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How do I thread a Handy Stitch hand held sewing machine, as seen on TV?
By mylilmags from Phoenix, AZ
Hopefully this image that I made will make up for the inadequate one in the manual
The numbers in the images match the reference numbers below:
1. Load the Bobbin:
2. the Bobbin guide
3. The Tensioner If disassembled, assemble the tensioner: Assembly
4 The Needle Guide
5 The Needle
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How do you thread a Handy Stitch machine?
Denise from Beaumont, CA
Here is a link to some owners of this machine, perhaps if you emailed them, they could forward you the threading instructions.
I received a Handy Stitch as a gift and it had no instruction manual. I did finally figure out how to thread it (bobbin to hole on stationary thread guide, to tension control to metal ring just behind where needle goes into machine, to needle threaded back to front. I have no way of knowing if this is absolutely correct, but it worked and I did get a pretty, durable stitch. The stitch is a chain stitch and does pull out from the end of the stitching unless the thread is pulled to the back of the fabric. (08/05/2008)