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When i sew, it is not stitching at all. can u help me please?

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This means? The motor is not running, the power pedal is not starting the machine or the needle is not connecting with the bobbin thread????

Start with the needle and make sure it is not in backwards. The flat side of the needle shaft faces the back of the machine.

The other two scenarios require the machine to go into the shop for service.

Posted on May 06, 2010

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