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Problem with thread getting caught under bobbin holder


have you applied any lubricant to the bobbin holder the one that holds the bobbin? I would suggest using your manual and lube your machine. sounds to me like your mechanism is sticking.

Jun 08, 2015 | Janome Sewist 625e

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My machine will not pick up thread frombobbin


  • Make certain there is no loose thread caught under the needle plate and in the rotating hook area. Clear any fluff
  • Check that the needle is not bent, is in the correct way round and is pushed all the way up into place.
  • Check that you have threaded the machine the correct way, especially the needle.
  • Insert the bobbin into the carrier with the thread the correct way round and under the spring; as per the instruction manual.
  • Check that the rotating hook is correctly seated. You might like to put ONE drop of oil, spread around the bit where the hook fits.
  • Insert the bobbin carrier into place, checking that it is locked-in.
  • Hold the top thread towards the rear of the machine as you turn the machine's wheel in a forward direction.
  • If the thread does not pick up after a few attempts it may well be that the timing has slipped. You can check this visually by removing the needle plate and looking to see if the hook passes the needle and picks up the thread when the eye of the needle is below the point of the hook. You turn the hand-wheel slowly to do this.
There are a number of YouTube videos which show how to check/reset the timing.

Mar 08, 2015 | Sewing Machines

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Hand wheel wont turn to raise needle.


If handwheel does not turn, you may have thread jammed in the hook. First try to force the handwheel BACKWARDS to try to force thread back out of hook. If handwheel turns, look around hook area and you will probably see a small piece of thread. Remove it with tweezers. To help eliminate this from happening, be sure to hold the needle thread when starting off.

Jan 18, 2015 | Brother Computerized Sewing/Quilting...

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My sewing machine thread is sticking around the drop feed control


There are several possibilities, but the most likely is you have a burr on the needle plate that is catching the thread. Run your finger over the plate, and if you feel a rough spot, use an Emory board to smooth it. You can also easily replace it. Sewing Parts online has a replacement plate for $12.99, by the way, and I'm going to provide the direct link below.

Another possibility is the bobbin is not correctly wound, the bobbin case is not correctly inserted, the surface of the bobbin case has a rough spot (solve an Emory board the same way), the needle is not all the way up in the clamp, you did not thread with the presser foot UP, or your bobbin is warped. To determine that, roll it down a flat surface. If it wobbles, it's warped. Needle Plate Singer 416472401

Oct 02, 2014 | Singer Sewing Machines

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Thread a bobbin on a 5825c


If you mean the Singer 5285C, the manual is available from Singer here: http://www.singerco.com/uploads/download/449_5_6_8_10_slide.pdf . The diagram for winding the bobbin is on page 14 and inserting the bobbin is on page 15.

I'll attempt to walk through the steps. Push in on the indent on the hand wheel to lock the needle in the current position (note rotate the needle up first). Then with a spool on the spool pin and the cap securely holding the spool on the pin, snap the thread through the thread guide post (near the center back of the top of the machine). Then wind the thread clockwise through the bobbin tension guide (towards the center front of the top of the machine). Next run the thread through the hole in the bobbin (inside to outside). Place the bobbin on the bobbin spindle on the front of the machine near the right hand side of the machine. Hold onto the thread end at the bobbin and start pushing down of the foot controller. Fill the bobbin to the amount of thread that you need, or until it stops. Cut the thread going from the spool to the bobbin.. Remove the bobbin from the spindle and trim the thread end that is sticking through the hole in the bobbin. Press the hand wheel disc on the side opposite from the indent.

Inserting the bobbin requires you to lift the presser foot and have the needle in the highest position. Slide open the face plate and remove the empty or wrong color bobbin. With the hole in the bobbin up, pull about 4" of thread off the bobbin. Place the bobbin in the bobbin case and hold it down lightly with a finger. Guide the thread through the notch near the front of the bobbin case. Then lead the thread down into the slot on the left and then around the second notch. The thread should be heading towards the center of the bobbin (left to right). Pull the thread diagonally back to the back of the machine and slide the bobbin cover closed. The thread should be coming up through the opening between the cover and the needle faceplate. To pull up the bobbin thread, thread the needle and then hold onto this top thread. Rotate the hand-wheel towards you until the needle rises above the needle plate. Gently tug on the top thread to bring up the loop of thread. Separate the needle thread from the bobbin thread with your fingers. Bring the top thread through the left side opening in the presser foot and then pull both threads to the back of the machine.

I hope this helps.

Cindy Wells

May 24, 2013 | Sewing Machines

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Needle keeps unthreading???? HELP!!!


Ok... so now that you have the length of thread the proper length to start a seam. Are you holding the threads when you start to sew?

Is your needle the proper size for your thread and project?...
Also check the throat plate (where the needle goes through to the bobbin) is it in good shape... or does it show stab marks from the needle? If it shows stab marks.... it could be damaged an may need replaced.

I advise putting your project away and only using scrap pieces to sew on until you get this issue resolved.

Sep 04, 2012 | Sewing Machines

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Not quite sure, but, cannot get bobbin thread to catch with upper thread. the bobbin casing doesn't rotate to catch upper thread from needle


First please double check that the flywheel clutch in engaged and not in bobbin winding mode, ie the inner knob is locked by holding outer flywheel and turning inner wheel away from you.

If you remove the needle plate and bobbin cover and turn the flywheel manually can you see the hook rotating at all?

If the needle is going up and down and the rotary hook is not rotating, then my guess will be that the pinon gear down in the free arm area has failed and will need to be replaced. You don't say what model but if it is a star series you should be able to remove the top plate on the free arm by undoing one screw and exposing this area to confirm this. If its a Stella or Lotus it won't be so easy to view. Either way, if its a Swiss made Elna parts are still available and there are serviceman around who can do this repair. If you are in the USA I would suggest you browse www.whitesewingcenter for parts/repair info on Swiss Elnas.

Or try www.sewingpartsonline.com and search by your model number to see the parts available.

May 16, 2011 | Elna Sewing Machines

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Bobbin holder won't stay put


If the bobbin case/holder is trying to lift up and the thread is staying partly around it, your bobbin case may have turned part way.
Remove the needle plate and the bobbin case. The outer edges of the bobbin case should be very smooth. I suspect you may see a needle hole in the flat area that was under the foot. If so, you will probably wish to take it to your dealer and show them. They may smooth it or recommend replacing it. When the bobbin case is placed back into the hook cup that it sets in, the retainer at the 11 o'clock position on it should only allow the case to lift up about 0.8 to 1mm at the most. If it will lift up more than this, press down firmly on the retainer and move it closer to the bobbin case. You must have enough room for the thread to pass between the retainer and the bobbin case, but too much clearance will allow the bobbin case to turn in the machine and it will be damaged by the needle.

Apr 09, 2009 | Husqvarna Viking 1

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Kenmore sewing machine older model 1345381


hi! there wind thread on bobbins winder 4 times by your hand rotate clockwise,insert in shaft bobiins winder on top of your machine near hand wheel push latch to engage loop thread on disc winder tension start your machine on pedal foot automatically winder disengage if already filled up of thead pull this winder and insert to bobbins casing insert thread to slot and pull out winder 6411c87.jpgshould rotate clockwise as shown.insert on shuttle hook casing and close cover needle plate.next thread your upper

97b52e8.jpgthreading tension as shown on red threading from spool pull threading and loop to dial tension threading and insert thread to lever needle and to needle hole tip. pull tread under the needle foot and feeder tooth.rotate hand wheel counter clockwise to hook up thread bobbibs and appear at top of needle plate,teo thread shoul appear,set dial tension to # 3 and stich to # 8 range to # 12 depend on fabric and layer of fabrics and set on straight stich sewing,let needle on upper position insert fabric for trial sewiing.put down foot needle lever. manually by hand rotate for assurance needle is free to sew if obtruction on loop bobbins thread occurs adjust all tension gradually then try again until free from sewing w/o problem star sewing.

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