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From: debbiedykes
Date: 05-14-2006, 08:26 AM (1 of 4)
Hi, I hope someone can help! I just got the Futura CE-100 Embroidery machine. I was able to embroidery just fine..then, the red embroidery light on the machine starting blinking, so now it will not work. Does anyone know what I'm doing wrong?
Thanks for the help.
User: debbiedykes
Member since: 02-08-2006
Total posts: 2
From: ClareSS
Date: 05-15-2006, 06:57 AM (2 of 4)
I don't have that machine, but I'd recommend you check your needle and needle thread, and if that's all fine, check your bobbin thread. If one of those breaks, just about any embroidery machine will stop embroidering and give you a warning.
User: ClareSS
Member since: 04-05-2006
Total posts: 17
From: swartzrn
Date: 05-15-2006, 11:27 AM (3 of 4)
I found with mine when I first got it that you have to go through very carefully threading the needle. I had the same thing happening to me and it turned out that although I thought it was threaded right, I had missed on little hook. good luck--i love mine now that I've gotton through some of the tweaking!
"To see the future, look into a child's eyes."
User: swartzrn
Member since: 02-17-2006
Total posts: 436
From: plrlegal
Date: 05-16-2006, 08:50 PM (4 of 4)
Debbie be sure your thread is seated in the two guides under the clear plastic cover on the top left of your machine or the machine will think the thread is broken. As was posted before, if you miss anyone of the guides in the thread path, it will think the thread is broken. Also check to see if you are getting a message on the screen. Make sure the embroidery unit is seated good and that the feed dogs are all the way down. I've had my ce 100 for almost 2 years now and have not had any problems at all that weren't operator error. These machines tend to be picky about how they are threaded and the bobbins.

User: plrlegal
Member since: 05-19-2001
Total posts: 318
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