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My design sews out and looks great, but when you get to checking, part of the lettering comes unsewed. Like the bobbin thread never caught.

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Be sure you are using a brand-new sharp needle. Needles should be changed often. Verify the tension is set tight enough to slightly pull the bobbin thread up. It could also be possible your machine is slightly out of time.

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Check to ensure your needle is fully inserted and not bent or burred.
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Yes, VERY frustrating! When this has happened to me it has always turned out to be a tiny bit of thread caught in the bobbin assembly. I've rethreaded and rethreaded but could only solve the problem by taking the bobbin assembly apart and finding and removing the caught thread. I use a bright flashlight to help find the caught threads.

Good luck and I sure hope this helps!

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I am having trouble with my bobbin . When I put into the sewing machine and begin to sew the cotton just bunches up and jams . Any suggestions


Hello,
Here are a couple of things to try.

* Un-thread your machine and remove your bobbin. Clean any loose thread or lint out of your
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* Change your bobbin
There could be a nick along the edge of your bobbin spool that’s catching your thread as you
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* When you start to sew a seam, grasp the upper and bobbin thread tails. Hold them back
and out of the way as you sew your first couple of stitches. This will keep them from getting
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Hope this helps.

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