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Lost manual What size needle & what tension should I use for 60%cotton/40%polyester? It's very soft, stretchy material. The threads keep tangling in the bobbin cavity. I don't think it's the machine. I've misplaced my manual and can't look up needle sizes vs. materials.

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  • heidikitty Mar 10, 2009

    Thanks. Your suggestion helped some but didn't fix the problem entirely. The threads aren't catching in the bobbin anymore but the bobbin stitch isn't right. Don't know how to describe it other than there's a "glob" of thread on the underneath side of the material. The needle also acts like it's pulling to one side. I'm afraid it may break. What am I doing wrong?

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  • I'd satisfied to sew cotton/polyester than silk fabric, match more commonly use needle for cotton is no. 14 and stich no.3

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