Question about As Seen On TV Handy Stitch Mechanical Sewing Machine

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Threading i cant thread my handy stich corretly may you help me please?

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  • Anonymous Aug 09, 2008

    I never got the instructions with the Handy Stitch and don't know how to thread it

  • cyrus_123 Jan 20, 2009

    i cant slove this machine someone plz!!!!!!!!!! help

  • cmonilove1 Mar 07, 2009

    I have the same problem. I have it threaded per the instructions, but it doesn't stitch at all.

  • mbandanagirl Mar 16, 2009

    does the handy stitch have a bottom bobbin? don't have instructions can't thread it!

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I hope this can help go to this website http://www.sewwhat.net/millie/Manuals/CEX300k.pdf
good luck

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In fact, there is no bottom thread. This machine sews using a running loop stitch similar to embroidery. The needle brings the thread down, a little arm catches a loop, AND THE LOOP IS MADE BY THE ADVANCE OF THE FABRIC. The machine stitches from left to right only! This means that the fabric must be put in on the right side of the sewing presser foot, and exits automatically from the left side. The machine will not sew well in fabric which does not feed well. It is important to get the tension right (that's the little knob on the left side of the sewing arm tip). Too loose and the stitches will be loose, too tight and the loops will not form. Also, you must tie off the end when you are done, or all the stitches will pull out! See the instruction manual link elsewhere in this solution posting, and just believe it!
(I took the whole thing apart and proved to myself that it could never work, then put it back togehter and it works fine!)

Posted on Jul 21, 2009

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Me and my girlfriend have threaded this machine like the instuction said to but it just won't sew the clothes i give up i have done everything in my power plz!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! help us we are despret!!!!! you can contact us at alabama_lover37334@hotmail.com or playmate84@charter.net plz ask you again plz help us we can explain more if needed. when we get it threaded just like the instructions says to we run the clothes through it and it just won't sew. and thats our problem i want it to work i would love to leave a good comment about it so plz help !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!????????????????????????

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