#fiberarts people! I do more "fixing my clothes" than "art", but regardless, my sewing machine is not working and any help would be appreciated. Details in thread.
Bobbin loads into the machine with the hole facing vertically. Bobbin is not empty. Needle is not bent, I tried a new needle. Problem occurs on both straight and zigzag stitches.
With the bobbin removed and the needle not threaded, everything runs smoothly. The machine is not being unusually noisy, so I don't think it needs oiling. The bobbin is perhaps running a little low on thread by radius, but I'd eyeball it as still having at least a few feet (if not yards) in there.
@qwertystop You've exceeded my mechanical knowledge. When my sewing machine malfunctions to that extent, I send it off for a cleaning and tune-up.
@Momerath so after a while of ignoring the problem and just not doing the fixing that needed doing, I rethreaded it again and it worked.
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