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I was lucky enough to get a Janome 372 very cheaply at a second-hand store but it came without the manual. A friend managed to thread it so that it works but the threading is completely counter-intuitive and I'm not sure that I'll be able to remember how to do it without a threading diagram to turn to in a pinch. Unfortunately, I can't seem to find a threading diagram online anywhere! Can anyone direct me to a site that shows this?

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I would look in a site called www.Pronto.com/manuals
I hope this is helpful to you .

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Troubleshoot janome 5024 the thread is catching near the bobbin and won't thread through


you might have a timing problem, having the machine serviced would be a good idea

Sep 27, 2014 | SewShop.com Janome Sewing Manual 5024

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Hi I have a Janome 419S or 423S, the problem seems to be my hook race unit keeps getting loose and then the thread jams up. What can be done? Please


A jammed machine is caused by thread being caught in thehook. Remove the upper thread and the bobbin case, turn the hand wheel towardsyou (counterclockwise) by hand and remove any thread in the bobbin case area. Alwaysturn the hand wheel towards you. Turning the hand wheel away from you(clockwise) can cause the machines timing to become unaligned and jam yourmachine. Also, always make sure the presser foot is in the down position beforeyou start sewing. Sewing with the presser foot in the up position will jam yourmachine in the bobbin case. If youhave an older model sewing machine with a shuttle hook, then you can alsofollow these: 1. Disconnect the sewing machine from any power source.Loosen the thumb screw on the left side of the sewing machine body and removethe cover to expose the needle bar. This is the shaft that extends down andthat you attach a needle to for sewing. Open the shuttle race and remove the bobbinand bobbin case. 2. Turn the hand wheel toward you until the needle hasreached the lowest point of the stroke. The hook should be at the top of itsstroke inside the shuttle race. Loosen the set screw for the needle bar on theupper part of the machine, this is located on the needle bar bushing (thecollar that the needle bar slides through when making a stitch). The needle barshould slide easily up and down. 3. Turning the wheel again, adjust the position of the tipof the needle so that the upper part of the needle eye is just below the bottomedge of the hook inside the shuttle race. Once in position, re-tighten the setscrew on the needle bar bushing. Do not allow the needle bar to slip whiledoing this. 4. Replace the bobbin and bobbin case and close the shuttlerace. Thread and plug in your machine. Using a sizable scrap of cloth, sew aseam to check to see if there are any skips in the stitching. If there arestill skips re-adjust the timing again until you can sew without any skipped stitches. 5. When proper timing has been achieved replaces the coveron the needle bar and tighten the thumb screw. Hope this will help you. Good Luck.

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How do i time m sewing machine. janome 2049. it's not grabbing the string from the bottom


It may not be a timing problem. First step is checking your needle. Is it the correct one? Is it inserted all the way with the eye faced properly? Is the eye large enough for the thread? (Thread must pass freely) And finely, is the threading correct? Double check these things first, timing can get a little involved.

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I'm having trouble threading my Janome 1110DX Serger. Can someone help me, or can I get a free manual?


baborwick you can get it in this link :http://www.janomeargentina.com.ar/123526/JANOME1110DX.pdf

Aug 12, 2011 | Vacuums

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I just got a new machine (new to me anyway) new home hf106 model. i need to thread the bobbin on the new thead i am using and am not sure where to put the empty bobbin and how to thread it. help!


Janome New Home?

Unfortunately, Janome doesn't put the manuals for older machines on their website. Your best bet is to contact your local Janome sewing machine dealer and ask for a "copy" of the manual from them. A photo copy should be sufficient for your purposes. Otherwise I understand you'll have to buy a manual and wait to have it shipped.

But carefully look at your New Home. On the top toward the right there should be a fitting that looks like the bottom half of a spool. and next to it is a thing that almost looks like a mushroom.

Put the spool of thread on the spool holder, run the tread to and around the tension discs on top then thread the end through the hole in your empty bobbin. Place the bobbin on the thing that looks like a half a spool and push the whole thing to the right toward the "mushroom."

Press start, or hit the foot feed. Wind slowly for best results.

When full, stop and move the bobbin winder back to the Left (sewing mode)

Now... hold your bobbin between your right thumb and fore finger... pull the thread a few inches... your thread should be coming off the LEFT side of the spool, if not flip it over and try again. Open the bobbin area, drop it in with the thread coming off the left to the bobbin.

hold bobbin still with right index finger and with left hand slip the tread between the bobbin race's tension spring then if your model has a channel for the tread... follow it... otherwise pull straight back, replace the bobbin cover on the machine.....

Thread top thread then use the hand wheel to take up the bobbin thread.

(Of course this all assumes your New Home is similar to my janome or brother.) Have fun!

Be sure to get some good needles.... ;)

S

Mar 12, 2011 | Vacuums

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Trying to get the instruction manual for a Janome Overlocker MY/LOCK 204D


Hi
You can get partial manuals from the Janome site.
http://content.janome.com/documents/File/ManualFile/MyLock204D.pdf
It should help with the basics of threading your machine and getting started.

Nov 21, 2010 | Vacuums

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Janome 6600 sewing machine. bobbin thread is gumming up underneath on a swimsuit knit type material (4 layers). Brand new machine had 1 1/2 weeks. Sometimes material goes down into the bobbin area jammed...


Make sure you're using a polyester thread (I use maxilock serger thread) then a stretch needle, and hold the tails of your thread until you get started into the seam so the fabric cannot push down into the opening on the throat plate.

Also, a small zigzag stitch (about 1.8 - 2.0 wide) is good to use on lycra as that will allow the fabric to stretch after the garment is made.

This is stuff I've used with my 6500P and other previous Janome machines in making Ice Skating outfits.

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Manual for Janome Sewing Machine model 106


Try looking on the Janome site.
They don't have one for the 106 but they do have manuals available for similar machines.
http://www.janome.com/index.cfm/Machines
To find a manual, click on the underlined machine name or model number for the machine that looks most like your 106 and then click on specifications. Then just click on Download Manual.
Most machines by the same brand have similar parts and thread in the same way.
Hope this helps!

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