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I am having great trouble with the thread keep shreading while I am quilting in set four. I have the open toe foot on and trying to stripple. The first fabric - matalic, second wadding and the third backing fabric, therefore three layers. Also the tension looks "out of wack". I have followed the book instruction on page 46 "accessory user's guide" - it still keeps shreading the thread. I have used various threads and needles and can't solve this shreading and tension problem.
Rang Port Macquarie (nearest shop) and they said I should be using the darning spring loaded foot?. I live in Taree, NSW and is there is a Husqvarna shop near by and where can I get some training for my machine.
Mary Moore - 02 65501414

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Check if the needle touches the feed dogs, or presser foot. it should have enough clearance.
check also if you had correctly place the bobbin to the bobbin case, (a reverse bobbin causes thread breaking/shreading)
with the thread out of the needle and with the presser foot lifter down, try to pull manually the thread, try figuring it out if the thread is too loose or TIGHT.
if its too tight then you might not have correctly placed the thread to the thread guides.
try to check it again.
adjust the thread tension control if its too tight, (see also if if the tension control is not stuck!)
make sure its not too tight, nor too loose.
its good to figure out the cause of the problem yourself, with minimum help! everything you do, it will be your sole experience!

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