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Topic: Help needed: Brother PX 110  (Read 1410 times)
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« on: July 02, 2010 08:12:09 AM »

Hi everyone,

I have decided to start sewing and purchased a second hand machine from an online auction site, the machine I purchased was a Brother PX 110. When I received the machine there were no instructions with it, so I called the helpline and they sent me the manual by email. I have read the instructions and was hopeful that I would remember enough from my school years to start sewing. However, I can't get the machine to feed the fabric, also the underthread keeps knotting up. I really don't know what to do. Has anyone used a machine like this? Any suggestions are greatly received, I apologise in advance for my lack of knowledge.

Thank you for reading

« Reply #1 on: July 05, 2010 07:27:41 AM »

I have cleaned and oiled the machine as described in the manual and checked that I am threading the bobbin correctly by following an online tutorial. The best way I can describe it is - it's almost like it is stitching but the material is not moving so I just get all the stitches on top of each other. Any suggestions?

It has got so frustrating that I have to break out the chocolate biscuits.
« Reply #2 on: July 05, 2010 08:22:54 AM »

I have solved the problem, it was the feed dogs, I had accidentally knocked the drop feed lever and put them in the down position. I am so happy.  Grin
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