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Upper thread wraps around bobbin mechanism, while sewing

No issues pulling up bobbin thread to meet up upper thread.
While sewing, upper thread gets completely wrapped around the bobbin mechanism, thread tightens up, and can't move forward with sewing.

Tension @ 'auto' setting and both upper and bobbin threads are threaded correctly.

What can be done to fix this problem?

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  • got2keepmovn Jan 26, 2009

    I have the same problem. The machine IS threaded correctly and has been cleaned. The upper thread wraps around the bobbin casing.

  • jhietikko
    jhietikko Mar 30, 2012

    I have the same problem... seems like it's a recurring issue with this machine... is there a fix?

  • Anonymous Mar 12, 2014

    bobbin thread just pulls out

  • Anonymous Mar 14, 2014

    the thread goes around the bobbin

  • Anonymous Mar 14, 2014

    I can't tell if I have it threaded correctly

  • Anonymous Mar 17, 2014

    I have a babylock quest I can sew a foot then the bobbin thread loops around the shaft that holds the bobbin. What can I do to fix this problem

  • Anonymous Mar 17, 2014

    top thread getting around the bobbin

  • Anonymous Mar 17, 2014

    sews four stiches then does not pick up bobbin thread for a few

  • Anonymous Mar 22, 2014

    Bobbin Thread gets bound up, and Tension is not functioning as it should. I can clean it up and it works for awhile, yet returns to create problems. In addition it keeps beeping at me as if it doesn't like the way I'm sewing, so I have to turn it off and back on again to continue.

  • Anonymous Mar 27, 2014

    Bobbin thread not sewing. There is nothing moving inside the machine around the bobbin case.

  • Anonymous Mar 29, 2014

    wan,t sew

  • Anonymous Mar 29, 2014

    upper thread go around bobbin

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IT PROBABLY IS THREADED INCORRECTLY. GO SLOWLY BY THE DIAPHRAGM AND MAKE SURE IT IS THREADED CORRECTLY. ALSO MAKE SURE SPOOL PIN HOLDERS ARE IN PLACE THAT HELPS TO GUIDE THE THREAD CORRECTLY.

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