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Material is puckering.i was hemming pants ,that went good;so i tried working with a very light material.threads are nor releasing, i guess, as the material is pulling together as i sew, its all puckered.

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You should always use needles that are the right size and sharpness for different fabrics. any fabric store can help you with this. according to your machine the smaller the # on the needle the finer teh fabric it will sew. also using the right weight of thread is important...light weight thread for light weight fabric and heavier for thicker fabrics

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If the fabric is puckering when you sew, it is most likely because the thread tension is too tight. Make sure you are using a brand-new needle compatible with your fabric--using a 70 or 80 needle and a lighter weight thread may work better as a 90 or higher needle is big enough that it can stretch the fabric before penetrating it, causing puckering.. Puckering also occurs more frequently when sewing light-weight fabrics and may necessitate using a walking foot or a stabilizer to help give the fabric more body as it is stitched (wash-away stabilizer would probably be good when sewing washable fabrics). Another thing that may cause puckering is when the bobbin is wound at a fast speed. Slowing down when winding the bobbin will reduce the amount of stretch added to the bobbin thread. If it is stretched going onto the bobbin, it will shrink back up when it is stitched to your fabric. Also check whether your machine has a presser foot pressure adjustment. The pressure should be lighter when sewing finer fabrics, ie silk, and heavier when sewing thicker fabrics like wool or denim.

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Cant let any type of material go through its self or it puckers tryed every combination of tension model xl3520 brother


If your material is puckering then the thread tension (Top and Bottom) are way too tight. Loosen both.

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I am trying to hem a pair of Lulu Lemon yoga pants and the material keeps getting caught (pulled down into the needle guide.) I am using a double needle and in "B" # 73. That design actually allows the...


Most likely the pants are a knit or stretchy fabric and you should be using a ballpoint needle especially for knits. Try poking the needles through your fabric and pull them back out just to see if there's a burr on one of them. If not, you can use them if you can't get the ballpoint ones. If the fabric is knit and it keeps getting caught, try putting a stabilizer under the fabric to get it to sew smoothly. You can try a light tearaway from Joanne Fabrics. If you can't get to a store, try waxed paper, tissue paper, an old pattern or anything that you have that can be torn away after you stitch. You only need a strip on the bottom of the hem. If the pattern is intricate and the paper sticks after the tearaway process, you can just dampen the paper so it will fall off. Hope this solves your problem.

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Let us assume you are taking up a hem of a pair of pants. Try them on and put a pin where you want the hem to finish i.e. this will be the bottom of the pants. Take pants off, turn them inside out (careful that your pin does not fall out!) and fold the excess pants on that pin mark. The excess fabric should be on the outside, not tucked inside the leg tunnel. Measure how much it is from the existing hem to where you folded it over, let us say for the purposes of this exercise it is 4 inches. Your hem is to be 1 inch and you need 1/2 inch to turn under for a neat finish, total 1 1/2 inches, so you need to cut off 2 1/2 inches from the bottom of each pants leg. Fold 1/2inch at new leg bottom (wrong side of fabric to wrong side), press, fold 1 inch hem same way and press. Place pins every 2inches or so at a right angle to the hem edge. Pins should come out 1/4inch from edge of hem where the 1/2inch neatening fold was made (this is where I wish I could draw a picture!). Fold the hem back inside the leg tunnel. The pins should make the fabric fold under only enough so that 1/4inch of the hem sticks out beyond the pants leg. You will sew on this bit using the blind hem stitch (04 on my 7550). You might need to adjust the stitch width - not length - so that the straight part of the stitch goes along the hem bit and the zig-zag JUST bites into the pants leg fabric.
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