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Janome mc11000 keeps telling me to lower the presser foot when it is already down.

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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

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SOURCE: Presser foot wont raise and lower

Does the presser foot move at all when the machine is first turned on?
Do the needle and feed teeth calibrate when the machine is first turned on?
You probably need to locate your nearest authorized repair center.

Posted on Jun 12, 2008

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SOURCE: Model 6230- presser foot lifter won't move presser foot

That's the problem seized up use a penetrating oil from the top and work it up and down and it should free up

Posted on Jan 14, 2009

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SOURCE: faulty presser foot lifter on a singer 2110/2112.

I have seen these machines with broken presser bar clamps (something inside the head). If it is just a bind then some oil on the presser bar may work, if the clamp is broken then it is probably not worth fixing.
Good luck!

Posted on Jan 31, 2009

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SOURCE: Presser foot lifter is not

Good day norrishmi!!!

I am giving you an instruction manual.You will find the answer by clicking the link bellow:

http://www.sewingmachinesplus.com/media/products/Janome/sewist500/Sewist500_Instruction.pdf

Posted on Aug 15, 2011

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SOURCE: "Lower presser foot" error on SE 270D

This happened to me and I eventually realized that there is a small door flap at the top near the "4" in the threading series that can get stuck open. Normally this flap goes up and down with the presser foot, but if it gets stuck open even when the presser foot is down, tapping it or closing it manually will make the error go away.1_9_2012_12_19_55_am.jpg

Posted on Jan 09, 2012

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I need instuctions on using different presser foot for ja nome schoolmate


Please add a comment with the specific model of Janome Schoolmate sewing machine.

Fpr the Janome Schoolmate S-3015, make sure that the needle is fully up and raise the presser foot. Then press the red button on the back of the presser foot holder to have that foot drop off. Set the pressure dial to 3 before attaching the new presser foot. For snap-on feet, align the pin of the presser foot (the horizontal bar in the middle of the foot) under the presser foot holder. Lower the presser foot holder (using the presser foot height lever) until it locks onto the foot.

For the zipper foot, you need to fit the rear pin on the foot into groove at the back of the presser foot holder. Then lower the presser foot holder onto the zipper foot.

These are shown on page 11 (14 of the PDF) of the manual. You can download the manual here: http://janome.com/en/machines/sewing/schoolmate-s-3015/ . The direct link to the manual is http://janome.com/siteassets/support/manuals/school-models/schoolmate3015.pdf .

For the S-7330, you need to again raise the needle and the presser foot. Press the lever towards (it moves slightly up, not down) the presser foot holder. Then line up the pin on the foot under the presser foot holder and lower the presser foot holder onto the foot so that it locks. This is also in that sewing machine's manual, here: http://janome.com/siteassets/support/manuals/school-models/inst-book-s-7330esf.pdf . See page 14 (18 of the PDF).

I hope this helps.

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Why does the needle keeps getting stuck in the bobbin


Sounds like you've got a thread jam going on. Take the bobbin and bobbin case out, take the needle plate (=throat plate) off the machine, and clean all the lint and bits of thread and other gunge out of there. Reassemble. Rethread with the presser foot up. Fetch up the bobbin thread and pull bobbin and top thread ends under and behind the presser foot. Then start each seam like this:
1. Fabric under the presser foot; lower needle with handwheel or needle up/down key into the beginning of the seam.
2. Drop the presser foot.
3. Hold the ends of the bobbin and top thread behind the presser foot while you take the first 2-3 stitches
4. Drop the thread ends and sew normally.

See also the last pair of photos here: http://www.picturetrail.com/sfx/album/view/22521551

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I have a Janome 6500 Memory Craft and I'm having problems with the thread tension while free motion quilting. No matter what the setting, the bobbin thread keeps popping up on the quilt top! I've only had...


Check this in your manual. I think when you do free motion you have the feed dogs (toothed things the rise up and pull the fabric under the presser foot) locked down but you still have to have the presser foot lowered. When the presser foot is locked in the up position, the tension on the bobbin thread is released.

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HOW DO I ATTACH PRESSER FOOT G TO MY MACHINE??


there are 2 type of presser bar foot clamps
one allows you to snap on the foot--raise & then lower the presser foot holder until the cut out is directly above the pin on the foot,,as you lower the presser foot holder the presser foot will automatically engage when put down on the pin area

the second is a shank & foot combined & there is a screw on the presser bar,,unscrew it some & put the shank up around the screw & retighten the screw

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I bought a janome 5700 a while ago - havent really used it yet and I'm sure this is a stupid ques - I dont have a manual how do you lower the presser foot?


try here for the manual http://www.sewingmanuals.com/

To lower the foot look for a black, square tab you would use your left hand to move up and down
If its anything like my janome 8000 and 9000 you'll have heaps of fun with it!

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