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My bobbin thread keeps breaking. I rethreaded everything and noticed that the thread coming from the bobbin was very tight so I loosened the bobbin screw but it is still hard to pull through. I blew out all the fiber dust and loosened the screw some more but still tight and I noticed that when I was sewing the bobbin thread was lying flat and the needle thread was doing all the looping which indicates the bobbin thread is too tight but I have the bobbin so the tread is way looser than it is suppose to be.

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Be sure you haven't missed a loop while threading the bobbin. If that's not it, check how well the bobbin is turning on the spindle. If it is threaded properly and you have cleaned it, I suspect you will find some damage to the bobbin that is causing it to bind on the spindle. If you have another bobbin, try it and see what happens.

Post back to let me know what you find.

Posted on Oct 19, 2007

  • Michael  Lindley
    Michael Lindley Oct 21, 2007

    Just wanting to follow up on your sewing machine and see what you found.




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