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Old 09-19-2013, 09:01 PM   #1
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My sewing machine is broken :( help?

Can anyone help me figure out what to do to fix my machine? I was sewing and the thread kind of jammed and instead of stopping and unjamming it, I tried to just push it through manually. Well after I did that, the um.. I guess you can call it timing, is off. The silver part in the machine that catches the top thread and connects it with the bobbin thread isn't meeting the needle where it should. So it's not grabbing the top thread. How do I fix that? I already changed out the needle and it is still happening. The two threads just aren't connecting to make the stitch I was right in the middle of a project so I really need to get it working asap! Any advice is helpful, thanks!

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Old 09-19-2013, 09:23 PM   #2
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Re: My sewing machine is broken :( help?

That's a sewing machine repair shop kind of problem. I tried to fix the timing on my old POC Walmart Brother. That was not a good decision.
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Old 09-19-2013, 09:24 PM   #3
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Re: My sewing machine is broken :( help?

I would start by cleaning out the bobbin compartment of lint and fuzzies. Oil all the places that you can oil. Make sure and run some scrap fabric through in case you have any residual oil.
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Re: My sewing machine is broken :( help?

I agree if it is the timing it should go to the shop.
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I agree if it is the timing it should go to the shop.
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