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Embroidery Machine How do you adjust the tension on the Futura when you embroider? No where in the help section does it tell you how to do this.

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  • Lindypac Nov 26, 2007

    That does not work. My stitches are either too tight or too loose.

  • MaggieE Dec 14, 2007

    When it first starts sewing the initial stitches are very loose I can see the little loops but when it embroiders on top of it it's fine but the little loops come out on the sides because they were too loose.
    On the back I think it's too tight because the bobbin thread is pulling the top thread I don't know what's wrong with it. I have it set on E.

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There is a numbered dial which has numbers and the letter E.  Turn it to E for embroidery.  Thats is the correct tension.

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    Phyllis Bendzunas Jan 30, 2015

    I have been using my embroidery fuction for a few years now and it always had a good tension result until the past 4 times I have used it. Now the tension is off even though it is still set on the E as I have always had it. What is wrong now after useing a while does it need to be adjusted again to work right?

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