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Husqvarna Sapphire - thread cutter not working

I have checked the little piece of velcro by the cutter and there is nothing sticking to it - when I activate the cutter and watch the process it appears that the bobbin thread is not being carried to the cutter in order for it to be cut. When I use the cutter (and it doesn't work) I end up with four threads instead of two - one bobbin, one upper thread and another thread which is caught up on the right hand-side under the throat plate.

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Does the metal arm come out to grab the threads to cut it? Is there a blade in the metal arm that cuts the tread? I think a standard utility knife cutter blade is the same size (just like the one that cuts the bobbin thread when you put in a new bobbin). What happens when you activate the cutter is the arm comes out, grabs the threads, brings them to the blade which cuts the threads, the velcro by the cutter holds the bobbin thread in place for the next stitch. Otherwise the thread may end up on top and the top thread would not be able to pick it up for the next stitch.

Good luck.

Posted on Sep 26, 2009

  • deborahcha Jul 13, 2014

    Sapphire is a little different in the cutter area. Recommend taking it to an authorized Viking dealer for repair.



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