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Check to see if your needle is bent.

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Nylon tights became caught in the bobbin holder. After managing to release it the bobbin thread would not pick up. I removed the needle plate - it appears the needle is catching the bottom plate.


Try installing a brand new needle. It is easy to bend or damage the needle, which is why it is important to change the needle frequently.

If the new needle continues to hit, then the needle/hook timing is off. Take it for service.

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May 17, 2016 | Sewing Machines

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Why won't my bobbin thread catch and come up through? What shall I do?


The simple workaround is to remove the needle plate, manually feed the bobbin thread through the needle opening from the bottom of the needle plate, and then install the needle plate in position.

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HI, my brother xl-2600i is hitting the metal on the bottom not going through to the bobbin. don't know what to adjust. help! thanks in advance.


First, check to ensure your needle is not bent. If its not bent then just adjust your metal plate at the bottom. Loosen the screws and shift the plate back, tighten the back screw first and see if the needle now passes the plate. If not make some more adjustments. Once the needle passes the plate properly, tighten the front screw. Hope that helps.

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I need help in adjusting the feed dogs, they messed up when I adjusted the timing for the needle and bobbin.


When the sewing machine is properly timed, all the parts work together in a seamless flow of coordination. The needle moves from it highest point down toward the needle plate. The feed dogs reach the farthest point toward the back of the sewing machine. The feed dogs drop under the needle plate. This is just before the needle point reaches the needle plate. The needle continues to move down dragging the upper thread under the needle plate. It proceeds toward its lowest point.
The needle begins its rise back up. A loop of thread forms along the back of the needle. A special cut out on the back of the needle to accommodate this loop is called the scarf. The sewing machine hook slides behind the needle. The point of the hook slides into the thread loop and pulls the thread around the bobbin. The bobbin thread and upper thread wrap together. The needle and hook proceed through their actions under the needle plate. The feed dogs move under the needle plate from back to front.

The needle proceeds to rise again up out of the bobbin area exiting the needle plate. At the same time the feed dogs rise up out from under the needle plate. They begin to move from front to back as the needle continues to rise.
The thread from the bobbin flows through a bobbin tensioner providing resistance to the thread as it is drawn up by the upper thread knot. The upper thread is also under tension. This comes from the upper tension, thread guides, tension spring, and sewing machine take up lever.
The thread from top and bobbin grow increasingly tighter until they form a locked stitch in the middle of the fabric. This process is repeated for every stitch.
How do you adjust sewing machine timing?

The needle, hook, and feed dogs must move in harmony. If they fail to do so, the machine will not perform as expected. When the hook is just slightly out of time with the needle, you will notice skipped stitches. This may begin on only one side of the zig zag stitch or intermittently. If the timing is just a bit more out of sync, stitch formation will become impossible.
If the feed dog timing is out of sync, the fabric will not move through the machine as expected. Threads may bunch up or the fabric may just not move.
As you can see, timing is everything.
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http://www.fixsewingmachines.com/How-to-Adjust-Sewing-Machine-Timing.html

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Tension problems


It sounds like your bobbin tension is too loose. If your needle went into the spare between the looper and the flat tensioner, the plate might need replaced, or removed and unbent.

Jan 01, 2009 | Brother LS-2125 Mechanical Sewing Machine

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Bobbin thread/feed dog eating fabric


This is a very common problem with really lightweight fabric and can often be cured (if doing straight stitching) by using a straight stitch needle plate and foot. The wider needle plate and foot openings on newer machines give the machine/thread a wider area to pull the fabric into the machine. By using a straight stitch plate/foot you remove the wide opening, eliminating the majority of the problem.

Also - try using a specially coated needle (Teflon or other non-stick finish). The thread feeds more smoothly through the needle and the needle more smoothly through the fabric, causing less drag into the needle plate opening.

Hope this helps. Don't hesitate to respond to this if you have further specific questions. We're always happy to help

Happy stitching,
Kim & Linnette
www.sewingexpressions.com

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Singer scholastic sewing machine will not pick up bobbin thread


For tawnydog make sure you needle is in correctly. For you and icklescher it sounds like your timing could be off. I don't have a machine like this one but you shoudl be able to open up the machine, removing bottom plate and opening plate on left side panel Watch as you your needle bar comes down and see how it hits. If you were sewing and broke a needle you could have jarred it out of sync. Sorry that is the best I can give without seeing it.

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Singer 7442 - Needle hitting bottom


FIRST DETERMIN NEEDLE BAR POSITION TURN STITCH REGULATOR TO LARGEST STITCH, THEN TURN HAND WHEEL TIL' NEEDLE IS ABOUT TO ENTER NEEDLE PLATE.
AT THIS POINT THE FEED DOGS SHOULD BE JUST AT OR JUST UNDER PLATE. IF SO NEEDLE BAR IS, IN CORRECT POSITION,AND TIMING WILL BE SET AT THE HOOK.
TO SET TIME REMOVE NEEDLE PLATE TURN HAND WHEEL SO NEEDLE IS IN LOWEST POSITION. USING A SMALL RULE RAISE NEEDLE BAR 3/32 OF AN INCH ( OR 3 MM FOR A METRIC RULE) .HOOK POINT SHOULD BE IN CENTER OF NEEDLES WIDTH. LOOSEN THE 2 SHAFT SCREWS
SLIGHTLY,TURN HOOK TIL CENTER OF NEEDLE. TIGHTEN SCREWS. IF NEEDLE BAR IS OUT OF TIME. BRING HOOK TO CENTER OF NEEDLE AND LOOSEN SCREW IN LEFT COVER. RAISE OR LOWER NEEDLE BAR TO SET 3/32OF AN INCH. THE 3/32 MUST BE VERY VERY CLOSE.

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