Tip & How-To about PfaFF Quilt & Craft Pro 7530

Cleaning tension plates

Take a piece of small shade cord, about 1/32 inch in diameter, closely woven and about two feet long. Put it in the tension guides like you would threading the machine. Work the cord back and forth, pulling fairly hard to get the cord to the bottom of the tension plate area. All that fuzz that has collected will come out and the plates will work like new.

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I seem to be missing a tension guide for Empisal sk280 knitting machine. Can I buy one


Sorry this site doesn't sell parts or have access to any parts books . Try a local small appliance repair shop for help with this.

Oct 12, 2016 | Sewing Machines

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what am I doing wrong when the stitching on top of the material is ok and straight and the backside is knotting?


wrong bobbin tension , but amazingly its actually easier to adjust the top threads tension to compensate for it , use your tension knob to slowly adjust , try an inch , slowly adjust try an inch , and so on to get a top and bottom thread tension to match , this will need to be adjusted for each major change in fabric (aka , knits to woven )

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Machine dropping stitches


Skipped stitches
1. A bent or dull needle
2. The wrong needle for your fabric
knit fabrics require a jersey or ballpoint tip. Most wovens do well with a universal tip, and specialty fibers, like leather or metallic, usually require specific needles.
3. Incorrect machine threading
4. Unbalanced needle thread tension
Start by making relatively small changes and run a test stitch to evaluate the impact. If you need to adjust the tension dial using woven cotton fabric with good quality all-purpose thread and a new needle
5.check the needle is inserted correctly. The needle needs to be pushed as far up the needle shaft as possible. It's easy to insert the needle half way, clamp it down and think it is inserted correctly.
the flat part of the needle should be positioned towards the back. If the needle is not inserted correctly, it will not be able to pull up the bobbin thread and will cause skipped stitches.
6. If the suggestions don't help then it is time for a tune-up.

Mar 22, 2016 | New Home Sewing Machines

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Need to now where to put tentions to sew sweat pants.


use a couple of pieces of waste material the same as the sweat pants material and sew about an inch long
adjust the needle tension and do it again
repeat the exercise until the top and bottom thread joint at the middle of the two pieces of the material
tension settings on the machine are a loose guide as the thread thickness, material thickness and needle size all have a bearing in the tensions of the thread
so practice and adjust prior to sewing is the way to go

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Thread keeps slipping out of the first thread guide while sewing causing the tension to be off


try using a small piece of tape on the thread guide and see if that
helps the thread to stop coming out of the thread guide.

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