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Puckering material My machine puckers the material and gathers it all together. The material is light. Also my machine is making noise. I have cleaned the machine and the problem aint going away. Please help

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Hi there anyone with a copy of the toyota se06 model manual please

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Put fine paper behind the material that may help the puckering

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You may need to utilize backing to correct the puckering, and/or if possible, also sew on the bias. I do not have enough information to interpret the origin/cause of the "noise". Please click on the URL below for helpful information in correcting typical stitching and machine woes....good luck my friend:

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Most sewing machines will cause puckering when zig-zaging, especially when sewing light-weight fabric like chiffon, etc. Try a brand new needle. You can try narrowing the zig-zag so there is not such a large gap between the left & right swing. Can also try loosening the tension a bit so the thread is not pulling so tightly. Another possibility (if your machine has the capability) is to increase the presser foot pressure so there is more pressure applied between the presser foot and the feed dogs. Or, try using a layer of wash-away stabilizer or clean (unused) newsprint paper with the fabric to help give it some stability.

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May 22, 2016 | Sewing Machines

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Why my juki 1541S is puckering

What kind of material are you using and what kind of thread? I have this machine and it is wonderful. If the needle and the thread are too big for the material being sewn, the material will pucker.

Go to a smaller stitch, thread or needle one at a time and see what works. It's possible that either the top or bottom tension is set too tight but if it wasn't doing it before, I would try these other things before I changed my tensions.
Also sometimes I completely unthread my upper thread and rethread my machine, in case some lint has gotten caught in a tension or a thread has kinked around one of the places I am not looking.
Lastly, take the two screws out of your needle plate and take it off and either blow the lint out of the feed dogs or use your vacuum to vacuum the lint out. While you have your plate off, check the needle hole that is in the plate to make sure it is smooth. If you have broken a needle or something, it can make a groove in the side of the needle hole and it will catch your thread on each stitch and make it gather up. If there is a groove, you will need to buy a piece of emery tape and file it till it is smooth again. Then reassemble your machine and hopefully you won't have the problem anymore!

Jun 25, 2014 | Juki DNU-1541 Mechanical Sewing Machine

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Idt performing poorly

for puckering the tension may be too tight
try a new needle - one for fabric and thread being used
check to make sure the feed dogs and the (what-ever) foot is being used, are working together, so the fabric moves smoothly thru

Apr 12, 2014 | PfaFF Sewing Machines

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New home machine model 677

What do you mean by "rucked up?" You'll need to be more specific. Does the machine gather or pucker the material?

Nov 25, 2012 | New Home Sewing Machines

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I have a bernina 210 model sewing machine. I'm

#1 Use only Mettler or Gutermann thread. Coats thread is very rough and will pucker the fabric. #2 Make sure that the tensions are balanced. #3 Use the regular zig zag foot. #4 Use a new needle, universal, size 80/12. A blunted point will pucker the fabric.

Jun 02, 2011 | Bernina Activa 140

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My singer cg 590 c puckers when I zigzag and sometimes when I sew straight seams

a wide zig-zag on a light weight fabric single layer is almost guaranteed to pucker up, just because the thread is under tension and this is often stronger than the fabric being pulled together by the stitches.

However, if a straight seam is puckering, this could be caused by a blunt needle, too big needle, or too tight tension or too long stitch length. You should be able to vary some of these variables to reduce the puckering and improve the stitch appearance. Other things to check might be the top thread being caught up somewhere in the thread path and pulling on the stitching.

If I am finishing the cut edge of aa single layer of light weight fabric I would use a three step zigzag to hold the fabric firmly and neatly.

Hope this helps a little?

Mar 29, 2011 | Sewing Machines

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My zig zag stitch is puckering fabric. I even went to the multiple zig zag, same problem. I decreased tension. What should I have double. Note: this was on single layer, along edge of fabric so I could...

Check the bobbin tension too. It could be too tight. Make sure you are using the right size needle for the material as well. Sheer, thin fabric needs a smaller needle, thicker material requires bigger needles. Bobbin tension is the typical problem as most think to adjust the top tension but don't check the bobbin tension.

Is your quilt peices cotton? Cotton shouldn't cause as much trouble sewing along the edge but don't use too long of a stitch length else it will seem to gather up. Puckering side to side however is a tension problem usually. With sheerer fabrics that cause a problem sometimes you can put thin paper underneath, sew through both and then pull the paper off after sewing. (thin like the iron on type interfacing type fabric but like paper).

Mar 25, 2011 | Janome Sewing Machines

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Cant let any type of material go through its self or it puckers tryed every combination of tension model xl3520 brother

If your material is puckering then the thread tension (Top and Bottom) are way too tight. Loosen both.

Good Luck!

Jan 21, 2011 | Brother Sewing Machines

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Material is puckering.i was hemming pants ,that went good;so i tried working with a very light material.threads are nor releasing, i guess, as the material is pulling together as i sew, its all puckered.

you should always use needles that are the right size and sharpness for different fabrics. any fabric store can help you with this. according to your machine the smaller the # on the needle the finer teh fabric it will sew. also using the right weight of thread is important...light weight thread for light weight fabric and heavier for thicker fabrics

May 18, 2009 | Singer Sewing Machines

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