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Bobbin thread problem

When i try to sew the thread in bobbin area gets all tangled up and thread gets wrapped around hook and hook center post. i need to fix fast. have to finish quilts for charity auction in 24 hours.

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  • pumbaapower Jun 08, 2008

    I have trouble with my machine bunching the thread on the bottom side of whatever I am sewing. Eventually it gets too tangled and the machine gets stuck. How do I fix this?

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