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Necchi 215A Sewing machine Could anyone help I have a Necchi 215A which will not catch teh bobbin thread, I have tried a new needle and checked the bobbin is loaded and fitted correctly. The needle passes against the bobbin thread but does not catch it. Thanks in advance

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Make sure the bobbin has a 3-5 inch thread tail
Then make sure the top thread has a 3-5 inch tail
Then hold the top thread tail with your fingers (away from the needle)
& use the hand wheel on the right hand side of the machine to slowly
Lower the needle in the bobbin area & see if the bobbin thread will pick
Up that way

Posted on Sep 27, 2010

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  • could the needle possibly be in backwards?

  • maywest Oct 19, 2010

    I'm having the same problem it stopped in the middle of sewing a shirt I only have one cuff left to do please help??????

  • here are some suggestions--
    change the needle
    clean out from under the needle plate
    also clean out aroung the bobbin area
    check to make sure the thread is not catching on anything
    it is possible that the timing may need adjusting

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