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Thread bunching Thread buches up under material and jams the needle/bobbin. please help. Also, lost manual and not sure if it is threaded properly. Thanks Bev

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    thread is bunching up under t bobbin, not on the bobbin

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Posted on Oct 18, 2011

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I discovered that when the thread is knotting up on the underside of the material that it is usually the threading on top and has nothing to do with the bobbin.

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