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Anonymous Posted on Apr 24, 2007

Machine suddenly became noisy on sewing

I've been sewing with velvet. My machine is quite new and been used only a couple of times. It was it's usual silent self, sewing away happily this evening then, as I started a new piece with a new thread, it became noisy on sewing. I've tried other bobbins and threads (including what I was previously using), changed the needle and can't see any trapped threads, nor was there a sign of any. If I unthread the machine it is quiet, threaded it's noisy as if it has a blunt needle but it hasn't, it's from a new packet and appropriate for the velvet material. I can't beleive such a new machine has a problem nor one that is silent sewing when unthreaded. I've checked the manual and have threaded correctly. Any suggestions? Thanks. SB.

  • Anonymous Mar 16, 2014

    when i thread my machine and start to sew it comes unthreaded


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Thanks. As no one had replied (it's been 8 months) I took this back to the shop I bought it from and they fixed under warranty.

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I will try it . thank you so much.
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