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Breaking needles I am breaking needles in my Bernina Bernette Deco 600. When it works it's good but I have broke 4 needles and don't know why. I made sure they were in right and they'll sew for awhile and then just break. Any help would be great.

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    I'm having the same problem sometimes I can go through a couple or more designs without breaking a needle and then the next design I try I can break 5 or moe needles. Whats up?

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If you are using heavy glitter thread (metallics) in the designs, you will need to use a topstitching needle (16 or more - jeans weight).  The heavy threads don't work well in medium-weight thread needles (14ish).  
This also may be a tension issue.  Have you taken it into the Bernina dealer for cleaning/servicing?  It has to be serviced regularly.  If you are sewing a lot on it, you'll need to take it in more than once a year.  Take it in and tell them that you are breaking needles.  

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It depends on how thick and strong your needle is- try getting a stronger or thicker needle and see if it works. Or it could just be the machine, something might be broken inside

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