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Singer 2250 bobbin jam

I have not yet been able to set this up properly to sew so this is a brand new machine.  it came with a dvd on how to do this.  i have watched the video multiple times and do not know what i am doing wrong.  after i insert the bobbin, i can not get the bottom stitch to come through.  i am supposed to manually turn the dial on this side towards myself one whole time and the bottom thread should come through.  however, it does not do this and when i do begin to sew, it works for about 15 seconds and then completely stops and all the thread on the bottom is completely jammed up.  please help!

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  • jeaniek Mar 21, 2009

    The video was so clear and easy, how could I fail?! I did though. Same exact experience as crrandall. Tried making sure the bobbin was facing correct direction as "solution" suggested, but same thing happened.



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I had same problem. After making sure the thread was loaded properly still same thing happened. Then I reloaded the bobbin and made sure the long metal bar on the metal casing fit securely into the half circle slot at the top of the big metal ring that bobbin goes into. After that, just rotated handwheel a couple of times until thread came through. Problem solved.

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I had the same problem and all I had to do was turn the bobbin around. Make sure the end of the string is going ----> that way facing you and put it into the case (still facing you), putting the string through that slot. You want to be sure you leave enough string hanging out so the top string can come down and grab it. I hope I helped some!

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