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Singer sewing machine model 6012 c

I am going crazy ....  I was sewing a straingt seam and the machine just stopped picking up the top thread , now it won't pick up the bottom thread from the bobbin.  I have changed the needle, refilled the bobbin, rethreaded the machine top and bottom still won't pick up the thread and form a stitch.


HELP PLEASE  !!!!!!!


I have a Singer132 featherweight that won't pick up the top thread. The bobbin spins around when I turn the wheel but doesn't seem to go far enough to hook the top thread. If I do it manual and then try to sew - the bobbin spits out this huge, nasty, hair ball looking thing on the back of the fabric and gets hung up. Help!

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i want to know how i put thread in the sewing machine

thank you

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