Question about Kenmore Sewing Machines

1 Answer

Thread breakes all the time will not sew


Thread breaks all the time

Posted by on

Ad

1 Answer

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

  • Contributor
  • 1 Answer

Try using a different bobbin. I just started sewing and was having the same problem. I ask my mom who has been sewing for about 40 years, and she said if the bobbin is wound to tight or if you are not using good thread it will break. I re-did the bobbin and wound it slow and it has been working just fine every since.

Posted on Feb 22, 2009

Ad

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi there,
Save hours of searching online or wasting money on unnecessary repairs by talking to a 6YA Expert who can help you resolve this issue over the phone in a minute or two.

Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.

Here's a link to this great service

Good luck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

I have an elna 3210 3230. Thread keeps breaking, stitch does not interlock. Help. Mary Poretta


Sounds like possibly more than one problem.
Why is my thread breaking

https://www.sewhere.com/why-is-my-thread-breaking-how-to-avoid-thread-breakage-at-your-sewing-machine

Sewing Machine Problem 1 Thread Breakage

If the top thread is not picking up the bobbin thread, it's possible the machine has been knocked out of time. Did the needle hit something or break recently? You can search for sewing machine timing or take it for service.

Dec 31, 2017 | Elna Sewing Machines

2 Answers

The upper thread keeps breaking whenever I sew even though it is always properly threaded and the needle is fine


check the age of the cotton
cotton is not a single thread but a series of fine threads bonded with a glue
old cotton glue breaks down and the thread separates easilty
next check that the needle is installed correctly with the grove ( thread groove away from the bobbin hook
check the needle and hook timing because if it is off a fraction , the hook will pierce the the thread causing it to break
next check that the eye is the correct size for the thread in use
a needle eye too small for the thread thickness will jam the thread ans not let slide through the eye properly

Nov 25, 2017 | Sewing Machines

1 Answer

First Thread breaks on nelco 928 why?


Remove all the threads.
Replace the needle.
ALWAYS RAISE the presser foot and rethread from the beginning.
Verify each thread is in the correct thread path.
ALWAYS THREAD each in the order specified or you will continue to have problems--for a lot of machines, the order is Upper Looper, Lower Looper, then needles.
Check the tension on that particular thread--too tight, it will break.

Breaking thread after about an inch usually indicates it is mis-threaded--a guide has been skipped or threaded out of order or the thread may be wrapped around something.


Serger needle thread breaking sewing discussion topic PatternReview com

http://www.amitymama.com/threads/anyone-have-an-idea-why-my-serger-needle-thread-keeps-breaking.280524

Sew What Up View thread Help Needle thread keeps breaking

Nov 21, 2017 | Sewing Machines

1 Answer

The thread is breaking the whole time, what could possibly be the problem?


Could be several things, ie mis-threading, burr or snag is catching the thread, old/bargain bin thread, needle is not compatible with thread and fabric, tension is incorrect...

The first thing to try (and also the least expensive), install a brand new needle.

Remove the upper thread. ALWAYS RAISE the presser foot and rethread from the beginning. Verify the thread path is correct.

Sewing Machine Problem 1 Thread Breakage

Sewing Machine Thread Keeps Breaking

Feb 25, 2017 | Sewing Machines

2 Answers

My thread keeps breaking, Ive checked and changed my needle, re-threaded bobbin and upper but every time I try to sew the upper thread breaks.


Have you tried loosening the upper tension? Remove the upper thread, RAISE the presser foot and rethread from the beginning (make sure it follows the correct thread pathway). Sometimes the upper thread jumps out of a thread guide or wraps around something. Or try a different brand of thread? Avoid old or bargain bin threads--use good quality thread. Could also be the incorrect needle for the thread/fabric, ie thread too large for the needle eye.

Sewing Machine Thread Keeps Breaking

NMSU Checklist of Common Machine Troubles

Why Does My Thread Keep Breaking While Sew

...

Apr 03, 2016 | Sewing Machines

2 Answers

My sewing machine keep sewing a little bit but breaks the thread everytime the bottom thread is at 0 and 1 my top thread is at 2 or 3 and the top thread breaks please tell me what wrong I am new too.


possibly the top thread is being restricted in movement
check that the thread is between the tension plates and not behind it or knotted up in the way it is threaded
pull on the needle thread and it should move with a steady pull not very hard
if it is not moving fairly easily the check how you have the thread installed
also old thread will break easily as the bonding used to keep the strands together breaks down and is difficult for the thread to slide though the needle
another point is the needle to hook timing and the clearance there as well .
if there is a problem there , the hook will split the thread from the needle and break it
if you still have problems , take it to a sewing machine service center ( any one ) and they will advise of the problem and show you how to fix it

Oct 20, 2015 | Sewing Machines

2 Answers

Pinterest everything


I would change the needle because sometimes there is a burr inside the eye of the needle. Now when you rethread, make sure that your presser foot is up, and then pull on the thread to make sure that the thread is seated in all of the guides.

Jan 16, 2018 | Singer 7462 Mechanical Sewing Machine

1 Answer

How do i fix my machine, it's breaking the top thread all the time


The needle thread breaks
1. the needle thread is not threaded properly
2. The needle thread tension is to tight
3. The needle is bent or blunt
4. The needle is incorrectly inserted
5. The needle thread & the bobbin thread are not set under the presser foot when starting to sew
6. the threads were not drawn to the rear after sewing
7. The thread is either to heavy or to fine for the needle

Nov 28, 2012 | Sewing Machines

Not finding what you are looking for?
Sewing Machines Logo

Related Topics:

57 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Kenmore Sewing Machines Experts

Tally Girl
Tally Girl

Level 3 Expert

1133 Answers

Irene Tulloch

Level 2 Expert

484 Answers

Douglas Plant
Douglas Plant

Level 2 Expert

194 Answers

Are you a Kenmore Sewing Machine Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...