Innovis 1500d droder how to fix

Sewing machines FAQ

The upper and lower threads must be able to be pulled through the machine gently, evenly and without tension. Failure to do so could result in thread breakage, poor stitches, or damage to your machine.

Thread the upper thread

Thread the bobbin thread

• Upper thread
If the thread breaks or is under tension, rethread the upper thread. Make sure that the marking on the handwheel is pointing upwards (this brings the thread lever into the correct position for threading) and that the sewing foot is raised.
The upper thread tension may be set too high. Check this and reduce the tension using the adjusting wheel on the top of the machine (basic setting = 4).

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Scratched sewing feet or a needle plate with a burr also damage the thread and lead to thread breakage. Replace the defective parts.

• bobbin thread
Rethread the bobbin thread as described in the instructions. Make sure that the thread is correctly guided through the tension adjustment spring of the bobbin case and that the bobbin is rotating in the correct direction. When you pull on the bobbin thread, the bobbin should rotate to the left.
Remove all dust and thread residues under the needle plate and in the bobbin case. To do this, remove the needle plate cover and the bobbin case. Clean the area as described in the manual.

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Check whether the bobbin, bobbin case, presser foot or throat plate are scratched or have a burr that is damaging the thread. Replace the damaged part or contact your dealer or the nearest authorized repair facility.
If the bobbin thread is wound too tightly or too loosely around the bobbin, rewind it. With the bobbin winder on your sewing machine, bobbin winding is child's play.

• Other causes - needle, thread
Use a good quality thread. If there is no fault with the machine itself, the most common cause of tension problems is cheap, non-evenly spun yarn or thread intended for hand sewing. A bobbin thread that is not wound evenly is also a common cause of thread breakage.
Yarns made from natural fibers such as cotton or silk age and can lose their tensile strength over time. Use a high quality branded thread for best results.
Check that the thread is suitable for use on your sewing machine. Too fine yarn, too thick yarn or the wrong needle-thread-fabric combination often lead to a thread break. Let us advise you or refer to the recommendations under point 14 and in the manual for advice.
The selected needle is not suitable for the thread you are using. If you want to use a specific thread, use a matching needle. Note that not every needle, thread and fabric combination will produce perfect results.
Check to see if the needle is bent or blunt. Further information can be found in the manual and under point 13 - Notes on the needle If necessary, insert a new, faultless needle.
Make sure that the needle clamp screw is securely tightened and that the needle is properly installed. Always push the needle up as far as it will go, with the flat side of the needle pointing backwards.

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Use only bobbins specifically designed for the machine. Using metal bobbins or bobbins that are too small can result in poor stitch quality or damage the machine.