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Top thread isnt picking up the bobbin thread. when i crank the wheel counter clockwise the top thread actually wraps around the bobbin case. what am i doin wrong? im a first timer.

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Use a fresh needle and make sure that you place the flat side to the rear when you insert it. Use a coin to turn the needle screw. Also, get a free downloaded manual from www.singerco.com

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