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The needle keep on breaking because it stich on the plate

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Your needle alignment may need to be adjusted. Sometimes this happens if you pull the material rather than let the machine feed it. I took my HV in and it was alignment. For less than 30.00 they realigned it and now works like a charm, no more breaking needles!

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Keep breaking needles when i put down presser foot to sew iwant to sew straight stich to hem a curtain


If the needle is hitting something, make sure you have the machine set for straight stitch and the needle is in the center position. If it is still hitting and breaking, then the machine is out of adjustment and needs to be repaired.

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The top tread breaks after about 1inch when trying to do chain stich on my janome cover stich machine


Could be the result of several things. There could be some gunk or threads stuck in the tension disk. Be sure to remove the thread and rethread from the beginning in the order specified. ALWAYS RAISE the presser foot when threading!!!! If you haven't tried a brand new needle, do so, and make sure it is pushed all the way up and installed with the flat side facing the correct direction. Some machines recommend #90 as the largest needle to use. Also, perhaps the needle eye is too small to accommodate the thread. Watch where the thread is breaking to give you an idea of where the problem may originate. Try a different brand of thread. Sometimes black thread causes issues because the heavy dye affects the thread. Set the tensions at the midway point and then loosen the tension on that one needle. There could also be a burr or rough spot somewhere along the threadpath that is catching the thread. Last idea--could be a timing issue.

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When it back stich the thread breaks or fray ,whay is this happening?


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Mar 11, 2015 | Janome Sewing Machines

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Keeps breaking needles


Slow down and watch what you sew over.
No needle is going to sew through the metal part of a zipper.
With many layers of fabric you have to slow down. If you have multiple layers of a thick fabric you may have to resort to using the hand wheel to get through the layers.
Another tip would be to not pull on the fabric. The machine is capable of "feeding" the fabric at the rate it requires. When sewing with many yards of fabric the weight of the fabric may create a pull on the needle. If the needle is pulled so that it no longer goes through the need plate properly it will hit the metal of the needle plate and break. Instead rest your hands on either side of the fabric and gently steer the fabric. Do not pull it out of the back of the machine or shove it into the needle. With large yardages wad up the fabric around the machine so that the weight of the fabric isn't causing strain around the needle.
One other tip. If you have a needle plate in your machine that only supports straight stiching, that is one with a needle hole that is just big enough for the needle to move up and down, and you switch to a zig-zag stitch, you will break the needle. Most factory installed needle plates have a needle hole large enough to support the largest zig-zag that the machine can support. But some machines have custom needle plates (for quilting) that only support a straight stitch.

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Omega Serger 303 SI thread keeps breaking. How to fix it.


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When i sew on my LS-1 the stiches are not catching sometimes they do for afew stiches but then get tangeled up at then end of the needle and starts to break


I would change the needle, in case there a burr or it's bent
clean under the needle plate & in the bobbin area for lint or loose threads

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Needles are breaking and the machine skips stiches


Hi there,

Well there are many reason for that problem you may check out one by one -
1. TENSION - check out the upper tension.
2. BOBBIN.
3. NEEDLE -many times a seamstress will get in a hurry and not give the needle a second thought when putting a new one in the machine. If your machine will not pick up the bottom thread or skips stitches badly, in most cases it's because the needle is in wrong.
4. NEEDLE PLATE.
Post comments for further help or information.....

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Hi, there i have a problem with my PFAFF1050s sewing machine when i saw , the machine doesn't stich any more and the threads keeps on breaking? any solution, p'se


here are some suggestions
change the needle & make sure it's inserted correctly-flat side to the back, unless other wise stated in the operation manual
check the tension usually 3 or 4 is good
clean under the needle plate where the feed dogs are for lint
clean in the bobbin area for lint or loose threads
rethread the machine
check to make sure the bobbin is wound correctly & inserted correctly
check the thread to make sure it's not notty

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(A)Put in a new needle and rethread from the beginning. Make sure the take-up hook is threaded. Also, (B) clean lint out - sewing machines have very small margin for error when lint pushes everything out of alignment. Mostly, it sounds like your thread is stuck somewhere, which can even be at the spool, so (A).

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Elna SU missing stiches and breaking thread


it sounds like the needle hook timing is out. You need to get the needle in the lowest position and measure the gap from the needle to the hook point on the bobbin shuttle. It should be 1/4". You will need to remove the foot and foot plate to be able to see. I use a 1/4" drill bit as a gauge. If you need to adjust it, you will need to remove the free arm cover to the right of the foot and loosen the 2 allen head screws that hold the drive gear. Adjust the gap, tighten the screws and retry. Usually if the needle catches the thread to early, it will make a bad stitch and the upper thread will break. If it catches to late, it will make thread loops and the machine will skip stitches. Good luck, these are a good machine and worth fixing. Phil

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