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Zig zag stitch not foewarding on fabric

Bottom fabric not advancing

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Have you checked that the dog teeth are rotating to carry the fabric through. Sometimes if there is an embroidery feature to the machine the dog teeth may have dropped. There will be a button,slider or switch to drop the teeth. ALso check that the foot is fully down. Failing that it could be the timing and that needs a machine mechanic

Posted on Mar 28, 2014

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SOURCE: zig zag stitches are not holding

When ever a machine is jamming up the bobbin thread, it is a result of your top tension. It is either set to low (under 4), or the thread has come out of the take-up lever. Check your threading, fromt he spool pin, down to 2 and up to 3. Three is the take up lever. From the take-up lever down to 4. Set the thread behind the thread guide and thread the needle form front to back. Low quailtu thread 9dual duty or all purpose) can also create this problem.

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Posted on Sep 02, 2008

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