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My machine breaks the thraed alot.i have don its service last year .

Its been 3 years i have this machine but i did not used it regular just 4 house use breaks the thread alot aspecialy when i fold the mitirial even if its thin 1.

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Sounds like too much tension, a bad needle, or bad needle plate.

Posted on Dec 12, 2012


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I too, have the same problem withmy Designer 1. I just bought ISACORD brand polyester embroidery thread to hopefully solve this problem, but I believe it must be a tension problem. I have a "date" with the repair lady on Friday (11/22/08) and if it gets repaired I will re-post what the problem was. Still love the machine WHEN IT SEWS!!

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Probably just the needle. Try turning it 180 degrees

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SOURCE: The thread keeps breaking while free motion

Tough one! Did the machine ever work when it left the shop? if the shop said its working and its been in 4 times there could be a communication issue. I use schmetz brand quilting needles and have found some threaedds are so poor quality they cause this problem. Try a BEST quality thread, size 40 or bigger to start. Some folks buy big cones of thread and by the time they are used up the thread is brittle and weak. Work slowly...set the speed controller on the front of the machine at 1/2 to 2/3 speed and hold the pedal down to get a even speed. Dont move the fabric to fast, a slow smooth movement is whats needed. Practice on the same fabric and backing as you are trying to sew on. Bring it back to the dealer and ask them to try it. then you will have a better idea of whats what.


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