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Brother sewing machine vx1120 Ithink won't pick up bobbin thread

I have tried retheading, cleaned bobbin case still won't pick up bobbin thread

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    the sewing machine won't pick up the bobbin thread

  • Anonymous Mar 27, 2014

    Sewing machine won't pick up the bobbin thread



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Have you tried other thread and a different bobbin?  The tension screw on the bobin case could be too tight.

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