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Thread: HELP!!!!! machine issues

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    Super Member tealfalcon's Avatar
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    i really wanna sew but my machine is not behaving

    its a brand new babylock and i have used it for a few months now with no issues....well now when i sew on the bottom it looks perfect but the top the thread is just laying there and pulls right out....the manual said try rethreading which i have done top and bottom about 7 times, i tried changing needle i tried changing thread....i havent changed the settings at all. its so frustrating bc i wanna sew...ugh

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    Try winding a new bobbin- clean out the bobbin area , sometimes a small thread can get hung up somewhere . After the new bobbin rethread the machine - I know AGAIN- but sometimes something is just not the way it needs to be . Make sure you have the correct needle for the fabric .

    Good Luck I know how frustrating it can be

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    well she took all my suggestions, good luck

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    Super Member tealfalcon's Avatar
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    ok i will try ry again....boo hoo i wanna sew not thread my machine all day

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    Sounds to me like the tension is out of whack. Either too tight on the top or too loose on the bottom. You might try adjusting it or, if you aren't comfortable doing that, take it back to your dealer and have them make the adjustment. It should still be under warranty.

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    Super Member tealfalcon's Avatar
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    yes its def a tension issue and i have played with it some after posting this...but still its the same....ugh ugh ugh.....it was bought down in florida so i cant just run and take it in. but yes it is under warranty

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    I had a baby lock that was really fusy about how you thread the machine. Sometimes it get hung up on the tention screws and also would get cought in the loop next to the needle.

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    Just make sure that all the threads are threaded correctly. Make sure you haven't inadvertantly gone from left to right or VS on something. Did you turn it off and see it it helped it to reset?

    Quote Originally Posted by tealfalcon
    i really wanna sew but my machine is not behaving

    its a brand new babylock and i have used it for a few months now with no issues....well now when i sew on the bottom it looks perfect but the top the thread is just laying there and pulls right out....the manual said try rethreading which i have done top and bottom about 7 times, i tried changing needle i tried changing thread....i havent changed the settings at all. its so frustrating bc i wanna sew...ugh

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    Super Member tealfalcon's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by ncsewer
    Just make sure that all the threads are threaded correctly. Make sure you haven't inadvertantly gone from left to right or VS on something. Did you turn it off and see it it helped it to reset?

    Quote Originally Posted by tealfalcon
    i really wanna sew but my machine is not behaving

    its a brand new babylock and i have used it for a few months now with no issues....well now when i sew on the bottom it looks perfect but the top the thread is just laying there and pulls right out....the manual said try rethreading which i have done top and bottom about 7 times, i tried changing needle i tried changing thread....i havent changed the settings at all. its so frustrating bc i wanna sew...ugh
    doh.....nope let me try that....maybe its that simple...one can dream right

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    Try a different bobbin, mine will do that if it doesn't like the way the bobbin wound, or if the plastic bobbin has a rough spot on the plastic :D:D:D

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