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I have a kenmore sewing machine that is a classic machine but I can't figure out how to thread the bobbin please help thanks

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    My machine won't hardly sew

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    My machine won't hardly sew. What should I check next after all threading, bobbin etc.

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    My machine won't hardly sew, what should I check

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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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I have a Kenmore as well ,I hope that this will work for you ,too bad that I don't live close to you otherwise I would give a hand. This is the way I fill the bobbin on mine. Mine is located on the top right ,I put the thread into the bobbin hole leaving a small piece of thread hanging for me to hold when I begin the winding, I pull the wheele out to stop the needle from moving while winding, when I am done just push it back in .I run the thread from the spool into the top left it looks like a U turn with a screw go around that without winding just pull it into the bobbin hole. press the foot control and it will begin winding .

Posted on Jul 18, 2007

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SOURCE: how do I thread the bobbin on kenmore machine

If this guide is not the same, there are others you can view to get the correct version for your machine - http://www.sewusa.com/Threading_Diagrams/Threading_Pages/Kenmore_Sewing_Machine_Threading/kenmore_1340_1345_1350_1355_threading_diagram.htm

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