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I have a Janome sewing machine and the bobbin thread is very loopy on the back. What can be wrong?


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Re: Sewing Machine problems

You have to wind the thread very tight into bobbin.

Posted on Dec 12, 2007

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What do you mean you are unable to pull the bobbin thread through, elaboration would help solve the problem...
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