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Thread tension on Babylock Esante2

I am sewing vinyl and i'm using a walking foot but the top thread seems to bunch-up on the back side, i've changed the tension but the problem is still present. i'm using a 16 needle and the needle goes throught the layers fine.

What should I do to fix this problem.

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  • Susan Kotarski Feb 04, 2014

    Are you using thread for vinyl or uphostery?

  • Anonymous Mar 15, 2014

    using small font on lightweight fleece -do you cange needle size and agaist tension to get a clean even letter

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Try a wing needle, it will keep the vinyl from pinching the thread. Don't be afraid to crank up the upper tension all the way if you are using heavy thread.
Hope this helps.

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