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I cannotl get my 270 D to even sew, it will not pick up the bobbin thread and do a thing. I have yet to sew the machine. donna

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Picking up the bobbin thread has to be done by manually. Turn off the machine, open the bobbin door, lift the presser foot, hold the end of the upper thread and slowly turn the side wheel till the needle enters the bobbin race and on the way up it will catch the bobbin thread. Pull the upper thread till you lift the bobbin thread too. Put both threads to the back of the machine, close the bobbin door and you should be able to sew.

Posted on Apr 03, 2011

  • gulfstream10 Apr 03, 2011

    no, because i already tried that, and the needle cannot pick up the thread al it does is get caught and then I have to take the needle plate off and clean out the thread caught in there.

  • Irene Tulloch Apr 04, 2011

    Have you re-threaded the bobbin and made sure the thread goes under the tension spring there and that the bobbin turns clockwise when you pull on the tail of the thread?
    You may have threads stuck somewhere down there, I put the end of the hoover in the **** lint out or use a can of compressed air.
    Are you sewng a very fine fabric which pushes down through the needle plate hole?

    Have you re-threaded the top threads (with the presser foot up), they may be too tight.

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