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The upper thread keeps getting caught under the
Other than your machine being out of time and needing service, following are suggestions to try:
Be sure to use the correct type of needle for the thread and fabric you are sewing, ie sharp, top-stitch, embroidery, universal, or microtex for woven fabrics and ball-point needle for fine knits.
AVOID old or bargain bin thread.
Remove the top thread from the machine.
ALWAYS RAISE the presser foot and rethread from the beginning.
Check that the bobbin is turning the correct direction in the bobbin case and the bobbin case is properly threaded.
Set the top tension to the midway point.
Re-test your machine and tweak the top tension so the top and bobbin threads meet in the middle of the fabric.
If the thread continues to hang up, take your machine for service and adjustment.
on Jul 27, 2017
Buttonhole not sewing
Sounds like something's keeping the foot from moving freely. See: http://picturetrail.com/sfx/album/view/24536843 -- the aborted buttonhole to the left of the second photo was caused by the foot hitting the slightly raised lid of the accessory box. Ooops. Fix was to take off the accessory box.
on May 24, 2014
How do you change the light bulb
Theres usually at least one screw in side cover of most machines which has to be removed to access the bulb. My serger & sewing machine both do & ive owned several. Newer ones may be different but there has to be an access .hope this helps
on Mar 20, 2014
Thread Take Up Lever Issue
I've had that problem before, you can use a piece of tape to cover the take up lever or use a pair of wire pliers to close the take up lever just a little bit, so the thread will not come out.
on Feb 25, 2014
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