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The top thread keeps getting stuck in the bobbin area when I try to sew. It is threaded right, but I can't get it to stop. Any ideas?

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Check these things
1.threaded correctly
2.needle bent -lay needle on a flat surface & roll the needle over--if needle does not roll true--replace
3.check bobbin area for lint or loose threads

Posted on Jul 31, 2010

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