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I broke a needle and it ended up under the bobbin

I broke a needle and it ended up under the bobbin case now it seems to be making a noise like it is slidding against some thing but the stitches are still fine can I still sew with it

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I would do everything possible to get the broken piece out now, as opposed to having bigger problems later. Get a fine pair of tweezers, a magnet of some sort that might fit into the area and try to dislodge the broken piece. If you can not find a magnet that would fit, perhaps working with the tweezers and a Q Tip might help you to remove it, or even a Q Tip with the cotton removed and a sticky material on the end like gum or even a small amount of toothpaste. What ever you use, you should try and remove it now.

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