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How do I get fabric to feed through when sewing?

Won't feed fabric through when sewing, stays in one place - was working ok. have cleaned machine

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Check the feed dogs are in UP position. If so, are they moving back and forward when turning the hand wheel (be careful if you have a needle in the machine). If they are not moving back/forward, it is either the lower shaft has slipped out of position or the stepper motor has gone bad and needs replacing. Your local authorized husqvarnaviking dealer should be able to repair the machine. You can find the nearest dealer at http://www.husqvarnaviking.com/us

Posted on Oct 16, 2014

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Anonymous

SOURCE: Machine stops and sews in place

sews only one stitch at a time and have to wait a few seconds before it will do this

Posted on Dec 16, 2007

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Overload Viking:
The machine has a built in overload protector, if your needle can’t penetrate, it may stop the machine from working for a few minutes. Just wait it will reset automatically. Then, try a Sharp needle (denim needle is ideal) and be sure to Never Never reverse sew on heavy fabric, your needle will bend and hit the needle plate, use the FIX button for knotting (it really does work).

Posted on Mar 18, 2009

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SOURCE: My fabric won't feed on my sewing machine

Your feed dogs are in the down position. Check your manual.

Posted on Jun 18, 2009

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SOURCE: Sewing thick fabric and machine won't send it through

Sergers are not really meant to sew very thick material. The blades have a maximum amount of range, or thickness that they can reach to cut. If you go outside that range, get ready for a big repair bill! You can break loopers and even the needle plate when you "push" a serger. My advise would be to use you sewing machine for the, "pounding" work. The type of material matters too, A thick Quilt like fabric can be sewn becatuse it's not dense material. A thinner harder denim could max out at 3 layers because of it"s hard finish. If the fabric you're sewing isn't dense like, you could just need new knives.

Posted on Oct 14, 2009

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YOu may have bent the needle. Put in a new needle and re-thread the whole machine. See if that works.

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