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Can't figure out how to thread a Singer AK30037

No manual for the machine and tried threading it but the thread keeps pulling out of the needle when you try to sew?

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There are generally markings on the machine; if you have followed those, you need to know that before stitching, you must draw the bobbin thread up to the top, and then hold both top and bottom threads loosely when you start up.

Posted on Jan 22, 2014

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SOURCE: singer quantum sewing machine won't pick up bobbin thread

Try changing your needle

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SOURCE: I need to load the bobbin for my singer 247, I have no manual

I am a veteran seamstress and I may be able to help you. it sounds as though you just have the wrong needle in the machine or the needle is in backwards.. Machine needles are different lengths according to what machine it is. The needle could also be dull on the point. Try this and see if it helps. Also your local sew shop can help you no charge if you just go in and talk with them. The techs enjoy helping for the most part I have discovered.

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SOURCE: Singer CG 550 Top thread keeps wraping around the bobbin and jam

Have you checked the top thread is correctly placed in the spring of the bobbin case?

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Check this web page
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I can't figure out what the thread guide is on my singer machine to thread the thread through to the needle?


The biggest problem most people face when having troubles pull the bobbin thread up is one of the following.

Wrong needle size (or broken/bent or otherwise damaged needle)
Needle is not fully set into the needle bar.
Needle is not correctly oriented.

Pulling up the bobbin thread is a simple matter of threading the upper thread, and inserting the bobbin with about 6 inches hanging loose. Grasp the top thread lightly.... turn the wheel counter clockwise one full revolution (the needle will go down and back up.) Just pull the top thread slightly and you should see the loop come through the throat plate. Use something like your scissor point to swipe under the presser foot to help retrieve the bobbin thread.

What is the model of your machine?

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My singer curvy 8780 has a timing issue the needle is scraping on the bobbin casement and will not sew,cleaned and oiled, changed needle turned off and on. any suggestions?


Good day!

please try this simple tips:

Good day!

A sewing machine operator can often help themselves when their machine does not operate properly.
Here are some simple instructions, which if properly used can save time and mechanics service calls.
TROUBLE;UPPER THREAD KEEPS BREAKING;
This could be trouble;================Do this;
1.Top tension to tight================loosen tension 1 turn
2.Machine improperly threaded=========check threading
3.Thread twisted on guide post========"
4.Thread twisted out of tension======="
5.Take up spring bent or broken=======Check action of spring
6.Thread jumped off pull off finger===Check threading
7.Needle bent or burred===============new needle
8.Bad cone of thread==================try another cone
TROUBLE;LOWER THREAD KEEPS BREAKING;
1.Bobbin tensionspring to tight=======Loosen tension slightly
2.Bobbin threaded wrong===============check threading
3.Bobbin wound to tight or uneven=====try new bobbin
4.lint or thread on bobbin case=======clean inside case
5.Lint or thread inside hook==========clean inside hook
6.Bobbin case nicked bent or burred===check/change case
TROUBLE;MACHINE STARTED SKIPPING STITCHES;
1.Needle bent or burred===============change
2.Needle set in crooked===============Check
3.Thread jumped off take up spring====check threading
4.Thread jumped off pull off finger===check threading
TROUBLE STITCHES SHOWING LOOPS;
1.Forming loops on top of cloth=======Tighten bobbin tension
======================================or loosen top tension.
2.forming loops on bottom of cloth====Tighten top tension
3.Bobbin placed in case incorrectly===remove and replace
4.Bobbin thread slipped from under====check threading of
tension===============================bobbin case
5.Lint or thread in top tension=======clean between tension discs


Thank you and good luck.

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My new Singer Stylist 7258 keeps getting a message code C4 and I can't find anything wrong with it. Please advise.


I looked in my manual, it says that C4 means that the thread is tangled or there bobbin was interrupted forcibly. Turn off and totally rethread your machine with presser foot up, insert a new needle and try again. Do this test, with the presser foot up, pull top thread, it should move easily, now lower presser foot, pull thread, it should barely move. This should seat the thread in the tension discs properly. I have this same machine, and love it.

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try sewusa loads of manuals and sewing diagrams. Since its a older machine.I would clean and oil it also.Lint can cause all kinds of issues.

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Will not sew a locked stitch and the thread keeps pulling out of the needle. Perhaps I have it threaded wrong. I cannot find the manual that came with the machine.


Maybe the needle isn't in correctly. The flat side of the needle faces right, Also, manual says it will use only Singer Red Band regular point style 2020 size 14 needles. I would think any brand, regular point, size 14 would work.

Threading this dog it not intuitive, and keeping it threaded is a continous task.
Next: Threading
!. Unwinding off spool clockwise --- up from the back through the **** on top . Do NOT wrap thread around tension disc (little round thingy) that is at the ****.

2.On the left end of the knob that looks like a sideways spool there are two silver discs. Slide the thread between them. Make sure it doesn't jump out (at any point during your task)and go one step to the left, between disc and sewing machine. Then down to:

3.Thread straight through 1/4" metal loop at knob-like thread guide. then thread makes a u-shaped trip up the knob-shaped guide to the take-up lever.. Thread tends to slip behind this guide, but needs to stay in the center.

4. Through the take-up lever, right to left, then down to thread guide next to needle, pulls through from back to front then through needle left to right.

OR IT could be the bobbin holder....not even going there right now. Good luck.
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Thread the machine as if you were going to sew. When you thread the needle, pull the thread off to the left and wrap it around the thumb screw on the left and just above the needle. Wrap it only 2 or 3 times and hold the end of the thread. With bobbin in place and the face plate slid open, push the thumb lever on the left under the face plate to the left. Begin to 'sew'. As you do, the bobbin will wind and the thread you are holding will detach. Once the bobbin is full to the outside line, slide the face plate the closed position. As it closes, it will release the thumb lever. Put the needle in the slightly lowered position and slide something blunt under the pressure foot pulling thread from both the bobbin and the needle; cut the thread when you've pulled it out sufficiently.

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I need to load the bobbin for my singer 247, I have no manual


I am a veteran seamstress and I may be able to help you. it sounds as though you just have the wrong needle in the machine or the needle is in backwards.. Machine needles are different lengths according to what machine it is. The needle could also be dull on the point. Try this and see if it helps. Also your local sew shop can help you no charge if you just go in and talk with them. The techs enjoy helping for the most part I have discovered.

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If you are using a threadcutter on the Left side of the machine, it may not leave enough slack when you go to start a new stitch, and as the needle decends, the thread is pulled through the eye.

Just try to pull a little more thread through before you recommence.......just why manufacturers would locate a threadcutter where it will not quite allow enough slack thread for the needle to move down for the next stitch without unthreading the needle is one of life's great imponderables.

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