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Trouble Shooting with Your Sewing Machine... Why Did My Sewing Machine Do That?


To avoid breaking needles:


*Use good quality needles.

*Change the needle often, don't use a dull needle.

*Use a needle that is the right size for the fabric and thread.


Machine feels like it is working heavy or loud:


*Dust or lint might be clogging or caught in parts.

*Machine needs oiling.

*A piece of thread could be caught in bobbin or take up lever area.


Fabric puckers when you sew:

*You have not threaded the upper part correctly.

*Your tension is wrong.

*Your thread is not correct for the type of fabric you are using.
*Your needle may be dull.

If the thread breaks near the needle:

*Tension is too tight.

*Thread is too heavy.

*Not threaded correctly.

*Bad or Old thread (weak thread.)

*Needle is not in correctly.


If the thread breaks near the bobbin area or lots of thread "clumps" together at the bobbin area:

*Bobbin is not threaded correctly.

*Bobbin tension is too tight.

*Bobbin thread is not wound correctly.

If your sewing machine skips stitches:

*Your machine needs to be cleaned.

*Your needle is dull and needs to be changed.

*The wrong kind of needle is being used.


Your sewing machine is making a sound but not moving at all:


*Check your hand wheel and tighten it.

*Check and rethread bobbin and upper thread.

*Make sure thread is in the take up lever.

*Make sure your bobbin maker has been pushed back over to the sewing mode.



You Keep losing your upper and lower threads:


*Most likely you are not pulling your thread out long when you are done sewing and you are cutting your threads too close to the machine.




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