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My singer sensation model 9410 doesn't pick up the bottom thread to make its stitch. What can I do to fix this problem myself.

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Try installing a brand new needle and verify that it is installed with the flat side facing the correct direction in the machine.

If this doesn't improve your situation, most likely your machine has been knocked out of time. Search for sewing machine timing or take it for service.

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The bobbin housing in singer model 9410 keeps moving out of position


After you put the bobbin case in, release it, and then pull on it to make sure it is in correctly.
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Rethread the machine top and bobbin.
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I have a Singer


Which stitch are you using?

To check thread tension for straight stitches, use different colors of thread in your top thread and bobbin. If the top thread shows on the bottom of the fabric, turn the dial counter-clockwise (towards a lower number). If the bottom thread shows on the top, turn the dial clockwise. Do not adjust the tension too much (for example, go from 2 to 2.5 if increasing the tension) at a time; test another set of stitches. Alternatively, you can adjust the bobbin tension in the reverse directions. However, it's very easy to damage the set screw in the bobbin case so do this as a last resort. Since this is a vertical bobbin case, put the bobbin in and hold onto the thread. If the thread moves when you dangle the bobbin case, tighten the screw. Loosen the screw if the thread doesn't pull out of the bobbin when you hold the unit.

For zig-zag decorative stitches lower the tension until the puckering stops. Usually the top thread will show on the bottom of the fabric.

If the tension is not changing when you turn the dial, make sure that the presser foot is down. The sewing machine may need repair. The tension mechanism depends on a spring and that can break. See the Singer site for a parts breakdown and contact your Singer dealer for the parts.

If the top and bottom fabric are not moving at the same rate, you can get a different type of puckering. You may want to get an even feed foot if there are several layers of fabric.

The manual for the 3116 is available from Singer: http://www.singerco.com/uploads/download/438_3116.pdf .

I hope this helps.

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My singer model 237 makes a stitch that doesn't look right. The bottom thread is just goes through the top thread loops under the material


Hi, if stitches are off, there is a problem with balance between the upper and lower stitch adjustments. You have to tweak these. Also, make sure there is no lint in the bobbin case area or under the feeddogs. Here is an excellent blog for 237 Fashion Mate owners. You are lucky to have one of these from the 1960's. http://blog.sew-classic.com/2010/02/02/singer-237-fashion-mate-sewing-machine-reveiw.aspx
Happy Sewing!

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I have a Singer 2662. It has quit picking up the thread to make a stitch.


Try a new needle. If that doesn't work, then the timing is probably off. Check for a broken or stripped gear.

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Singer 9410 bobbin problems


It should not affect the winding, the reason the needle is still going up and down is because the oil has gone dry on the shaft and unless you can get to the shaft where the balance wheel is then it would be wise to take the machine in for a service, loose stitching on the bottom is a tension problem, make sure the top tension is set about 4 or 5

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Be sure you are using a Class 66 bobbin for this Singer machine. Using another style bobbin can cause tension problems and thread looping/bunching.

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Loose stitches on bottom


FYI.. Loops on the bottom, problem is on the top..
Loops on the top, broblem is with the bobbin.

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