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Kenmore sewing machine model 385.17628 wont catch thread

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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

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SOURCE: Kenmore Sewing Machine model # c877.15

I have an old Kenmore and here are the directions from my manual: 1. Draw thread from spool through bobbin winder tension discs. 2. Wind thread around an empty bobbin several times. 3. Place bobbin onto bobbin winder shaft with thread coming from rear of bobbin. Push bobbin winder latch against bobbin until it clicks. 4. Release clutch by turning clutch knob toward you. Start machine.

Posted on Aug 09, 2007

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SOURCE: instructions for theading a Sears Kenmore Sewing machine model 158.14000

all machines thread the same. TTN tension,take up, needle.
Beginning with the spool, guide the thread through the thread guides to the tension assembly. Pull the thread through the tension assembly and test it to make sure the tension is working correctly.
(To do this test,adjust your tension setting to normal or medium or 5 or something in the middle. Raise the presser foot and pull the thread through the tension. It should pull easily!! Lower the presser foot and pull the thread. It should pull noticeably harder.) If it passes this test, continue up through the take up lever,then down through the thread guides to the needle. Make sure your needle is fully inserted and turned the correct way.( If you load your bobbin case from the left side,the needle rule is normally FLAT to the RIGHT is RIGHT. There are some exceptions. If you have a newer style drop in bobbin or your bobbin case loads in the front then the rule is FLAT to the BACK.

To wind the bobbin, guide the thread around the thread guide on
the left top of your machine, then to the bobbin winder. Wind the thread around the bobbin several times, place the bobbin on top of the bobbin winder, push it against the wheel and press the foot pedal. It should stop winding when the bobbin is full or you take your foot off the control

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Posted on Aug 09, 2008

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SOURCE: machine does not sew- it does not catch the thread from bobbin

The timing mechanism is likely off. Take off the plastic bobbin case and see if the eye of the needle, on its way up, is just below the metal hook that catch the thread. If not,open the bottom cover with a flat screwdriver, loosen the two 2 mm hex screws, push out and disengage the gears. Adj the hook position by turning left or right so that it is right above the eye of the needle when the needle is on its way up. Tighten the hexes. I also give my machine a good old job with a high grade geese on the gears and light old drop on all moving parts before I close the cover.
Have fun.

Posted on Jan 01, 2010

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Check the needle to see if the flat side is facing to the back of the machine. This is usually how the needle should be inserted.

Thread the machine with the presser foot up.

Hold onto the thread tail at the needle and hand walk the needle down and then back up to pull the bobbin thread up.

Take both threads under the presser foot and to the back of the machine before you begin to sew.

Posted on Feb 21, 2010

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My bottom thread wont pull out once the cover is closed and the thread is pulled through and ready to sew.


If the top thread is not pulling up the bobbin thread, is it actually catching the bobbin thread? If not, then the machine may be out of time. Search for sewing machine timing or take it for service.

If it catches the bobbin thread but then the bobbin thread is difficult to pull, then possibly there is a snag somewhere that is catching the bobbin thread, the bobbin tension needs adjustment, or the bobbin case is incorrectly threaded.

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Search internet for:

Make + Model + the word "Manual"

Or go to YouTube and search videos for your make/model machine plus threading instructions. Many machines from like eras will thread the same way.

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This sounds less like timing, and more like a threading issue.
Make sure the thread is properly in the tension disks in the top of your machine.

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I need a manuel for 11206609 I am trouble with the bobbin catching and the thread is bunching. I also need to a manuel to see how to properly thread the machine.


I can't find a manual for that exact model, but I found a service manual and instruction manual for a 11206630. They will, hopefully, be close to your machine. Normanlly, when the model numbers are that close, the manuals are very close as well.

The links are http://www.managemylife.com/mmh/owner_manuals/133369/KENMORE-Mechanical-Sewing-1008846L?brand_name_search=Kenmore+11206+Sewing+Machine and

http://www.managemylife.com/mmh/owner_manuals/20676/KENMORE-Mechanical-Sewing-L0305018?brand_name_search=Kenmore+11206+Sewing+Machine

I hope these are helpful!

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It is threaded. but it goes through motion but there is no sewing.


Make sure that your bobbin is full and that you have picked up the bottom thread. Before you start sewing you should have two threads lying on the needle plate. To catch the bobbin thread, hold the needle thread and turn the machine by the hand wheel. The needle will bring the bobbin thread up with it. Pull the threads out about 4 inches and then you are ready to sew.

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My sewing machine will pull up the bobbin and looks correct when I start to sew, but then it will not catch it when sewing; therefore, it will not make stitches


Take and rethread the entire machine, sound like it is either the bobbin thread not correctly threaded into the machine or the upper thread isn't being pulled throught the take up lever.

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sounds like it needs a service call. if you do not have a sewing repair man you use regularly to clean machine the local fabric store should know who you could call.

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Try flipping the bobbin. The thread must come off in a certain direction to work properly.

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