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Singer Touch & Sew won't loop bobbin thread

My Singer Touch & Sew 630 will no longer feed the bobbin thread up to loop with the needle. What could be wrong with it?

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  • MrsA518 Jan 19, 2009

    Sorry...posted this to the wrong machine's database!

  • annaray Jan 30, 2009

    needle does not pick up bobbin thread on my singer touch and sew 350.

  • Michaelle
    Michaelle May 11, 2010

    I found a 67A touch and sew, tell me if this is the machine.
    here is a download manual.
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  • Anonymous Mar 24, 2014

    While sewing the bobbin side gathers long loops and then starts to sew in one spot

  • Anonymous Mar 25, 2014

    Thread loops beneath the material when embroidering. The thread is cut into one inch strips beneath the needle plate and the cut thread and the stabelizer and the material are caught beneath the needle plate.

  • Anonymous Mar 29, 2014

    I want to sew leather with this mach.i would like to know what needles to use,and where I can buy the needles.iam sewing leather,around the edges.i also need to know what thread to use.

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Your problem may be as simple as adjusting the height of the needle in its clamp. Try moving the needle up a millimeter at a time; or down a millimeter at a time.

Posted on Apr 27, 2012

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It sound like it out of time the bobbin is out of time with the needle tighten the screw on bobbin just to apply tension.read the manual on timing

Posted on Mar 21, 2012

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I believe you have a broken gear. These are difficult to repair on your own.

Posted on Feb 12, 2009

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I have a singer touch & see sewing machine, I need to change for quilting but there are no visible switches to lower the metal times under the foot.CAN ANYONE HELP I'M ON A DEAD LINE. THANKS,


I don't know this machine but in most machines the feed dogs are normally lowered from a switch beside the bobbin case behind the door of the bobbin case.

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Basic Tips for All

  1. Always turn the handwheel TOWARDS you (counter clockwise) as turning it in the opposite direction (away from you, clockwise) may knock the timing out requiring repair from a service center.
  2. Always be sure your presser foot is in the DOWN position before sewing. Sewing with the presser foot in the up position will cause your thread to tangle and your bobbin to jam.
  3. Change needles regularly (after 16 hours of use) as dull/weak needles can cause damage to your machine and fabric. Only use SINGER needles on your SINGER sewing machine.
  4. Always be sure you are using the correct bobbin for your machine. Class 66, Class 15 and Class 15J bobbins look very similar. However, using the incorrect bobbin class in your machine can cause damage.

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Singer 4423, timing out,what line up with what


I don't think it's a major timing issue, so don't panic. Take a look at your selected stitch pattern selector and set for straight stitch, and set Tension at 3-4. Width: 4. Length: 4. Make sure presser foot Down when you rethread machine so the tesion disks open up to locate thread. Always hold thread taut when "feeling" for tension slot. Insert new needle. Needle goes all the way up into needle clamp as far as it can possibly go, FLAT side needle toward needle bar and more rounded side needle facing you. Leave 6" tail. Hold thread toward you as you turn hand wheel toward you so needle can make a loop with bobbin thread. Make sure bobbin thread isn't hanging down on or across bobbin! Make sure thread in bobbin has wound evenly - good quality thread ideal! Clean bobbin area and feed dogs for broken, loose threads and lint. Always use needles appropriate size for weight of fabric. I suggest walking away from machine, taking deep, cleansing breadth, humming a favorite tune, then doing above and see how it goes! Soon your machine will be humming happily along with you. Hope these suggestions help. Jimmy

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Singer 301a...sews on top of fabric nicely...bottom is just loose loops of thread...it's like the bobbin is not sewing...I put 2 different colors in to see...top is perfect...on bottom of fabric I see the...


This is a tension adjustment problem. It's good to use two different colors of thread, like you did. From your description, the top thread (needle thread) tension needs to be tighter. As you tighten the tension of the top thread, you'll see that the top thread pulls the bobbin thread up into the fabric so it's no longer laying loose on the bottom of the fabric.

You'll need to have the pressure foot down when you tighten the tension. Tighten it a little, sew a practice seam, check to see what the stitch looks like. Tighten it a little more, sew, check, etc etc--until both top and bottom look the same--you shouldn't see much (if any) of the bobbin thread color on top of the fabric or the top thread color on the underside.

Let me know how this works for you, ok?


Robbie

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My singer touch & sew has a problem with thread tension right now...help! Loops are large underneath - I've tried moving the thread tension tighter, then noticed that the screw holding the bobbin was...


"Birdnesting" occurs when there is no tension on the needle thread to pull the bobbin thread. This is easily corrected by rethreading the machine, following the threading path carefully and making sure the thread is fully engaged in the tension mechanism.

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Thread the machine as if you were going to sew. When you thread the needle, pull the thread off to the left and wrap it around the thumb screw on the left and just above the needle. Wrap it only 2 or 3 times and hold the end of the thread. With bobbin in place and the face plate slid open, push the thumb lever on the left under the face plate to the left. Begin to 'sew'. As you do, the bobbin will wind and the thread you are holding will detach. Once the bobbin is full to the outside line, slide the face plate the closed position. As it closes, it will release the thumb lever. Put the needle in the slightly lowered position and slide something blunt under the pressure foot pulling thread from both the bobbin and the needle; cut the thread when you've pulled it out sufficiently.

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Singer 600 touch and sew


Hold the tail of the needle thread loosely.  
Turn the hand wheel toward you (counter clockwise) and lowerthe needle into the hole in the plate. 
Turn the hand wheel until the needle rises back up to it's highest position.
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You will see a loop of thread wrapped around the upper thread. 
Open the loop and find the free end of the bobbin thread.  
Voila!
Now you can sew.

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