How to Thread a Sewing Machine

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How to Thread a Sewing Machine
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Take off spool holder top

Take off spool holder top

2
Slip thread onto holder and replace top.  Pull about 3" of thread out to begin threading.

Slip thread onto holder and replace top. Pull about 3" of thread out to begin threading.

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3
Pull thread under upper tension guide and then bring towards the front of the machine.

Pull thread under upper tension guide and then bring towards the front of the machine.

4
Slide the  thread down into the grove to the right of the upper thread guide and then swing it up the left side of the column.

Slide the thread down into the grove to the right of the upper thread guide and then swing it up the left side of the column.

5
Feed the thread into the thread take up lever and back down into the same channel you just brought it up.  Make sure you are feeding it in from right to left.

Feed the thread into the thread take up lever and back down into the same channel you just brought it up. Make sure you are feeding it in from right to left.

6
Locate the clip directly above the needle and slide the thread in.

Locate the clip directly above the needle and slide the thread in.

7
Locate the clip on the top of the needle which will guide your thread down to the needle.

Locate the clip on the top of the needle which will guide your thread down to the needle.

8
Thread your needle from front to back pulling around 4" of thread behind.

Thread your needle from front to back pulling around 4" of thread behind.

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10
Take off bobbin cover.

Take off bobbin cover.

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If directions are printed, follow the diagram.

If directions are printed, follow the diagram.

12
If not drop the bobbin in as it should look like a number 9 , feeding it down to the bottom and into the slot which will bring it towards the upper left of the dropping area.

If not drop the bobbin in as it should look like a number 9 , feeding it down to the bottom and into the slot which will bring it towards the upper left of the dropping area.

13
Connect the foot pedal if not already done.

Connect the foot pedal if not already done.

14
Turn on the machine.

Turn on the machine.

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Tension should be at 4 normally.

Tension should be at 4 normally.

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