Be sure you have the top threaded correctly, from the first thread guide down to two, up to three (silver hook at three) then straight down tot he left of the needle. Through the needle form front to back.
Try to always remember to thread the machine with the presser foot up, this way the thread will surley pass through the tension disks.
I hope I understand this right... what stopper and what knob in case I got it wrong.
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A more detailed description would be helpful, but my guess is that you have lost all of your upper tension.
Unthread the machine.
Raise the presser foot.
Turn the handwheel until the take-up lever is at it's highest position.
Set the upper tension dial/knob to 5.
Thread the machine.
With the presser foot up, the upper thread should pull through easily and then grab when the presser foot is lowered.
The upper tension pulls the stitches up and the lower tension pulls the stitches down. When they pull properly, the stitch is even.
Hi. You'll need to lower the feed dogs and use a darning foot. Use a straight stitch and set the stitch length to 0. Depending on what thread you use, you may need to adjust the tension. Keep the fabric taut (or use a hoop) and experiment on scraps to get the results you want.
I've had similar problems with my Kenmore 385 and have found that a really, really good cleaning and oiling solves them. That's what I'd recommend you do first. If that doesn't solve the problem, take out the bobbin assembly and look for any nicks or scratches where the thread could be getting caught. (I'm not sure what you mean by 'stopper'--but check it for spurs, nicks, etc, that could be hanging the thread up.)
Nearly all sewing machine problems (including this one) can be solved by: 1. a really good cleaning 2. a new needle 3. rethreading
Follow the thread from the spool through the first thread guide at #1 straight down to #2 and up to #3 (make sure that the thread is through the take-up lever (silver hook) at #3 from three you will bring the thread straight down to the thread guide that is to the left of the needle. Thread the needle from front to back.
I had the same problem. Through trial and error, I found the problem was with the thread tension. Usually the thread became wrapped around the spool holder as it was coming off the spool. As you continue to press the pedal, tension is created. When you release the pedal, some slack develop in the threading process and you are able to sew a few more stitches before the beeping starts again.If the thread is caught on the spool holder, simple re-thread the machine.That generally works for me. If it continues to happen, place you thread in a cup behind the machine and thread as usual. You can also purchase an inexpensive thread holder. I made one out of a wood block and other odds and ends found around the house.