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Upper thread getting tangled in the bobbin

This is my first time using a sewing machine, so please bear with me if this is an easy fix. I can stitch about an inch of material before the needle gets stuck. When I remove the material, the top stitch looks pretty good but the bottom stitch is loose and all over the place. When I removed the bobbin case, I noticed that the upper thread is getting tangled up in the bobbin case. I have followed the manual completely. Does anyone have any ideas for this clueless gal?

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Re: upper thread getting tangled in the bobbin

Always remember T-N-T. Thread, Needle, Tension. Assuming its threaded properly, is the needle all the way in and facing the right direction? These symptoms also suggest the bobbin may be in the bobbincase upside down thus turning in the wrong direction. Hope this helps.

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Re: upper thread getting tangled in the bobbin

I hadn't used the machine in awhile and had actually threaded the machine incorrectly, bu the T-N-T made me rethink each step.

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