Why would a sewing machine fail to pick up the bobbin thread?
1. Unwind about 3 or 4 inches of thread from the bobbin. Insert wound bobbin
into bobbin case.
2. Pull trailing thread into the slot of case.
3. Pull thread to the left under the tension spring until thread enters into
4. Holding bobbin case latch with the metal finer of case pointing up, fit
it into the notch at the top of the shuttle race.
5. Release latch and push case back making sure the case is in the
proper position. Close slide plate.
Note: The thread drawn out of the case is to be left hanging below the race.
Leave about 5-6 inches of thread hanging.
If this doesn't fix your problem, your machine (made by Brother) may need tuning because the needle isn't in the proper position as the hook comes around to catch the bobbin thread.
A repairman that can fix a Brother, Kenmore or Singer will be familiar with this machine.
Answer There is one fact that gets overlooked often. Make certain that your bobbins are the exact ones recommended for your machine. Many look similiar, but if they are off even slightly in depth, they will not work. Also, make certain your bobbin in locked into position in it's case and the thread is coming from the bobbin in the correct direction. When holding my metal bobbin in my hand, the thread pulls counter clockwise…
Sorry, I have no idea where you are, to suggest any place for you. But there are times when I need to hold a large 'cone' of thread at my sewing machine. Put the cone of thread in a large container, and running the thread through the 'eye' of a safety pin ( that you would tape to the sewing machine ) and run the thread past the stem where a spool of thread would…
Have the instruction book but does not mention so I have the machine and I would say same size as the singer but are metal OK ( bobbin ) Most Kenmore sewing machines (including this one) take class 15 bobbins which you can find at Joann's, Walmart, and most places that deal in sewing machines. They come in either plastic or metal.
Yes! Most sewing machines combine plastic parts with metal parts, although higher end brands such as Husqvarna, Bernina, and Pfaff, as well as industrial sewing machines, will contain more metal parts in the inner workings of the machine. A Singer commercial sewing machine would contain a plastic bobbin case, whereas a comparative Bernina model would contain a metal bobbin case. Metal parts are of higher quality, because they do not stretch, warp, or break as…
Set the stitch width to #3, the stitch length to reverse, and the selection dial to AK (straight stitch). Open bobbin casing door by sliding it toward you. Remove old bobbin if necessary by lifting metal latch and simply pulling bobbin out. Place empty bobbin in bobbin casing (small disc side down) and replace latch. To the left of the bobbin casing is a tiny metal circular button that doesn't actually look like a button…
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I would also love a copy of the manual if possible! Answer Not sure if you still need it or not. I have the manual to this machine and can thread it with no problem. It is a great machine. If you would like I can scan the parts of the manual that you need. Let me know. I have a Kenmore 148.12071. It has a motor with a model #5186, are we talking about…
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Well if you put the thread in the right tensions that the pattern calls for, then your sewing machine will decide. Oh wait I see what you mean, there isn't really a machine to do that but what you could do is this, you could cut a certain amount of thread, measure it, and see how far it goes until it runs out. Then you measure how long the line you made and POW! you…
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Thread guides lead the thread in this order: Thread Spool to Tension Discs to Take-Up Lever to Needle. A machine is threaded with the take-up lever in its highest position and the presser bar lifted. Generally, the thread guides provide a path that keeps the thread from crossing over itself. From the spool, any thread guides mounted on the top cover are first, back to front. On the face plate (front of machine) any thread…