Question about Brother LS-1217 Mechanical Sewing Machine
Hi there I have inherited a Brother vx 641 without instruction book . I can thread both needle and bobbin ok but its all the buttons I am struggling with. Very much appreciate any suggestions.
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: thread pickup
I don't know this machine but most machines....You are either using a bent, or incorrect needle. Size matters! If you have the correct needles and they are not damaged in anyway then it may be timing. Unlikely but possible.
one more thing...Are you turning the handwheel in the correct direction?
Posted on Sep 29, 2008
SOURCE: Top & bobbin thread will not sew
Most likely the needle is in backwards. Weird I know, I have no idea why but if the needle is in wrong, it either hits the bobbin and breaks or won't grab the thread at all. Good luck.
Posted on Jan 09, 2009
I had the same problem with my brother vx-1120 sewing machine. I set the needle to lowest position by using the hand crank. Then I loosened the knerled set screw that holds needle in place. Then I moved needle shaft till the eye of needle is just lower than the hook on the shuttle loop maker. It made my mechine work. There are instuctions for ajusting timing on machine but I think these mechines are built to not fix and throw out. Just because there where no ajustment marks at all on machine, any machanical machine will needed to be ajusted sometime.
Posted on Oct 30, 2010
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