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What settings for a straight stitch on the brother XL-1530?

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SOURCE: Brother XL--2600 Sewing Machine not picking up Stitches at all!

Take the thread out, Take the needle plate out Watch as the needle comes comes down, make sure the hook is just above the eye of the the needle as it makes its pass by the scarf of the needle if not refer to my post on timing.

Posted on Jun 02, 2010

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-Your width dial will also control where the needle sews (on the left side or the foot, right, center....)

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