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Hi there...i saw this last week..sorry i didnt get back to it sooner...considering you posted it nearly a whole year ago,but...i was at my patients home the other day(community health care manager), and he had rescued one...probably one of the originals from the trash. Ironically enough, he was a sewing machine mechanic in his younger days(now 88). But, he couldn't figure it out either. Wanting him to be able to use it somehow...I took on the challenge: please pardon my layman's terms (he gave me some i put there as well). But from the spool of thread(cotton stand)...go thru the thread guide at the top of the machine(right to left); then come forward over the pin that jets out leftward; bring it still straight-laying it right thru the tension control(leep straight lines); go down now thru thT spring-loaded thread guide; then upagain hooking it behind the take-up(that thing that looks like a letter "micro-sized,flattened out saxophone"; then down again thru both of the fixed thread guides and fi ally thru the needle. ...I reeeeally hope this helps you...although I hope by now you would've gotten tour hands on one of those handy dandy instruction manuals. But who knows...maybe it'll help someone else out. I can also upload a diagram if that would be of additiinal help ut I warn you it will be veeeeery rudimentary... Happy sewing!!

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