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On theQuantumLock 14T967DC, for the coverstitch, the machine appears to be threaded right, but the bottom looper threads are not catching the top threads.

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SOURCE: Bottom thread will not catch

Unplug the machine and remove the needle plate so that the bobbin case if fully exposed. Lift out the bobbin case and the cup that it sets in will be visible. Locate the "hook" on this cup. It is a finger with a sharp point at the upper edge of the cup. The hook is what grabs the thread from the needle while sewing.

  • Thread the needle.
  • Turn the handwheel by hand.
  • Watch the hook as it approaches the needle from right to left.
If the hook passes by the needle AFTER the eye of the needle is above it, you timing has slipped and the machine must be taken in for repair.
If the hook catches the thread from the needle, put everything back together and try threading again.

Posted on Nov 14, 2007

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SOURCE: Singer ProFinish Threading Problem

If you are sure it is threaded correctly, slacken the tension right off and adjust it a bit at a time until you achieve a good stitch. Make sure that the thread comes off the bobbin vertically and does not snag anywhere.

Posted on Apr 24, 2008

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SOURCE: Sewing Machine (brother XL 3200)

Your machine is out of time and needs to be serviced by a technician.
sewman7

Posted on Jul 19, 2008

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SOURCE: bottom of stitch is bunched with alot of thread and machine jams

Try these time savers:
Test your thread quality to start, thread your machine and LIFT the presser foot (this opens the tension disks). Pull your top thread straight back. If you feel no tension no mater how much thread you pull, your thread is good. If that your machine passes that test, then let me know, we can go to step 2. If not, try different spool of thread, same test until you get a smooth pull (tip: always check your thread this way when you thread your machine)
Step 2:
Pull on your threaded bobbin thread while it’s in the machine. Does it pull smooth and even? If so, go to step 3. If not, try a new bobbin (bobbins get bent or distorted if wound too tight).
Clean thoroughly in the hook and bobbin case area and oil 1-2 drop is all.

Posted on Mar 18, 2009

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SOURCE: Singer 457 Zig Zag Sewing Machine not catching bobbin thread.

There are manuals avilable online to purchase for the singer machines, SOrry I was not able to locate a site that has them for free.
.... http://sewingonline.co.uk/singer-manuals.html

Posted on Aug 16, 2009

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