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My needle will not stay threaded. It gets gobs of thread on the underside of the fabric, and does not stitch at all evenly. I have a 1965 Necchi Supernova, and I love the machine.

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Try rethreading, make sure the foot is up, change the needle, make sure there are no loose threads or lints under bobbin case. You might also try rewnding the bobbin to make sure it is wound evenly.

Posted on Jun 20, 2009

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Hi. I have a Necchi MOD559. For some reason the stitches on the bottom stay too loose, so that I get little string hooks and not a clean tight stitch. From the top it looks great. Advice anyone?


Yep, It is called bird nesting or thread nesting. The number one reason is that the top thread is not seated completely in the top tension disk.

Install a brand new needle.
Remove the top thread from the machine.
ALWAYS RAISE the presser foot and rethread from the beginning. Confirm the thread path is correct.
Now recheck your machine stitching.

Remember if the thread issue shows under the fabric, it is a top thread problem. If the thread issue shows on top of the fabric, it is a bobbin problem.

If the top thread still shows on the underside of the fabric, you may need to tighten the top thread so it will pull the bobbin thread up.

What causes Bird Nests Superior Threads

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May 24, 2017 | Necchi Sewing Machines

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Needle stitch fine. Bobbin stitch loops.


First, try a brand new needle.

Second, consider using a better quality thread. By all means, AVOID old or bargain bin threads. Coats & Clark used to be a standard, but thread quality has improved over the past few years, so you may want to check out other brands like Aurafil, Superior, Isacord, etc. Also, cotton wrapped polyester thread releases thread lint that contributes to build-up of gunk in the machine. Some sewists have noted that they experience more sewing issues when using C&C threads. However, some machines will do better with certain thread brands than others, so some experimentation may be beneficial.

Third, check the stitch on your sample again. Generally, when thread loops appear on the underside of the fabric, it is the upper thread that is the problem. If loopy threads appear on the top of the fabric, it is the bobbin thread that is the issue. You can even use a different color in the top to help distinguish which thread is the problem.

Fourth, when threading the upper thread, Always Raise the Presser Foot during the threading process so the tension disk is released and the thread can seat properly. "Bird nesting" occurs when the thread is not seated in the tension disk.
Sewing Machine Thread Bunching Up Here Why

Birds nest under the fabric big loops of thread top side looks good...

Fifth, when the upper thread appears on the underside of the fabric, the upper thread tension is too loose. If the bobbin thread appears on the top of the fabric, the tension thread is too tight (or the bobbin thread is loose). Start out with the upper tension set at the midway point and tweak it from that point. The tension is ideal when both upper and bobbin threads meet in the middle of the fabric.

Also, remember that tension is not static--a tension setting for chiffon will most likely not work on cotton or denim. Get comfortable adjusting the tension to suit the project you are sewing.

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May 24, 2016 | Sewing Machines

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Lots of thread on bobbin side


If it is the top thread making gobs under the fabric (thread nesting or bird nesting), usually the upper tension needs to be tightened.

Install a brand new needle. Raise the presser foot and re-thread from the beginning. (Raising the presser foot allows the thread to seat properly in the tension disks.) Check your manual to be sure you are threading correctly. Re-test the stitch and tighten or loosen the upper tension until both upper and bobbin threads meet in the middle of the fabric.

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Nov 27, 2015 | Sewing Machines

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Machine not sewing properly


Did you check the adjustment for the stitch "tightness"?

Jul 31, 2015 | Sewing Machines

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How do I adjust tension on a Necchi Lydia 510 sewing machine?


loops under fabric means top tension needs to be tightened
try cleaning the top tension dial with some unwaxed dental floss and see if that helps. if it doesn't then the tension dial may need to be replaced
also check to make sure the spool of thread is not getting caught on the spool holder
also try a new needle--one that is correct for the fabric being sewed

Feb 10, 2015 | Necchi Sewing Machines

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Can't get the tension or the stitches to regulate


try a tension setting of 3 or 4
my mechanical necchi is set on 4, but the tension should be adjusted according to the fabric & thread & needle
here's a tip for needle & thread compatibility

Cut 6-8 inch piece of thread of the spool you are going to use for your project
Take the needle you are going to use for the project
& insert the thread thru the eye of the needle
& lift one end of the thread to a 45 degree angle
& if the needle is the right size for the thread it will slide down the thread
But if the needle hangs on the thread you need one size larger needle for the thread

Oct 26, 2010 | Necchi 6030 Mechanical Sewing Machine

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My bobbin stitch is loose. I have tried adjusting tension and have changed the needle.


A. To correct loose stitches, try the following: (1) Balance the thread tension. If the stitches are loose on top of the fabric, decrease the tension to the next lower number. If they are loose on the underside set the tension to the next higher number. (2) Make sure the needle/upper thread follows the threading path. (3) Check to see that the bobbin case is threaded properly. (4) Use a different size needle. For fine fabrics, use a smaller needle (size 9, 11); medium-weight fabrics require a size 14 or 16. And use a size 18 or "Denim" needle for heavy corduroy or denim.

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I have a Necchi 535 sewing machine and the thread tangles


if the thread under the fabric is a matted mess
1.the needle thread tension is to loose
2.needle is either to heavy or to fine for the thread
3.check to make sure the thread isn't off the thread take-up lever

Jul 30, 2010 | Necchi Sewing Machines

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Stitches are looping on the underneath and missing some stitches


Refer to the manual for cleaning.

Replace the needle with the size recommended for the type of fabric being sewn. The flat side of the needle is usually facing the back of the machine - check manual to be sure.

Always thread any sewing machine with the presser foot up. This opens the tension control so the thread can properly enter this device.

When a sewing machine is threaded with the foot down, the tension control closes and the thread cannot enter as it should

You then get loose stitches because the top thread and bobbin thread cannot make a proper stitch and the tension of the bobbin thread is pulling the top thread to the underside of the fabric.


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Singer 301A needle breaks


do you have a book, refer to threading. This machine threads differently than most, threads like a 221 featherweight. Needle goes in backwards, and threads backwards. in wrong and you can have problems, also threading can cause your problem if you have missed tension or a thread guide. great little machine

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