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Needle thread will not pick up bobbin thread

My needle thread will not pick up the bobbin thread. My machine jammed and since then, the needle thread will not pick up the bobbin thread.

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    How do i thread machine to fill bobbin? And i have the needle mechanisms disengaged but the bobbin won't spin

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I finally had to take it in for repair at Sears

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1. Remove needle and replace with new one compatible size needle fabric weight. 2. Unthread machine. 3. Set machine to test on straight stitch and use Center position for needle. 4. Roll up towel

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Needle may need to be changed. Be sure it is the correct needle for the machine.

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Check the timing of the needle to the hook. Here is a guide to generic principles of Timing
http://www.sewusa.com/Sewing_Machine_Repair/Sewing%20Machine%20Hook%20Timing.htm

Posted on Sep 02, 2009

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SOURCE: NEEDLE WON'T PICK UP BOBBIN THREAD

im not!
it needs a good service the timeing has sliped out a little, nothing more that that,,,see its not a lost cause just yet

Posted on Oct 24, 2009

Testimonial: "Thanks! I was hoping to avoid paying for a fix, but it looks like I have to **** it up. So much for being thrifty and restyling my clothes."

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SOURCE: the bobbin thread on sewing machine will not catch

how do you retime

Posted on Aug 13, 2008

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SOURCE: singer quantum sewing machine won't pick up bobbin thread

Try changing your needle

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SOURCE: needle wont pick up bobbin thread

timing issue, need to have serviced.

Posted on Aug 22, 2009

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1st: what type of sewing machine? brand?
2nd: it's not picking up the bobbin thread and jamming up because it's out of time.
the machine probably skipped a tooth on one or more of the gears and the gears need to be either replaced or re-timed.
either of which can be very difficult for the average person. your best bet is take the machine to a repair shop or buy a new machine.
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It stopped picking up the bobbin thread while sewing. In the middle of a zig zag sewing project, it stopped picking up the bobbin thread. I cleaned the bobbin area and needle area and tried again and it...


Hello,

You can take the slide plate off, that your needle goes through and watch to see if the arm grabs the bobbin thread, if you can get it to pick up, than slide scissors or something flat under your needle and manually pull both threads through, replace the plate.

Your bobbin thread could be wound to tight or spliced threads on it, and your tension needs to be adjusted. If your using a pedal, try setting to a slower speed.

I would try a different bobbin and thread it manually as in the step I mentioned, if you can't see the arm grabbing it, you will need to check to see if you have loose threading jammed in youir machine, if this isn't the case and adjusting the tension dosen't help...than you will need to replace the bobbin casing.

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The bobbin thread will not pick up. The machine had jammed and I forced the wheel and can't get bobbin thread to pick up. When I thread manually, I only get holes, no stitches. Is it a timing belt?


check your needle to see if it's bent---roll on flat surface to see if it roll correctly
on some sewing machines when the thread comes off the thread take up lever it can cause the machine to jam
also if the bobbin thread becomes tangled it can jam
check the bobbin area for lint or loose threads
try having a top thread tail & bobbin thread tail of 3-4 inches
try holding the top thread tail & turn the handwheel on the right side on the machine manually & put the needle down into the bobbin area & see if the bobbin thread will pick up that way

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