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Thread wadding up

I am having trouble with my thread wadding up on me. I will just be sewing along, and then the thread wads and the needle will no longer move. I have tried taking out the thread, rethreading, and taking out the shuttle and race and reassembling them. Sometimes, it will even pull the fabric down into the machine when this occurs. What can I do?

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Re: thread wadding up

Tension!!!! Its all about the tension! I just had this issue after loosening my tension. So tighten it - the higher the number the tighter the tension. My tension is set at 6 on a Singer 9005 and it seems to work great. By turning it down to 4 I ended up with huge loops/wads of string. Hope this helps!

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