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Bobbin on SE 350

I have a Brother SE 350 machine. I used it last week to do some monogram tags and it worked fine. However, I pulled up the same pattern to use it again and it is now stitching with the bobbin thread. I have black in the bobbin and red for the top thread however my letters come out in the black bobbin thread. What is causing this? I have deleted the pattern that was saved and started another, but it is the same thing. It is just not using the top thread it seems. Thanks for any help.

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Hi there, this seems to be a common problem with this machine. I have owned mine for a couple months now. The problem seems to be in the threading. The only solution I have found (and others on many forums) is to rethread the machine and the bobbin. I have also re-wound some problematic bobbins as they just maybe did not wind tight enough. Don't delete your patterns, that is not the problem. I have had proffesional patterns turn out a dozen times and then give me problems only to be fine once the machine decided it was threaded properly.

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