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Brothers pe150 embroidery machine will not sew

The machine was working just fine till I adjusted the thread density button, now it will not embroidery at all. I have changed the needle , thread and even the bobben thread and it still will not embroidery.

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  • spakr Jun 11, 2008

    I ended up and took it to be repaired. It cost me 30 dollars, and they adjusted the tension on it. That was not to bad to pay. I thank you for your time

  • Anonymous Mar 17, 2014

    I have a Bernina can I change the density on embroidery pattern

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If you tighten up your needle thread, reduce the tension of the needle thread.
For embroidery, and zig-zag, and because the needle makes side movements, it needs more needle thread.
So try to keep you needle thread not very tight,
and tight up your bobbin case tension more, so that the two threads meet under the meterial.

Posted on Jun 10, 2008

  • Lois Hughes Sep 15, 2013

    How to reduce the tension on your upper thread and how to increase bobbin tension?

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I have a futura SEQS 6000. It sews perfectly fine but when I try to embroider the thread is either unthreaded or becomes tangled with the bobbin thread and doesn't finish the design.


indicates that the needle thread is not tight enough some embroidery threads are finer than normal threads so require an increase in thread tension

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Why is my machine making a clicking noise when embroidering


The reason for clicking could be one of so many issues from one that could be resolved with a slight adjustment to one that needs a technician's hand. Start with where the clicking sound is amplified.

If it's louder at the top, coming from inside, it would definitely need a tech. If it's coming from the pantograph (the embroidery unit arm that holds the hoop), it could be a fraying cable (call a tech) or maybe just the hoop isn't set into the grooves properly.

If it's clicking only when the needle penetrates the fabric, check to see if the needle is damaged or dull and change it; or if the sound is evolving from further down in the bobbin area it could mean that the hook is not meeting with the needle properly and it needs to be timed (call a tech) but first check to see if maybe the bobbin's in backwards or if the needle is seated correctly.

If it happens only when you stitch one particular embroidery design, it could mean that the design is stitch intensive - lighten the density and remove unnecessary stitches.

If you switch from regular sewing to using the embroidery unit, make sure you have made all of the necessary adjustments to settings on the machine like lowering the foot feed and whatever else is required of your model (check your manual).

Bottom line, make sure you have everything threaded right, bobbin area and all thread paths clean, a new needle properly seated and all other things set right and if that doesn't solve the problem, call a tech.

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What needles do I need


As above, your machine will work fine with either standard sewing machine needles or embroidery needles from Schmetz, Organ, or Singer, but most experienced users find they use standard sewing machine needles instead of embroidery needles which are much more expensive. The only difference is on embroidery needles the eye is slightly larger.

Now, as to your snapping thread! The needle is not usually the cause of that. Your problem is being caused by too much tension being applied to the thread BEFORE it goes into the thread path, or it can also be caused by aged thread. Even if you purchased it new, it could have been standing on the shelf for a while. Most experienced users don't put the thread on the provided spindle; instead, put it in a mug placed at the back of the machine away from the embroidery hoop, and then thread normally. If you have a CE-200, you will have an auxiliary silver thread holder at the back you can use before the thread enters the normal thread path. Also, try switching the thread (as well as the thread brand) you are using to test if the problem is the thread.

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Janometroubleshooting


checks that the strip wire and strip wire sensor, this worked well.
(the strip threads is the small spring by which you spend the thread to thread)

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Upper thread keeps breaking on my Brother HE-1 embroidery machine, tried adjusting the tension and nothing seems to work


could be a dull or bent needle. Could also be a burr on your hook. Try changing the needle first. If it's a burr on the hook or the needle plate, you have to take it to a tech for maintenance

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My brother pe150 embroidery machine does not pick up bottom thread and wont sew


try changing the needle
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make sure the bobbin is not warped
make sure the bobbin is inserted correctly in the case
it's very possible that the timing of the machine is off & the machine would need to be checked at a sewing machine shop

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How do you change the timing on brother pe150 as it wont pick up bottom thread


Full details on how to adjust the timing appear here in my Brother PE150 blog. You will need a few basic tools including the stubby screwdriver that came with your machine.

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Where can I locate the fuse<


Hello,

The Pfaff 7570 Creative Designer is a computerized sewingand embroidery machine that has the ability to connect to the computer, andhave embroidery designs sent to the embroidery machine. The sewing andembroidery machine has many features, including hundreds of general sewingfunctions, a separate embroidery module, and on-screen editing features. TheCreative Designer 7570, manufactured in the 1990s, was the first sewing andembroidery combination machine ever made by Pfaff.

1. Usingthe Sewing Machine
1 Turn on your sewing machine using the "On"button located just below the turn wheel on the right side of the machine.Thread your Pfaff 7570. Note that Pfaff sewing machines thread from left toright, not right to left like other sewing machines. The upper tension discsshould be raised at their highest position while threading, and the presserfoot should be raised up until you thread the needle. Drop the presser footright before you thread the needle. The prevents thread problems during use. 2 Insert a full bobbin and retrieve the bobbin threadthrough the thread plate. Raise your sewing foot and needle to its highestposition; hold the needle thread taught with your left hand, lower the needleinto the thread plate using your right hand, and then raise the needle. As youraise the needle, the needle thread will catch the bobbin thread, and pull itup. There should be a loop of thread intertwined with the needle thread. Usetweezers, your finger, or a straight pin to retrieve the bobbin thread that isvisible through the thread plate, and pull it through the plate. 3 Place the fabric under the presser foot, and drop thepresser foot. Choose the stitch you want to use from the top stitch display,right above the top thread feed. Press the '0-9" button located on thesewing machine's front panel, and a display screen will come up. Input thethread number, and press the 'OK' button located on the sewing machine's frontpanel. The stitch will display, and you are ready to sew. Repeat Step 3 foreach stitch you want to use.

2. SettingUp the Embroidery Unit
1 Turn the sewing machine off. Take out the embroiderymachine unit, locate the connection bushing on the back of your embroideryunit, and match it up with the connection bushing on your sewing machine. Theconnection bushing should be located next to a yellow sticker on yourembroidery unit, and somewhat resembles a serial port on a computer. Slide theembroidery unit onto the sewing machine with the sewing machine turned off. Connectto the bushing carefully as you slide the embroidery unit onto the sewingmachine. Use your embroidery unit manual if you need assistance. 2 Insert an embroidery card. Your embroidery unitshould contain an embroidery card labeled embroidery card 1. Use that or useanother Pfaff 7570 card that you own. Turn on the sewing machine. 3 Open the bobbin case area just below the threadplate, and lower the feed dogs by pushing the feed dog switch to the right.Press the card button located on the front face of your sewing machine. Adisplay with pop up; choose embroidery designs or monogram and a new screenwill pop up with your design choices. Choose the design you want, and press"OK." A checklist screen appears. Do everything on the checklist, andpress "OK." Use your embroidery unit manual if you need help. 4 Start embroidery by pressing the foot pedal. At thistime, your hoop should already be attached to the embroidery unit becauseyou've already gone through the checklist. Your embroidery manual displayscolored picture diagrams that are very helpful in understanding everything inyour checklist menu.
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Brother pe150 won't pick up bobbin thread


Hi. This may sound silly, but the most likely reason the upper thread doesn't pick up the bobbin thread is that the needle is in backwards. (Sounds silly, but it's true!)

Needle shanks have a flat side and that flat side has to go in a particular way for your machine. With most modern machines, the flat side goes to the rear, facing away from you. Check your manual to be sure.

The second most likely reason is that your needle may be bent. Check that your needle is straight (or just use a new one).

Hope this helps!


Happy Sewing,

Robbie

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