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Old 07-21-2020, 12:10 AM
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Hi all Iím a newbie Iíve a singer 7465 and eager to learn I love making things from sun catchers to crystal light shades and cooking now trying to learn my self sewing and machine sewing . Iím having a problem when I try to wind my boo in my needle drops down and all lights flash and bleeps I donít understand what Iím doing wrong any tips or advice would be greatly appreciated thank you
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Old 07-21-2020, 03:20 AM
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Old 07-21-2020, 03:25 AM
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Welcome from Tennessee. Did you push the bobbin over toward the right to engage that feature?
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Old 07-21-2020, 03:35 AM
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Old 07-21-2020, 04:54 AM
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Yes I did push it to the right and it clicked I’ve watched many you tube videos to help but still stuck thank you u all for answering
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Old 07-21-2020, 05:35 AM
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It sounds like you need to take the machine for serving.
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Old 07-21-2020, 06:32 AM
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Welcome to the QB from SE Michigan! There are a zillion helpful people here to get you started. Hopefully you will try your hand at quilting soon. It is the easiest way to learn the way around your sewing machine and make something beautiful as you go. As far as you bobbin goes most machine have a "lock in" feature for winding and then the placement of your bobbin inside the machine. Look at your manual for instructions as each model machine can be different. You should here a "click" sound when the bobbin is in place in the machine and when winding the bobbin there is usually a "stem" that you place the bobbin on. That stem has a wire type of item that stands out on one side. Your bobbin has a small square hole that matches up to that stem. That make the thread spin and fill the bobbin without the bobbin going nuts.
Again welcome to the QB. Jump right in and join the fun. There are all levels of sewers here from beginners to advanced. We have a lot of fun and you should get answers to most of your questions.
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Old 07-21-2020, 08:50 AM
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a warm welcome from Ky. sorry I can't help with your machine as I just have Pfaff's and singer FW's but I'm sure some will be able to help, happy quilting!
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Welcome from sunny Southern California, and to your new world of sewing, creativity and satisfaction, even though there might be a little frustration mixed in. You'll find help and encouragement here.
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