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Bobbin Thread When I embroider, sometimes the bobbin thread will show through and overtakes the color that is supposed to be embroidered. I am using the correct bobbin thread.

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I have had the same problem. I always just used the same color of bobbin thread as on the top. It is a pain to change inbetween each block, but the designs usually look perfect. I will have to try playing with the tension.

Posted on Dec 13, 2008

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To fix this so the top thread isn't pulling too hard lower the tension of the top thread. This should fix it.

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Your tension on top can be loosened. If this causes your stitch to be too loose then tighten your bobbin tension. Just think of the top and bottom tensions as a tug of war. They must be even to get the stitch in the middle of the material.

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I'm not exactly familiar with your machine but... a few things you should know. 1. You need a metallic thread Needle. or at least one with a larger hole. 2. Check your bobbin carrier, if anything catches or jams between between the spring and the case it can loosen the bobbin tension and make the top show too much bobbin color. 3. If your bobbin spring becomes grooved from the wear of the thread... same thing. 4. If your spring and everything is ok and clean... tighten the tiny screws to tighten the bobbin tension some.

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I have a singer Futura CE-250. I am having problems with the tension I think. While embroidering the top thread is showing completely on the underside of the material. In other words the bobbin thread...

One of the things they don't really tell you about embroidering with the singer machines is that you really do need to use the same color in both the bobbin and the top. No matter how much you adjust the tension, you will still end up with some of the thread from both showing through on the other side, unlike with most other machines.

I found this out from a Singer technician about 3 years ago when I had the same problem with my CE 150 and was going nuts! He worked with both Singers, Vikings and Huskvarna's. and saved my sanity after demonstrating a lot of technical stuff that basically showed me why Singers did this.

Save your sanity-just bite the bullet and use the same thread in the bobbin as you do in the top.

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With the embroidering, some of the bobbin thread is SUPPOSED to show on the top of your embroidery-the machine isn't doing anything incorrectly. You'll need to thread your bobbin with the same thread as you are using with the top. I had the same "problem" when I first got the machine and took it to a wonderful local technician whose helped me with a lot of things who informed me that this is perfectly normal on embroidery machines.

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The bobbin thread is sewing loose - after sewing you can just pull the thread out. Stitches are uneven in length some short some long.

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Check your bobbin case. Thread the bobbin through your bobbin case while holding it in your left hand. Pull the thread with your right hand and feel if there is any resistance. If not, you need to adjust the tension on the bobbincase. Also check if a piece of thread or fluff did not get stuck between the tension blades on the bobbin case. If you are not sure how to adjust the tension on the bobbin case, ask your dealer to do it.

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