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My needle keeps getting stuck while I am sewing and then there are several strings coming from the bobbin.

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Change your needle, it probably is bent or has a burr on it.

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Fy5318 breaking thread on multiple layers of material, how to adjust?

either the thread is old, or the tension is to tight.
or there is a bind some where in the line layout.
you mite goto there website and look under FAQ section for other help

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I can not pick up the thread[string] from under the machine,both the strings on the needle and under the machine should be on top of the table to start sewing

If this is your first time sewing on a machine then:

Once you make sure the needle is threaded and the bobbin is sitting correctly in the bobbin casing, and you have installed and manipulated the thread according to your manufacturers instructions:.

Holding the end of the thread that you threaded through the needle, use the wheel (right hand side of the machine) and rotate it toward you pulling the thread that you are holding gently toward you.

The bobbin thread should give you some restriction and the end of the bobbin thread should have come through the hole in the needle plate (the metal plate that sits under the presser foot on the table of your machine.

Hope this has helped.

Jan 21, 2015 | Sewing Machines

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Stuck bobbin

Please put on the bobbin correct size. And check the tension . Then use new threads.

Dec 19, 2013 | Necchi Sewing Machines

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My bobbin thread is not working properly

1. The machines I've had, will have some pieces that can come out that hold the bobbin in place. There could be some thread stuck inside of there somewhere that you can't see until taking apart.
2. I had problems with my bobbin thread being big loops when I tried to use my darning foot. It turned out I was not always lowering my presser foot. (It's hard to notice since this foot raises up and down with the needle, so the foot looks up if the needle is up, even if the presser foot is down.) The tension on the upper string isn't engaged unless the presser foot is down, and really messes with the bobbin thread.
3. If you have a "bobbin case" that holds the thread in it, make sure that you can put the bobbin inside, pull the string through where it belongs, then hold the string and drop the bobbin case slightly. The string should pull out 5-7 inches or so. If it falls freely, you can tighten the adjustment screw to tighten the bobbin tension.

Feb 22, 2013 | Sewing Machines

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I needle comes unthreaded whenever we try to sew. We've both tried numerous times and it doesn't make a sitch. The bobbin seems to be done correctly b/c the bottom thread comes up with no problem....

first let's deal with the needle becoming unthreaded, Keeping the needle threaded is easy, always keep thread tails of 3 to 6 inches on the top thread & bobbin at all times, & make sure the thread tail are pulled behind the needle before you start to sew,, this will ensure that the thread will not come out of the needle when you start to sew.

you mention the fabric is thin,, do you have a needle that's right for the fabric your sewing?
thin fabric needs a different needle than blue jeans fabric, check your top tension & see what the setting is on, usually 3 to 5 is good.

when the needle & thread are right for the fabric then the sewing is good.

also clean under the needle plate & bobbin area for loose threads or lint

also it's a possibility that the machine could be out of time & would need to be serviced by a sewing machine repair shop-as they have the tools for the job

Sep 22, 2011 | Brother LS-2125 Mechanical Sewing Machine

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My machine will not stitch - keeps breaking the thread in the needle - all i did was to refill the bobbin with cotton and now i can't get it to do anything, unfortunately i don't have a manual to...

Lower the tension as much as you can without ending up with a knotted string. You should be able to pull the thread by hand through the needle and have just enough tension so the bobbin does not keep spinning when you give a short, sharp tug to the thread.

Hope I helped!

Jun 08, 2011 | Brother LS-2125 Mechanical Sewing Machine

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I just purchased a singer cg-550/500 and after threading the machine and inserting the filled bobbin, I was unable to bring up the bobbin thread with the needle. I followed the instructions carefully but...

if im not mistaken, the bobbin when you place it in the bottom, you have to thread it is as well to the part where the needle comes down and collects and goes back up. please re-look at instructions for placement of bobbin

Mar 05, 2011 | Singer Sewing Machines

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The top thread keeps getting stuck in the bobbin area when I try to sew. It is threaded right, but I can't get it to stop. Any ideas?

check these things
1.threaded correctly
2.needle bent -lay needle on a flat surface & roll the needle over--if needle does not roll true--replace
3.check bobbin area for lint or loose threads

Jul 19, 2010 | Singer 1748

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The knob on wheel stuck.

Remove the needle, and place a screwdriver or something like it under the needle bar to keep the wheel from turning.
Wrap the knob in some type of fabric to keep it from being marred.
Using channel locks or water pump pliers, grasp the knob and turn it to the left. It should come loose. Once it is loosened, try it 2 or 3 times to make sure it works as it should.
Wind the bobbin, insert a new needle and have fun again.

Dec 29, 2008 | Necchi 3537 Mechanical Sewing Machine

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