Brother SE-270D Computerized Sewing Machine - Answered Questions & Fixed issues

Is it perhaps poor quality thread? Avoid old or bargain bin threads,. Also, might try a brand new needle of the type suitable for your thread and fabric. Have you verified the needle eye is the correct size for the thread?

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Brother SE-270D... | Answered on Feb 01, 2018 | 43 views

Did you try to physically move it to the position? I had to do that on my machine and it works now.

Brother SE-270D... | Answered on Jan 21, 2018 | 88 views

-The bobbin is too lose. Tight the adjustment screw on the bobbin case a little more and test, keep doing until it's good.
-Or possibly the upper threat is too lose so it won't pulls the bottom up as well.
-Check it out and adjust it.

Good luck

Brother SE-270D... | Answered on Jan 18, 2018 | 194 views

Sounds like something may be disconnected in your machine. May be best to take it for service.

Brother SE-270D... | Answered on Jan 08, 2018 | 112 views

This is an Embroidery machine. Use a thicker thread if only sewing. If doing embroidery, check your hoop for proper size, and make it tight holding the material.

Brother SE-270D... | Answered on Jan 03, 2018 | 113 views

Perhaps the manual would help:

Otherwise, it may be time for service.

Brother SE-270D... | Answered on Dec 02, 2017 | 157 views

Check to see if it is a free design, sometimes this is why they are free. (they arn't perfect) or you could try and edit the design yourself and see where the problem is. It's not hard when you have been shown how, but far to complicated for me to explain, try and find someone (maybe in a machine embroidery club) to show you how. Good Luck!

Brother SE-270D... | Answered on Nov 08, 2017 | 121 views

the bobbin tension is set by that small spring plate that you pull the thread under after you put the bobbin back in the carrier / holder
a very small turn of that screw makes a big difference ob the tension unlike the needle thread tension
mostly the problem ( you never bothered to mention the symptom ) is bird nesting under the fabric which is the needle thread tension not tight enough

Brother SE-270D... | Answered on Jul 07, 2017 | 147 views

Unfortunately, the part may very well be broken. Unless you can find someone to repair it for you, you may have to manually thread the needle. Not such a big deal, really. Auto needle threaders have been around for only about 10 years, so machines were manually threaded for over 100 years.

Something that helps:
Lick your index finger
Swipe it across the "back" of the needle eye
(the moisture in the eye will almost cause the thread to jump through it!)

Good luck!

Brother SE-270D... | Answered on Jun 07, 2017 | 95 views

Ensure that the needle is installed correctly. If the needle moves down in the needle socket (only a little bit) it causes these clumps. Loosen the needle securing screw - push the needle up as far as it will go and tighten the screw again. Try again.

Brother SE-270D... | Answered on May 23, 2017 | 83 views

This is the first and foremost problems that I've found: The bobbin case is packed full of threads. The needle is crooked and must be replaced.

1. The bobbin case has a hook that turns to catch the top thread when the needle is down. The bobbin case assembly must be removed and cleaned totally. The bobbin case assembly is where the bobbin sits. The bobbin case has a black bar that sits on top of it. Listen the forward screw and slide the bar slightly. You will need to move the hand wheel to move the hook to the front-most position. When you have done this the bobbin case will come out easily. Clean it thoroughly and put one drop of oil on the track. This is a lower spot where the bobbin case sits on top of. Before you put the bobbin back in you need to check the tension. It is intended to be even with the top tension.
2. Replace needle and make sure it is in totally and is seated the right direction.


Brother SE-270D... | Answered on Apr 16, 2017 | 80 views

Brother SE-270D... | Answered on Dec 04, 2016 | 510 views

My machine was also not sewing in reverse and stuck in a basting stitch. It was a simple fix. Unscrew the plate and remove any pins stuck in there. All fixed

Brother SE-270D... | Answered on Jul 05, 2016 | 486 views

rethread needle using every thread guide, also try changing the needle, if that doesn't help them the machine may have a computer problem

Brother SE-270D... | Answered on Jan 18, 2016 | 181 views

Brother SE-270D... | Answered on Jan 14, 2016 | 69 views

You push on the backstitch button. It's the button that looks like an upside down U. If all it does is take a few tiny stitches back then need to look at the the upper right you will see the upside down U and a scissors. make sure both of these are not selected. If one or both have a dark background...touch them and the background turns white/clear. Once they are can backstitch at the same speed as going forward.

Brother SE-270D... | Answered on Aug 22, 2015 | 99 views

Are you saying the part you pull down came off, or the part on the foot came off? The gray part that you pull down should not have come out. This, if it did come out, will need to be reinserted by the dealer, or, if you are mechanically inclined, you can try to reattach it yourself. I've never liked my buttonhole stitcher...the durn foot is too involved for me. I do mine manually. Set the zigzag really small and close (whatever strikes your fancy)...and measure the the length of the hole to correspond with the button. Look at a mans shirt...measure that button, then the hole...that will give you an idea of the size needed. When I tack at the start and end...I increase the width a bit, and set the stitch length to zero.

Brother SE-270D... | Answered on Aug 18, 2015 | 74 views

when you put the needle in the needle clamp holder the flat side of the needle goes toward the back of the the machine when you tighten the needle clamp screw make sure it's holding the needle,,make sure you can't pull the needle back out of the clamp,, if you can something is wrong with the needle clamp or the screw

Brother SE-270D... | Answered on Aug 18, 2015 | 353 views

Owner's manual? Troubleshooting section? It needs cleaning, pulling the thread out, you may need a magnifier and tweezers to pull the bits of thread, possibly something like a dental tool to make sure it is clean. May need same thing on the bottom side if you can get to it. If you do not have manual, perhaps MFG website, or you will probably need it again.

Brother SE-270D... | Answered on Mar 27, 2015 | 141 views

The stitches for zig Zag and all utility stitches are upside down. The zig zag is on under side?

Brother SE-270D... | Answered on Jan 17, 2015 | 105 views

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