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Once all 3 threads are threaded through the gadgets, I'm not sure where each thread is suppose to be positioned through the footer

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Brother 700e


Try these suggestions
1. Change needle
2. Rethread the machine--top --make sure to use every thread guide
3. Take the bobbin out --make sure it is inserted correctly into the bobbin
Case, & make sure the bobbin is turned the correct way
4. make sure the thread has not come off the thread take up lever
5. Clean under the needle plate & in the bobbin area for lint or threads

Aug 16, 2012 | Brother SE-270D Computerized Sewing...

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I cannot thread the machine. Specifically, I cannot get thread through the part that almost pops up when theflywheel is turned. How can I get thread through that? I also need a refreshed on threading the...


make sure the flywheel has been turned to where the needle is in it's highest position. Take the thread through #1 (machine should be labeled) and that should be a metal "notch" that holds the thread underneath to guide you down to #2 and if I'm not mistaken the thread guide for #3 is where you are having trouble. If your needle is in its highest position, then the metal guide inside the machine slot will also be at its highest position. Just take the thread back up, pull it back towards the back of the machine straight up and down in a 90 degree angle. When you pull the thread back, it should go through the slot opening. Once you have pulled it all the way back it should catch on to the metal mechanism in that slot. Then you pull the thread back down and continue on with steps 4 and 5 (threading), just look for the numbers on the machine...

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I cannot get the bobbin thread to catch and pull through the footer wen trying to thread the machine?


Make sure your bobbin is placed in correctly. Thread is counterclockwise as you place bobbin in the metal piece. Pull thread end through sliver in metal piece. Hold on to movable metal latch then lock the bobbin in place. Bobbin should not fall out but is able to rotate. Rotate the wheel on the furthest right of your Singer 1507 machine towards you to move the needle downward. The top thread should then be able to catch and pull up the bobbin thread.

Dec 02, 2010 | Singer 1507

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The top thread won't catch the bobbin thread to pull it through. It almost seems like it doesn't go around to pick it up. Or is the bobbin thread supposed to pop up more for pick up? This is my Mom's...


check the needle to see if it's damaged
have a thread tail for the top thread & bobbin thread of 3-4 inches
try this & see if it helps you
make sure there's a 3-4 inch bobbin thread then, hold the top thread tail (3-4 inches) with your fingers away from the needle & then use the handwheel on the right side of the machine & lower the needle down into the bobbin area & see if it pick up the bobbin thread that way
make sure there's no lint or loose threads in bobbin area

Sep 24, 2010 | Sewing Machines

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Threading rl-635 serger--wife is trying to tread this machine and the lower something or other doesn't work. Cannot find a manual, and the tape they sent with the machine is all messed up.


Sergers can be a bear! One miscue and - well you know. My old serger was threatened more than once.

Are the instructions for this model printed on the inside of the door or on the machine?

Note every guide and make sure none are missed.

Raise the thread antenna to it's highest position.

Raise the presser foot and turn the tensions to zero.

Start threading with the upper looper, making sure the loopers are not crossed.

The upper looper is the one that appears to be taking the thread toward the needles.

Make sure the threads do not cross as you then thread the lower looper (this one appears to be taking the thread away from the needles).

Lastly - thread the needles; right needle first.

Take the ends of the thread under the presser foot and toward the left side of the presser foot.

Lower the presser foot and set the tensions back to 3 - 6.

Stitch a chain of thread before stitching fabric.

If this works, and I sincerely hope it does, never let the serger run out of thread.

Snip the thread near the cone and tie off snugly with the new thread.

Lift the presser foot and open the tensions and stitch or gently pull the thread toward the back of the serger. The knots should clear all but the eye of the needles - stop, cut before the knot reaches the eyes

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My auto thread component is not egaging the thread down to the needle.


Need more information. Is the auto thread component going down to the needle? Is
it missing the needle hole? If this is the problem, make sure that the needle position is in the correct position by pushing the needle position button. This will bring the needle to correct height for the thread to be inserted. I had a problem similar and it was because the needle was not in the correct position. When using the thread insertion press it slowly and watch to see where the insertion part is going.

Oct 29, 2009 | Brother CS-8150 Computerized Sewing...

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Machine is not pulling the bobbin thread


1. Put in a new needle, make sure the flat side is facing the rear of the machine.
2. Take the thread off the top of your machine. Rethread the top of the machine, with the presser foot in the up position. Make sure you thread the take up lever. The take up lever is the lever that disappears and then reappears near the top left of the machine. The thread goes to that lever after the tension unit.
3. Put your tension dial on 5 or 6
4. Make sure your bobbin case it threaded properly, when you pull on the thread once it's up through the hole in the needle plate, you should feel "slight" resistance.
5. When you turn the Hand wheel on the side of the machine, turn it only towards you, never towards the rear of the machine. Try to pick up the bobbin thread now, if it still doesn't work, you need to take it to a service tech.

Oct 17, 2009 | Husqvarna Sewing Machines

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Brother CS-80 will not always thread the needle when I depress the thread cannister.


I get this problem too. I found that it might be because I've moved the wheel while sewing previously and the needle doesn't go back to where it's supposed to be to be auto threaded correctly. To solve it, I just push the canister down until the threading parts are lowered. Once I see where the threader is positioned, I use the wheel to adjust the needle height to where the threader is, then I push the canister down all the way, and the needle is threaded. Hope it works for you!

Feb 22, 2009 | Brother CS-80

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Threading a husqvarna huskylock 1001L serger


Solution taken from "Handbook for Huskylock Sewing Machine Models 1001L/1000L/1000"

1. Raise the presser foot by using presser foot lever. When the presser foot is raised, the two thread tension discs in the thread tension control panel are released so that thread passes freely between them. Otherwise thread tension may not be correct.

Important! When threading the needle, always be sure to lift the presser foot lever, and also take care to thread in the proper order.

Threading order:
1. Upper looper thread (green)
2. Lower looper thread (blue)
3. Double chain stitch looper thread (purple) in case of 5 thread stitch or double chain stitch
4. Right needle thread (red)
5. Left needle thread or double chain needle thread (yellow)

Caution!
Because the left thread tension dial (yellow) is used for either the left needle or the double chain stitch needle, these needles will never be used at the same time.

Upper looper (green) sequence:
1. Thread holder (silver triangle openings attached to thread holder stand)
2. Thread guide (flat silver clips just behind thread tension disc)
3. Thread tension disc (circular knobs with numbers for tension setting)
4. Pull thread around upper looper guide and upper looper
5. Pull thread into hole of upper looper

Lower looper (blue)
Repeat 1, 2, 3.
4. Pull thread around guide (see color coded chart inside front serger cover).

Easy threading mechanism (for lower looper)
1. Pull out the lower looper threading lever
2. Thread the lower looper and position the thread on hook of the lower looper
threading lever.
3. Push the lower looper threading lever back to its basic position while
holding the end of the thread.

Caution:
When returning the lower looper threading lever, always make sure that the two
blue triangle marks (directional arrows) meet each other.

Right needle thread (red)
Left needle thread (yellow)
Important: Thread the needles after threading of lower looper and upper looper.
First raise the presser foot lever, and then thread the needle threads in order shown in color coded thread guide.




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