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Why is my top thread continually breaking? I have followed
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I have an Elna Supermatic machine and the top thread does not
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does this cost a fortune? My old pfaff 30 electric sewing
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My SingerInspiration is less than a year old. All of a sudden
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Hi The bobbin thread tension is really looped not straight
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I have acquired a Type 64C L120135 Elna Sewing Machine. I
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I have embroidering on 2 Babylock Ellegantes this week and
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When I e-mailed you about my Janome newhome machine you told
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