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I have a kenmore 385.1884180 sewing machine. The other day I ran a couple of seams to see if the machine still worked as I have not used it in a few years. And it stitched just fine. Today when I go to use the machine I changed the thread and the bobbin and now it will not stitch at all. The needle goes up and down but does not pick up the bobbin thread. I have read and reread my manual and have rethreaded the machine several times but just not working. Please advise.

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Make sure that you are doing the bobbin right, by that I mean, make sure that the thread is in the tension spring and you put your finger on the bobbin and pull the thread up, now bring down your needle to hook it. Look at your manual. If, you don't have your manual, go managemylife.com and download for free

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