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Singer Athena automatic needle threader does not work.

Does anyone have experience with the Athena 2000 needle threader? It seems like the thread fall just a hair off the mark, but I can not even determine how it is supposed to work in order to try to fix it.

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Check on the threader and see if the part that goes through the eye of the needle is bent. This is a very common problem. The threaders are becoming more and more difficult to replace. If the piece is bent, you can usually use a pair of tweezers to straighten it out.

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The automatic threader wont pick up and thread needle. Can do manually but thats not easy?


to make manual threading of a needle easy buy a needle threader
it is a instrument that has a very fine piece of wire in a loop that you push through the eye of the needle , put the thread in that loop and pull the loop back out of the eye and the needle is threaded
available from most any shop that sells material , cotton , thread or sewing machine shops
cost --pack of 2 for $1.00 or there abouts

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There's nothing wrong with the Threader, it's just that the Threader doesn't reach the back of the Needle!


Usually you have to manually move the needle up and down until its height matches the threader height. Newer machines have an automatic needle stop that generally matches the threader but most older machines need to be manually manipulated.

HINT: If you do need to manually thread your needle, lick your index finger and then rub the back of the needle's eye. Your thread will literally "leap" through the eye! This works for hand-sewing needles too!

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Fix thread cutter on singer quantum xl 100


Is it blunt? Is it angled properly . these and needle threaders are a pain in the neck, I just use scissors and thread my own needles.
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I have a model 348 and have difficulty threading the needle. is there an automatic needle threader that can be added?


There are small plastic threaders that are like a hypodermic that pushes the thread through the eye....a good sewing and craft shop will have these, or a thin wire threader for an overlocker is a good option....but you cannot add to the machine itself, no, it was never an accessory....more expensive models tend to have them as a standard feature
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The self threader won't catch the thread


make sure the needle is inserted correctly into the needle holder
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here is a link for a manual

http://www.singerco.com/uploads/download/545_7470-instruction-book-engfrespa.pdf

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I changed my needle on my singer 3116 and the needle threader does not work anymore. Hope you have an answer! Thanks!


It is probably out of alignment, just turn your needle threader so that the little wire goes through the eye of the needle and will catch thread. Also, sometimes the needle you put in has too small of a hole to thread easily with the automatic needle threader.

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I own a singer simple sewing machine


By threading part, do you mean the automatic threader? I've never had much luck with them. Yes, you can thread the needle manually.

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Singer Inspiration 4228 Automatic Threading Problems


The small hook that passes through the eye of the needle is bent or broken. If it is only bent it can be straightened with a small screw driver. If it is broken it will need to be replaced. Most dealers can get this part for you for about $5.00
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Apr 11, 2009 | Singer Sewing Machines

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Automatic needle threader on brother se-350


Hi - first, make sure that you raise the needle to as far up as it will go. When you thread the machine, make sure you pass the thread through each number along the path - there is a hook on the threader mechanism that is really easy to miss. It is always a good idea to refer to the book when you are having a problem.

You might also try changing the needle. The threader has a teeny hook that goes in to the eye of the needle from behind, grabs the thread, and pulls it back thru the eye of the needle.

The threader can go out of alignment. If you got the machine last fall, it should still be under warranty. You can call Brother and ask where you can take the machine for repair. Or, you can go to Brother's website and look for information that might be helpful.

Good luck,
Ginny

Dec 21, 2008 | Brother XL-3500

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