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When I try to make a button hole, my machine starts to stitch and after a few seconds it stops, beeps, and flashes the code BL on the screen.

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Call your Sears store sewing department and ask them if they can help you, your manual should tell wha the error code BL stands for. Usually the salesperson who sells the machines has some training on the machines. I used to love it when they gave lessons on their machines, now you are stuck on your own. You would think that they would try to give more customer service instead of here's the box, give me your money and go. Good luck, you deserve some TLC from them, after all you could have bought a machine anywhere and you chose them, it is up to them to earn your loyalty to their store.

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