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Singer 358 race not rotating

The race isn't rotating so the spool thread can't be picked up, can I fix this myself?

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Here's how you set the timing od the Machine alright:
1. Take the side plate off, take the needle plate off.
2. Take the presser foot off, and put a new needle in the machine. 3. Make sure that the needle is in the lowest position and look at the needle bar for the two timing lines. Locate the top line.
4. Then, turn the handwheel toward you until the top line is where the bottom line was.
At this point, the tip of the hook should be directly in the scarf of the needle.
This should set the timing of the machine perfect....

Posted on Jan 05, 2009

Mimito7
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Take the thread completly off the machine and rethread it making sure it goes thru the tension wheel properly.
FYI Loops on the bottom-- Problem is in the threadding.. Loops on the top, problem is with the bobbin.

Posted on Apr 19, 2009

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SOURCE: Sewing machine will not pick up bobbin thread.

needle's in backwards

Posted on Jun 11, 2009

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SOURCE: Singer Pixie - trouble threading bobbin

look at the bobbin direction. if it dont pick up that way, change the direction

Posted on Jun 26, 2009

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SOURCE: Singer 457 Zig Zag Sewing Machine not catching bobbin thread.

There are manuals avilable online to purchase for the singer machines, SOrry I was not able to locate a site that has them for free.
.... http://sewingonline.co.uk/singer-manuals.html

Posted on Aug 16, 2009

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Did you know sewing machine needles can be machined wrong? If your machine isn't picking up the thread, try replacing the needle. If the scarf isn't in the correct place, the hook can't pick up the thread.

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Singer has the manual available on their support site. The direct link to the manual is http://www.singerco.com/uploads/download/1b31eb32672226a4703511ff5673ec1d3cc95d6f.pdf . See page 5 if my description isn't clear. You can also order a copy by using the search feature here: http://www.singerco.com/accessories/instruction-manuals .

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A friend gave me a Singer Tiny tailor 700 Mending machine recently. The lower thread is not coming up when the needle goes up and down. I referred to the manual. But it is not of much help. Please help me...


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Hi!

There may be so many reasons due to which the needle does not pick up the bobbing thread like---

The upper thread could be tangled. Remove the thread commpletely from the machine. The correct size spool cap should be used for the size of the thread spool. Re-thread the machine. Remove the bobbin and make sure the bobbin is threaded properly in the shuttle race. Remove any loose threads or lint in the shuttle race. You could be holding the needle thread too tight. Hold the thread lightly to keep the end from going down into the shuttle. The needle could be thread incorrectly. Thread the needle eye from the front to the back. The needle could be bent or improperly inserted. Install a new needle with the flat side of the needle facing the back.

Please do rate this solution as FixYa and revert for further assistance.

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Hi!
There could be several reasons due to which the thread keeps bunching up underneath. 

It may be due to tangling of upper thread. Remove the thread completely from the machine, use correct size spool cap for the size of the thread spool, re-thread the machine, now remove the bobbin and make sure the bobbin is threaded properly in the shuttle race. Remove any loose threads or lint in the shuttle race.


You could be holding the needle thread too tight. Hold the thread lightly to keep the end from going down into the shuttle.
The needle could be thread incorrectly. Thread the needle eye from the front to the back.
The needle could be bent or improperly inserted. Install a new needle with the flat side of the needle facing the back.

Please rate the solution as FixYa and revert for any clarification.

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