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New machine...threaded correctly...refuses to even make first stitch...thread is tangeling under the foot from the bobber...what is going on with my machine...have yet to use it at all cause I can't get even one stitch going...

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Check the following if the thread swiped properly if the needle is correct if the end turns grabber whether the shuttle is set correctly...

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Hello, I recently purchased a brother lx3817 sewing machine and it works but doesn’t stitch, what could be the problem


hi Desiree.
this is all i could find out.
There could be several things that could cause the machine not to pick up the bobbin thread.

  • The upper thread could be tangled.
    Remove the thread completely from the machine.
    The correct size spool cap should be used for the size of the thread spool.
    Re-thread the machine according to the directions in the manual.
One Point Advice Place a spool of thread on a spool pin.
One Point Advice Upper threading
  • Remove the bobbin and make sure the bobbin is threaded properly in the shuttle race.
    Remove any loose threads or lint in the shuttle race.
One Point Advice Installing a bobbin into a bobbin case
  • You could be holding the needle thread too tight.
    Hold the thread lightly to keep the end from going down into the shuttle.
  • The needle could be thread incorrectly.
    Thread the needle eye from the front to the back.
  • The needle could be bent or improperly inserted.
    Install a new needle with the flat side of the needle facing the back.
or this link might help you out some more.
Why won the machine pick up the bobbin thread Brother
or this one.
brother lx3817 sewing machine doesnt stitch Google Search

Dec 06, 2017 | Brother Sewing Machines

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My Ruby Viking will not pick up bobbin thread


Install a brand new needle. A bent/damaged needle sometimes will not pick up the bobbin thread.

Verify the machine is threaded correctly.

If it still will not pick up the bobbin thread, most likely it is a needle/hook timing issues. There are many web sites and videos online explaining sewing machine timing. Or take it for service.

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Aug 19, 2016 | Sewing Machines

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Needle doesn't pick up bobbin thread


try rethreading the machine -use every thread guide
change the needle--make sure it's the right one for the fabric
your sewing
take the bobbin out & reinsert the bobbin into the bobbin case
make sure the bobbin is turned the right way when inserting it
into the bobbin case
if these suggestions don't help then the machine need to be checked
here a link for a free manual
http://www.singerco.com/uploads/download/549_7469_efs.pdf

Sep 08, 2012 | Singer Confidence 7469 Mechanical Sewing...

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The upper thread will not pick up bobbin thread


Make sure the needles are the correct size, fully inserted into the needle bar and oriented correctly for your machine. If that doesn't work check the timing. The hook should arrive at the needle scarf when the needle is at the lowest point in it's travel. If it doesn't... go have it timed by a pro.

Aug 28, 2012 | Singer 1507

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Needle won't pick up bobbin thread


check to make sure that the needle was put into the needle holder correctly
all the way up into the needle holder--flat side of the needle to the back side of the machine
if the machine still doesn't up the bobbin thread then
it's possible that when the needle broke that it caused the machine to go out of time which means it has to be retime at a sewing machine shop

Feb 28, 2012 | Sewing Machines

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Necchi 544 - won't pick up bobbin thread.


Timing is out...probably due to a recent jam...this is an overview.http://www.sewusa.com/Sewing_Machine_Repair/Sewing%20Machine%20Hook%20Timing.htm

Serviced more than 2 years ago ??
Overdue

Nov 08, 2011 | Sewing Machines

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Just bought it and when i turn knob toward me needle doesn't pick up thread . I know bobbin is thread right thread doesn't move when needle goes up and down


Change the needle first, if that does not work you may need to retime the machine, I can attah instructions if you want to do it yourself, kendourof@yahoo.com

Aug 25, 2011 | Singer 4423 Sewing Machine

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The thread from the needle that goes down to pick up bobbin doesn


make sure your needle's flat bit shows to the back and it is in deep anough. else your timing is out.

Jan 22, 2010 | Elna 2007 Mechanical Sewing Machine

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