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Thread constantly wraps around spool pin

While sewing straight stitch thread gets wrapped around the spool pin. I have threaded and re-threaded the machine numerous time and know I have it threaded correctly

also I didn't get the extra attachments with my machine. How can I get these?

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  • Anonymous Mar 13, 2014

    Machine not sewing not picking up thread from spool

  • Anonymous Mar 23, 2014

    My thread spool pins are broken off, I have ordered new ones and need to know how to install them

  • Anonymous Mar 29, 2014

    I cannot understand the directions how to thread the upper spool through to the point of threading the needle. The directions are confusing from #5 on.

  • Anonymous Mar 31, 2014

    The spool pins are just little nubs. How do the spools of thread go on these?

  • Anonymous Mar 31, 2014

    How do you get spools of thread to stay on? The spool holders are just tiny, little nubs.

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Cut a round curcle of fabric the size of the spool from a piece of felt. Put a hole in the middle and put it under the spool of thread. If this does not work you can purchase a small net that fits over the spool. It is designed to keep the thread from coming off the spool except for being pulled through naturally.
Hope this works.
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