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Your upper tension may also be to tight

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Read manual as to setting lower bobbin tension

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How do I turn off THE BOBBIN winder on a Bernette 65 sewing machine?


The bobbin spindle needs to be moved to the left in the slot to disengage the winding mechanism. (It may be easier to do this with the bobbin on the spindle. The bobbin and spindle should be moved to the right after putting the bobbin on for winding.)

The directions and pictures for winding the bobbin are on page 30-31 of the manual. The manual is available from Bernina on their support page for the out-of-print Bernette machine manuals: .http://www.bernina.com/en-US/Support-US/Out-of-Print-Manuals/bernette-manuals/Bernette-Sewing-Machines . The direct link to the Bernette 65 manual is here: http://www.bernina.com/getdoc/6d2754b8-af09-4edb-a6a6-7a4c57965b8d/bernette-55-65-80e-90e .

I hope this helps.

Cindy Wells

Oct 13, 2015 | Bernina BERNETTE 65 Mechanical Sewing...

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Why won't my Bernette 65 pick up the bobbin thread


Try changing the needle

Try rethreading the machine top and bobbin

Make sure the bobbin is turned the correct way In the bobbin case

It's possible that the machine needs to be checked for a timing problem

Aug 14, 2013 | Bernina BERNETTE 65 Mechanical Sewing...

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Upper thead will not catch bobbin thead


try a new needle--make sure the needle is the correct one for the fabric
being sewed
try rethreading the machine top and bobbin
make sure to use every thread guide
try a different bobbin--make sure the bobbin is turned the correct way
in the bobbin case
if the suggestion don't help then the machine may need to be checked for a timing problem

Dec 20, 2012 | Sewing Machines

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I have the Deco 600 and it's a workhorse! I love the machine. I just had it serviced and now when I embroidery and use white bobbin thread it shows on top. I have tried adjusting the tension like the...


I have a 600 also...have you changed brand of white thread? Sometimes it can be the design you are embroidering that will bring bobbin thread to the top. I use the prewound bobbins--very thin thread & tightly wound.

Jun 15, 2011 | Bernina Bernette Deco 600

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My machine is not picking up the bobbin thread


check the needle to see if it's damaged
make sure to have a 3-5 inch thread tail on the bobbin
then make sure the top thead has a 3-5 inch tail , then hold the top thead with your fingers( away from the needle) & with the other hand use the handwheel on the right hand side of the sewing machine & slowly manually let down the needle into the bobbin area & see if the bobbin thread will come up that way

Sep 26, 2010 | Euro-Pro Shark 60 - 384

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The bottom thread gets loose and tangles, just the bottom stitsch is not proper


This can happen when the machine is threaded with the presser foot down.

What looks like a problem with the bobbin thread is actually the top thead not seating into the tension control during threading.

When the foot is up, the tension opens and accepts the thead. When the foot is down, the tension is closed and then when you sew, the loose top thead cannot form a tight stitch with the bobbin thread and it is pulled to the bottom.

May 01, 2010 | Kenmore 15358

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Bernina Bernette 600 Deco embroidery machine


It could be that there is a loose piece of thread, or some fluff which is obstructing the tension gauge. Try blowing around the theading area (or even run the hoover pipe near it to see if you can **** it out). I cleared mine by folding a piece of non fluffy material and rubbing gently between the tension dial and machine.

Good luck

May 19, 2008 | Bernina Bernette Deco 600

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