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Jul 30, 2014 - Turn the thread tension dial to select an appropriate thread tension. The appropriate thread tension differs according to the type of fabric and thread being used. ... If the upper threading and lower threading are incorrect, the thread tension cannot be adjusted correctly, even by turning the thread tension dial.
Incorrectly threaded machine: Did you use all thread guides? Did you thread with the presser foot down,which would keep the thread from slipping fully between tension discs? Is thread unwinding freely from the spool, or catching on the spool's slash? Are you using a bobbin as a spool (which can interfere with the thread ...
Nov 2, 2008 - When the bobbin thread shows on the right side, the needle tension is too tight or the bobbin thread, too loose, as shown in the middle drawing at right. When the needle thread shows on the wrong side, the needle tension is too loose or the bobbin thread, too tight, as shown in the bottom drawing at right.
I've seen many sewers make the mistake of using the same tension setting for all their sewing projects and then they wonder why the finish isn't perfect. The fact is, the wrong tension is a sewing disaster. It can ruin your sewing project and literally give you a tension headache. Knowing how to troubleshoot your tension ...
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Learn how to correct thread tension so that your stitches come out perfect no matter the type of fabric you're ...
When sewing fabrics together problems can occur when the thread tension is not correct, the needle or bobbin is not inserted properly, or the machine is not threaded correctly. Threading instructions for sewing machines and overlockers are included in the machine's manual and should be consulted before you start sewing ...
Be sure, when you thread the machine, you ALWAYS RAISE the presser foot. Also when threading from the thread tree down through the tension disk, give each thread an extra little tug to make sure it is seated.
Always thread each thread in the order specified. Threading out of order will guarantee failure. If a thread breaks, start over with no thread in the machine.
Not knowing the make & model of the machine limits out ability to help. What is Step 4? When threading the top thread, ALWAYS RAISE the presser foot. Verify that the thread path is correct--mis-threading is a frequent cause of broken thread.
Most machines thread basically the same.
Take up lever
There may be an extra or one less of the guides but for the most part I've been able to thread any machine.
Good luck and god bless
which model do you have? tip the head back & fill the sump to the high line on most flats. overlocks you need to unscrew the top cap & fill untill the sight glass is full to the top line. some require you to oil daily check the manual
thread this machine by taking a strain of thread from the spool pull it to the thread guide on top left side of machine criss cross the thread when you wrap it around the thread guide pull thread down and loop it under the needle thread tension control dial bring thread up and loop it on the thread take up lever, continue down to the needle looping it first around the metal piece above it then through the needle it self pull thread to back of sewing manchine with the bobbin thread