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The bobbin thread is not catching. I have rethreaded the entire machine multiple times, tried different bobbins, etc. However, the needle and thread are not catching the bobbin thread. The bobbin thread is remaining in the position when threaded.

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Try a new needle
make sure the bobbin is not warped
make sure the bobbin case area is free of lint or loose thread
make sure you hold the upper thread tail while it's going down to pick up the bobbin thread
make sure there is a 2 to 4 in tail for the upper thread to grab

Posted on Aug 02, 2010

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    sjgrippi Jun 16, 2013

    Nope didn't help. Going to go see a Necchi dealer.

  • the sewing machine could be out of time. it would be a good idea to have the macine checked

  • Sonia Woodall Sep 07, 2013

    This hasns't helped at all Why isn't the bobbin moving.

  • if the timing is off then the needle can't pick up the bobbin thread, that why it would be a good idea to have the timing checked.

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