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Very possible the needle is old, damaged, or the incorrect type for the fabric. Sometimes a straight-stitch needle plate can be used on a machine that will prevent the fabric from going down through the hole. But try a new needle first. Make sure you are using the correct type of needle for the fabric you are sewing--sharp for woven fabric, ball point for knit.

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Sorry, I could not find specifics for your particular machine. However, in the comment section below this video, the statement is made that if the button is too large, then the old fashioned way of making buttonholes would need to be used:

Husqvarna Viking Emerald 183 Buttonhole Tutorial

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Hello Fran
To set stitch length and width:
1. Select the stitch in "Stitch Men"
2. Set the preferred stitch length and width in "Sewing Information Menu"
Both of these are shown on page 4:2 in the User's Guide which can also be downloaded for free from:

To guide the fabric so the stitching is consistently at the same distance from the edge, use the markings on the throat plate .... the metal plate around the clear bobbin cover. Alternatively there a number of accessory feet which guide the fabric for that perfect stitching. You may want to refer to the Accessory User's Guide found at
Have a look at such feet as:
- clear seam guide foot
- edge stitching foot
- edge / guiding foot
These are the most often used, although there are others, depending on the need and application.

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Happy stitching

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contact husqvarna directly for that. no one else has the code for your machine.

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If the symbol is a presser foot, then most likely it is something to do with the foot itself. Is it the correct foot for the stitches you've selected, is the presser foot still raised, is the presser foot attached properly?

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Not sure what you are asking. The standard factory setting for top tension is the midway point on the dial. On a lot of machines, it is marked in red. The bobbin tension is set by a technician. If it has been adjusted, it will affect both bobbin tension and top tension. That is why it is very important to make attempts to resolve a tension issue by adjusting the top tension BEFORE adjusting the bobbin tension as a last resort.

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Perhaps this will help (page 9):

Be sure to ALWAYS RAISE the presser foot when threading the top thread!

Viking Freesia 415 User Manual

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Hello Minnie
Here is a link to a YouTube on how to wind a bobbin:
Viking 1200 Husqvarna 1 Bobbin Winding
and more information in the User's Guide (manual) available free to download at

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Happy Stitching

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Most unlikely. Corporations cease to update machines after a period of time as there is no financial benefit to do so and it is expensive and difficult to do with so many machines on the market. Your best chance is probably using a computer with XP or perhaps set the computer to run those sewing programs using XP (if possible).

You may want to talk to your local dealer about options.

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The local Husq-Viking dealer should be able to answer your other questions.

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Huskies are the Best! Please remove the feeder plate - under the needle, and look for any fabric still jammed. Remove any way you can - small screwdriver, nail-file. (It will take removing a small screw or two.) Unless you find metal parts, broken bits, you did not break anything. Removing bunched fabric should do it.
On the other hand, if you do find broken parts - Viking is Amazing! They can machine broken parts of sewing machines and guns, back before 1900! Love them! Just remove any parts related to where fabric cound be jammed, remove all you find, and try again.

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Go to the Husqvarna website and see if that format is supported or if you need to get the design in a different one from the vendor.

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Hello Susan.
All the different screen display adjustments are found starting on page 10 in the manual. If the manual is not readily available, here is a free link: Viking Huskylock 936 User Manual Sewing Advisor Display Function
The screen contrast is not adjustable on the Husqvarna 936 serger.
Happy stitching.

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When I wind a bobbin, I have to untighten the wheel center. Make sure your machine's wheel center is tightened and try again.

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research shows that the 945, 960 and viking are all of the same family
I searched - user manual for husqvarna prisma 945 sewing machine and got that
also alot of pdf versions for down loads that have photos of the machines so c;lick on each one to check any resemblence to your unit

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