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Material doesn't move

My needle does move up and down but the material needs to be pulled thru, otherwise it sews in one spot. Have cleaned machine and checked tention, stitch etc any suggestions. Thankyou

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  • Anonymous Mar 19, 2014

    needle goes up and down material won't move

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Are the feed dogs engaged? Janomes usually have a feed dog sliding switch, either on the back of the sewing machine at the bottom, or behind the accessory case. Be sure the check it out. Hope this helps!

Posted on Aug 16, 2008

  • Carol Griffiths
    Carol Griffiths May 07, 2014

    there is a sliding switch thank you pity they dont mention in manual wasted a couple of hours.

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