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How to thread a viking sewing machine (mechanical model)

Thread a Viking Sewing Machine (Mechanical Model)

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Flip up the top and then toggle out the spool pin!

Flip up the top and then toggle out the spool pin!

Place the thread on the spool pin

Place the thread on the spool pin

Place the spool holder back on the spool pin

Place the spool holder back on the spool pin

Make sure the spool holder is tight and in place

Make sure the spool holder is tight and in place

Grab the thread between your fingers and make sure it is taunt

Grab the thread between your fingers and make sure it is taunt

Guide the thread under the first thread guide and over the second thread guide

Guide the thread under the first thread guide and over the second thread guide

under that first thread guide...and watching the arrow, take the thread over the second thread guide

under that first thread guide...and watching the arrow, take the thread over the second thread guide

Notice the arrows show you where the thread should go

Notice the arrows show you where the thread should go

Be sure to get the thread between the tension discs

Be sure to get the thread between the tension discs

Pull the thread tight so it is up and into the tension discs (this step is VERY IMPORTANT!)

Pull the thread tight so it is up and into the tension discs (this step is VERY IMPORTANT!)

Now bring the thread up to the take up lever on the RIGHT SIDE of the opening

Now bring the thread up to the take up lever on the RIGHT SIDE of the opening

Bring the thread up and over the take up lever and then guide it back down on the LEFT side of the opening

Bring the thread up and over the take up lever and then guide it back down on the LEFT side of the opening

Pull the thread straight down

Pull the thread straight down

Place the thread between your hands and make sure it is tight.  Guide the thread through that last thread guide coming in on the left side.

Place the thread between your hands and make sure it is tight. Guide the thread through that last thread guide coming in on the left side.

Cut the thread on an angle so it slides through the eye of the needle more easily

Cut the thread on an angle so it slides through the eye of the needle more easily

Gliding from front to back, place the thread through the eye of the needle

Gliding from front to back, place the thread through the eye of the needle

Be sure to pull out a long tail once the needle is threaded

Be sure to pull out a long tail once the needle is threaded

Place the thread between the two toes of the presser foot and you are all ready to thread your bobbin!

  • Sewing Machine
  • Thread
  • Scissors