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Threading my singer sewing machine

I need help threading my singer sewing maching, scholastic model 717.
Including the bobbin too. can you help me?

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  • bkath Feb 18, 2008

    I have the thread in the machine correctly.

    I do not have a winding mechanism for the

    bobbin. Mine just is placed in the machine.

    I am not sure what is wrong, but the stitches

    are not good. The top of the fabric looks nice,

    but the underside is bunched up or loopy.

    I can't figure out what the tensions should be

    and I have tried several combinations. I am

    very frustrated since the Scholastic 717 is

    such an old machine. I had it repaired several

    months ago, but haven't tried using it until now.

    Help, I have the babies quilt all cut out.

  • Anonymous Jan 19, 2009

    I do not know how to thread my singer machine



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The flat part of the needle goes toward the back. You may also be using the wrong size needle for your project. Make sure the bobbin is threaded correctly. The bobbin may also need the tension adjusted, small screw on the bobbin case. You may have something lodged, try unthreading the bobbib and moving the large knob on the side back and forth with only the top thread. If there is broken thread etc under there you should be able to see and remove it. I have also used a blow-dryer to blow out dust and fuzz.Remember to oil your machine using the correct oil. Be careful to not force the fabric by either pulling it tight or holding it so that the feed is being forced. There are tutorials at the Singer site if none of this helps you.

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If you turn the handwheel, can you see a metal ring rotating around the outer edge of the bobbin case? If not rotating, broken gear or timing belt off.
If that ring is turning, remove the needle plate and bobbin case. As this ring now rotates, you will a finger on the ring that will pass behind the needle from right to left and it should catch the thread from the eye of the needle. If this finger, the "hook" passes above the eye, you have a timing problem.

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how to wind the bobbin of the singer touch and sew model 625

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