the needle
rethread the machine top and bobbin
make sure to use every thread guide
make sure the top thread has not come off the thread take up
lever--this can cause the sewing machine to jam
if it's a top loading bobbin--take the bobbin out of the bobbin case
and turn it around and reinsert the bobbin
if it's a side or front loading bobbin take the bobbin and bobbin
case out and make sure the bobbin is inserted correctly into the
bobbin case and that the bobbin case is inserted correctly into the
sewing machine.

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How do you adjust the tension on a Bernina 180


There are two tension adjustments, which should be done with a proper set of weight gauges - top and bottom thread tension should be carefully balanced to get the best stitch formation. It is best that you assume the top tension is correct and adjust the bobbin tension to match. Load the bobbin with thread of one colour and put a spool of the same thread but a different colour on the top. Thread-up the machine, load the bobbin and sew-off a satin-stitch on max width zig-zag. In this configuration, there should be a very small 'bead' of the top thread showing along each side of the satin-stitch on the underside of the material. If there's excessive top showing, the bobbin tension is too high and if none, the bobbin tension is too low. To adjust the tension, remove the bobbin case and you will see a spring around the edge with two screws through it. One of the screws holds the spring in place and the other adjusts the tension - this is furthest from the edge of the spring and is in a small 'cup' in the spring itself. To reduce tension, turn the screw VERY SLIGHTLY anticlockwise and to increase it turn it clockwise. Make very slight adjustments and re-check sewing-off the satin-stitch every time until you get the required thin line of top showing down each side of the stitch on the underside. Ideally this should be done with Mettler Metrosene thread, but as we're just balancing against the top tension, it shouldn't matter too much provided you use a good thread top and bottom.

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What settings do I use for sewing on cotton? Straight stich size? Tension?


For all sewing machines, stitch length would be set to 2.5 and width would be zero to get a standard straight stitch.

For medium weight cotton like calico I would use a size 70 or 80 sharp needle and top tension on the preset setting, this is usually 4 or 5 some some machines but it should be marked.

Important thing is a new sharp needle, then if you find the stitching is pulling a little, loosen off the top tension dial just a .5 and test again.

You should not need to adjust bottom bobbin tension unless its been changed/fiddled with. Some machines will have a little dial with a red marking on the right position (horizontal types). Not sure if yours is a top loading bobbin or front loading into a bobbin case (early Husqs are front loading). So if yours is a bobbin into a bobbin case, front loading, then you may need to check that the tension is right on the bobbin case tension spring. You can do this by doing the "dangle" test, put the thread into the tension spring, then dangle the bobbin by holding the thread tail up and letting the bobbin hang, it should hold its own weight but if you jolt the thread, it should let go and release some thread out.

Hope this makes sense, there is good sewing info at www.about.sewing.com and good threading up troubleshooting at www.sewusa.com if you need pictures to help.

Sep 18, 2011 | Husqvarna Viking 1

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Just borrowed a friends machine but no instructions for threading cotton from top to needle and how to put in spool.Have got thread on spool.Just need to sew a basic hem


You haven't said what mail and model machine this relates to.

You could try http://sewing.about.com/od/sewingmachineindex/tp/operatingasewingmachine.htm, there is lots of good general information there which might be of help, most machines have similar functionality, ie a bobbbin goes into a rotary hook and there will be a tension spring on that thread. Top thread will also need to go through tension device, usually discs in the threading path from spool to needle.

There is usually a stitch length and stitch width dial/knob/digital selection and a stitch selector for different utility stitches such as blind hem, overcasting etc. If you just want a straight stitch, then stitch length would be 2.5 or 2.7 maybe for a heavy fabric.

You need to put in the correct sized needle for the fabric you at sewing too, http://sewing.about.com/od/sewingmachineindex/ig/Sewing-Machine-Needles/

Important thing is threading up so that both threads are under tension, make sure the pressure foot is raised during threading so the top thread can go between the tension discs. The bobbin will either be drop in top loading in which case you need to click the thread into a tension spring on the side of the bobbin holder. Or front loading bobbin inside a removeable bobbin case which is mounted vertically. The bobbin case will also have a tension spring on it.

Also you could try You-tube - there is lots of videos there for different brands.

May 15, 2011 | Sewing Machines

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After 3 stitches the bobbin knots up


Check your tension settings top and on the bobbin, check that the bobbin thread is under tension. Refer to your sewing machine to ensure it is threaded correctly. Is the bobbin in the right way and rotating in the correct direction?

Always, hold the two threads to the back of the needle plate as you start sewing, do a few stitches in reverse to lock, then forward an inch and let them go.

Is the thread good quality or an old reel that might have deteriorated a bit.

You haven't stated the model so not sure on your bobbin design but if it is the seperate case with bobbin inside it that then front loads, you should pull it out and check if the tension spring on the bobbin is actually working and that the thread is clicked into the tension spring. You should be able to pull thread out gently but if you hang the bobbin in the air by holding the loose end, it should suspend in place.

More good info is on sewing threading, techniques and troubleshooting is at www.sewing.about.com.

Hope this helps.

Mar 08, 2011 | Brother Sewing Machines

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My machine won't stitch, and the tensions seems to be very high, even after adjusting it.


Hi, if your bobbin has thread, check to make sure the bobbin is inserted into the shuttle correctly. If it is loaded correctly, check to see if the needle is able to pull the thread through the throat plate.
If it doesn't have thread, then all your sewing machine will do is make little holes because the bobbin thread is what catches the sewing needle thread to form the lock stitch to sew the material together . Check your manual on the sewing machine for where it is and how to put thread into it.

Feb 25, 2011 | Juki DDL-8700

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I always have problems with loading the bobbin, when I think it is loaded properly and begin sewing, it balls up and doesn't stitch properly on the back side of the fabric. Top stitch is fine, underneath...


the bobbin case has a small screw on the side for adjusting the tension, use a tiny screw driver to finely adjust the tension and sew on a scrap until the stitch looks good always turn the screw clockwise to turn the tension up and counter clockwise to loosen it

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