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Singer Starlet 6600 timing off. I am a new sewer and need help.

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  • Kristi Derschmidt Mar 06, 2019

    I just got a Husqvarna Viking emerald 116 sewing machine and the needle will not go up and down. I have the handwheel press to be in position so it is not in the Bobben winding position. Any ideas?



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Are you able to bring bottom thread to top? If yes, then likely timing is OK.

Otherwise rethread, top and bottom, machine per manual instructions;

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Try changing your needle. A dull/damaged/bent needle can cause timing and tension issues. If you are sewing through anything heavy/thick layers or anything with stretch, make sure you are using the correct needle size/type. If the timing is actually out, it’s best to take it in for repair.

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