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Needle will not pick up thread from bobbin

How can i get my needle to pick up thread from bobbin ?

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Without looking at the machine it is very difficult to diagnose the problem on here. Double check the machine is threaded properly and that the thread from the bobbin is through the bobbin tension. If all is as it should be and it will still not pick up, the machine needs looking at by a technician as the timing may need adjusting.

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