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Threading Diagram Pfaff 774 Hobbylock

How do I thread this Sewing machine?

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    i dont know how to thread my machine

  • kandice best Mar 20, 2008

    i dont know how to thread my sewing machine and i dont have an instruction manual

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http://www.pfaffmachines.co.uk/overlock/pfaff-hobbylock-2-overlocker.htm

 

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