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Problem making button holes

I was able to make button holes easily on scrap material, but when I went to make it on the coat with iron on interfacing, I had problem with the button hole going off track or stopping and make a huge knot on the bottom of the button hole and not completing the button hole. Does anyone know how to fix this. It was almost like the feed dogs were down and not feeding the fabric through.

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  • Anonymous May 04, 2009

    I have the same problem. Made a buttonhole for the first time on a scrap, it worked fine. Sat down to make another one on a scrap and it was as if the feed dogs were not moving (though they were). The fabric did not move, and it just kept stitching in the same place, making a ball of thread underneath.

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Try adjusting the tension a bit. Make a not of where it was origonally set.

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