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I have an Inspiration 4205 and this thing has never sewed right since day 1. If the underneath sews correctly, the top doesn't, and vice versa. I've changed needles, adjusted tension, rewound the bobbin and threaded and rethreaded but nothing seems to work. I've only had this machine about a year and I'm now thinking it was a big mistake. HELP!

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I have sneaking idea that it is your bobbin causing the problem. I have a Singer Stylist 7458 using a plastic 15j bobbin and the stitches were terrible until I changed to a metal bobbin, which Singer claims will scar the case, so I switched to a plastic class 15. I think you should call Singer at 1-800-4singer and complain that you are having nothing but problems with their "surefit" bobbin. I don't know what the 'surefit" is equivolent to, but Singer owes you an explanation. Sorry, I am so wordy but I am tired of these companies to save 3 cents give us junk and then act like it our fault if we try to remedy it. They told me to take for warranty, that the bobbin should have no problems, but my friend and sister in law has the same machine that I do and we all had the same problem. Does that mean 3 in a row are defective? The warranty center is over 100 miles away, and you know that they would not work on it right away and I would have to wait plus drive the extra 100 miles again. Or mail it, great service, right? I will use that bobbins that work and not listen to them because I will be bald pulling my hair out trying to use the bobbin that came with my machine. LOL Where did you buy your machine? Do they give lessons? Like JoAnn's? Go to a sewing center and see if they can hook you up with another bobbin that will work. Again sorry that I am so wordy, Good luck

Posted on Mar 19, 2011

  • donna_sta889 Mar 19, 2011

    I suspected the bobbin being the problem, too, but when it says to use a certain kind . . . I bought the machine at JoAnn's. Probably should take it back to them and have them show me how to use the dang thing!! Thank you for your help.

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