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I actually have a Brother XR40 sewing machine (not XR35). I get a nice stitch on the bobbin side of the material, but not the top. The top is more like a straight thread anchored down and not a nice definite stitch. I can't find my owner's manual. The machine is threaded correctly. What can I do to get a nice stitch on the top and the bottom??

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Hello.
I own a Brother XR-40 Sewing Machine.
I can not figure out how to select straight stitiching in the display area.
I only see #17 Feather Stitching.
It appears that it is locked into its memory.
Help!!!
Denice
San Antonio, Texas

Posted on Oct 28, 2012

  • Denice Braziel Oct 29, 2012

    Thank you. Your answer solved my problem!!!!

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Check to see if the needle is bent-roll it on a flat surface & see if it rolls correctly
if the needle is warped it will make a popping sound when it goes thru the fabric
check to make sure the tension is correct
check to make sure the thread is not catching on anything
I went to the brother website they have a manual in pdf format you can download for free
1.go to brother website
2.click on home sewing & embroidery
3.on the page on the left go down to product manuals &
click on it
4.on the page it will show home sewing & embroidery &
select model----xr40
5.click on view
6.go toward bottom of page-YOUR RESULTS-USER MANUALS
ENGLISH & SPANISH
7.click on user manual-english & spanish & the download will start- if you have fast internet it will take a few minutes
slow will take a little while

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