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I have been sewing all day with no problems. Suddenly the needle is not picking up the bobbin thread. Why? Solution? Thanks!

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The needle might be bent-roll needle on flat surface & see if it rolls correctly
if the needle is make a popping sound when it goes thur fabric the needle is blunt
check the bobbin area to see if there is lint or loose thread
check to see if the bobbin has become warped
the bobbin may not be inserted correctly in the bobbin case
check to make sure the bobbin case is inserted correctly into the machine
rethread the sewing machine in case the thread is caught somewhere
make sure there is a thread tail of 3-4 inches on both upper thead & lower thread

Posted on Sep 02, 2010

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    b waecgter May 28, 2014

    I don't know if the bobbin case is in place properly. Is there a photo available? The case can fit in the space in more than one way.

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