Why isn’t my sewing machine picking up the bobbin thread?

Why is my Janome Sewing Machine not picking up the bobbin thread?

Janome Bobbin Thread Not Catching

The first is that you put the needle backward. … Check the needle and replace it with the correct one if that is the case. On top of those issues, your needle may be bent, warped, or broken. In this case, just replace the needle.

Why is my sewing machine not grabbing the bobbin thread?

First, make sure the bobbin-winding spindle (located on top of your machine) has been pushed back to the left for sewing. If it is not in the correct position, the needle will not go down and pick-up your bobbin thread. … If the timing is out, the needle thread is not meeting the bobbin thread in time to form a stitch.

How do I know if my sewing machine timing is off?

If your hook tip is passing through or below the needle eye, then the timing of the sewing machine is off. On the other hand, if the hook tip is passing above the needle eye, but extends past the needle more than a couple of millimeters when the needle eye meets the radius of the hook, then the timing is also off.

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Why is my bottom thread bunching up?

Your Thread Tension Is Too Tight

Sewing machine manufacturers suggest that you don’t mess with your bobbin thread tension too much, but you should adjust your upper thread tension if you keep getting bunched up thread underneath your fabric. If your tension is too tight, it can pull your thread and break it.

How do I reset my Janome Sewing Machine?

Reset your machine for normal sewing by sliding the bobbin winder spindle to the left and pushing the hand wheel back in (if you have the push/pull type machine).