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Stitches My stitches are too loose. You can even see the stitches on the front of the material. I can't seem to be able to adjust and get them right by using the manual. Please help!

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If the tension dial don't make the stitch better, then the machine needs to be checked to see if tension dial need adjustment or there is a timing problem

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