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THE NEEDLE IS NOT PICKING UP THE THREAD. I LOST OUR MANUAL. REALLY NEED A REPLACEMENT!

NOTHING, DONT WANT TO DAMAGE ANYTHING!

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Hi
try going Manuals for manuals online.com
Look for your brand first and then

The sewing machine you will probably have to have the serial number as well. should work
all the best
kolbrun

Posted on Dec 04, 2014

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How do I put bobbin in despite machine


The needle could be facing the wrong direction. The owners manual should show how to do this. On most machines, the flat part faces the back of the machine. But if the bobbin case is installed from the left side rather than from the front, the needle's flat side may face the right side of the machine. In the latter case, the thread is threaded from the left side through the needle's eye.

Be sure you are using a brand new needle. A bent/damaged needle may not pick up the bobbin thread.

If it still does not pick up the bobbin thread, the needle/hook timing may be off. There are multiple web sites and videos discussing sewing machine timing, or you can take it for service.

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My singer model 1007 isn't threading.


Here is a manual for your machine (if you need one):

https://www.sewshop.com/1007_Singer_Instruction_Manual___pdf_format_-8-4055-5653.html


If by "threading," you mean the needle is not picking up the bobbin thread, the first thing to do is install a brand new needle. If the needle is damaged/bent, sometimes it will not connect properly with the bobbin thread.

If it is still not picking up the thread, then most likely there is a needle/hook timing issue when the needle arrives at the bobbin thread at the wrong time in order to make the connection. There are many web sites and videos on the internet that provide instructions on how to correct the timing. Otherwise, you could take it for service.

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Needle will not pick up bobbin thread


could be the bobbin thread tension is too tight or not out long enough to move around the case
could ne needle and hook timing where the needle and the hook are not in the correct place for the hook to pick up the needle thread
could be the needle in installed incorrectly so the cut away section is not in place to enable the hook to pick up the thread
If you have broken a needle just before the problem it could be the timing has moved and needs resetting
If none of these work for you, take it in to any service shop and have it properly diagnosed

Mar 24, 2016 | Sewing Machines

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I need a repair manual or need to know why when i try to sew it wont pick up the bobbin thread


The easiest thing to try is replace the needle with a brand-new needle. If the needle is bent or damaged, it may not be engaging with the bobbin thread correctly. Also make sure it is installed with the flat side facing the correct direction. Be sure to Raise the presser foot before threading the upper thread so it will seat properly in the tension disks.

Perhaps the following will offer some help:

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Dec 20, 2015 | Sewing Machines

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Top thread will not pick up the bobbin thread. Machine is threaded correctly and am using a new needle. Bobbin case is clean and oiled.


(1) Check the needle or replace with a new one. A needle has a groove in one side of it and that is the side that the thread enters the needle. Some thread from the side and some from the front.
(2) Before sewing, manually turn the wheel to make the needle go down while holding the needle thread with your left hand. When the bottom thread pulls up, pull both threads toward the back of the machine before sewing.
(3) Make sure your pressure foot has been lowered. Sounds silly, but if you lift is high it might just look like it is engaged.
(4) Try it on two ply fabric first and try both a straight stitch and a zig zag and see if you have problems with both.
(5) Make sure your thread is really machine thread and not hand sewing thread.
(6) Make sure the bobbin thread is feeding off the bobbin spool in the right direction.
(7) Anything other than these is probably a tension problem or a timing problem.

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What is the problem when the top thread wont pick up the bobbin thread


1) Check the needle or replace with a new one. A needle has a groove in one side of it and that is the side that the thread enters the needle. Some thread from the side and some from the front.
(2) Before sewing, manually turn the wheel to make the needle go down while holding the needle thread with your left hand. When the bottom thread pulls up, pull both threads toward the back of the machine before sewing.
(3) Make sure your pressure foot has been lowered. Sounds silly, but if you lift is high it might just look like it is engaged.
(4) Try it on two ply fabric first and try both a straight stitch and a zig zag and see if you have problems with both.
(5) Make sure your thread is really machine thread and not hand sewing thread.
(6) Make sure the bobbin thread is feeding off the bobbin spool in the right direction.
(7) Anything other than these is probably a tension problem or a timing problem.

Feb 23, 2011 | Brother LS-2125 Mechanical Sewing Machine

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My machine is not picking up the stitches. I have rethreaded, checked needle and tension.


try these suggestions
Not picking up thread can be several issues
1.bobbin is miss wound
2. bobbin case isn't snapped in properly
3. you're using the wrong type bobbin
4. needle is bent or burred
5. check bobbin area for lint & loose threads
6. little oil--check operation manual for this
7.machine is out of time --done by service tech
8.check automatic thread cutter to see if it’s bent
but most of the time the issue is once again mis-threading or the thread coming off take up lever
sewing machine needles put in incorrectly
Check & make sure needle is in the needle holder correctly.
Check your manual for threading diagram
check bobbin area including case for lint & loose threads
Take the needle plate off & clean under neath it ( if your machine has screws that hold the needle plate on be careful NOT TO DAMAGE THE SCREWS) because a damaged screw that has a burr on it can pull fabric
Each time you start to sew
1.make sure there’s 2 to 3 inches of top thread when you put the needle down for the bobbin thread
2.make sure there is a 2 to 3 inch of bobbin thread so the top thread can pick it up
3.Pull the tail of the top and bobbin thread behind the presser foot
hope these help--please rate this with the thumbs in the upper right hand corner-thank you

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Needle will not pick up thread from bobbin


Was the old needle picking up the bobbin thread ok? If it was, then there's nothing wrong with the machine. Check that the needle is inserted correctly--there's a flat side on the shank of the needle and where that goes varies widely by machine. Then check that it's threaded properly.


(I once had my needle in backwards and threaded wrong--took the machine to the shop cause I was sure my baby was broken. Cost me $85.00 to find out that on that particular machine the flat side of the needle faces left!)

Let me know if this helps!

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Jan 24, 2010 | PfaFF Sewing Machines

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im not!
it needs a good service the timeing has sliped out a little, nothing more that that,,,see its not a lost cause just yet

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Possibly the needle is inserted incorrectly. This machine thread front to back so the flat side of the needle needs to be on the back of the machine.
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