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The underside stitch is a mass of loose thresd

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A mass of loose thread on the bottom of the fabric most likely indicates a total loss of upper tension. Remove the upper thread, raise the presser foot and rethread the machine. Make sure that the upper tension knob/dial is around 5. If you still have a problem, let me know what brand and model you have.

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Be sure to Always Raise the presser foot when threading the top thread. This may help with your situation.

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if the stitching is loose on the underside you have to figure out if it is the top thread going to the underside and making loops of thread, your tension is too loose so tighten ever so slightly and sew a few stitches till it is even, if it is the bobbin thread that is bunching up try re threading it and make sure you are using the same thread on both bobbin and top, some will not work together. hope this helps good luck

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The underside of the stitching is loose how can i fix that I toyed the bobbing that did not work please help!!!!!


When the underside of the stitching is loose the problem is most likely with the top thread. Unthread the machine then rethread it making sure that the thread is securely in the tension disk and the machine is correctly threaded.

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Masses of thread on the underside is actually a top tension problem. If you can see into the top tension area, make certain there are no jammed threads, lint, yecch in there. Lift and lower the presser foot lever and see if the tension opens and closes. If it does not, it may be stuck open and not putting any tension on the top thread. Make sure your top tension is set in the middle of its range.

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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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Tension underside looks good, but top side the bobbin thread show


sometimes when you reset the top tension dont forget to reset the bobbin tension so try to tighten the bobbin tension

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The thresd gets knotted and it won't stitch


Rethread your machine
Make sure your cotton runs through the two tension plates
Check that your top tension is set on 5
Make sure your bobbin case is threaded correctly
Lastly, make sure there is no cotton stuck between your top tension's plates(take a long needle and remove any fluff)

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I found a screw on the bobbin case (where you put the cotton for the underside stitching) which was very loose. I tightened it and that created more tension for the bottom thread which solved the problem.

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It's very possible the bobbin is in upside down and the thread is coming out of the lower tension. Pull on the thread and the bobbin should turn counter clockwise if it is correct . If it turns clockwise, flip the bobbin over , put the thread through the lower tension and try it again. The topside stitch is loose either because the lower tension is loose(or non-existent) or the top thread is too tight.
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BOTTOM STITCH IS ALWAYS LOOSE


If the top stitch is loose, then you need to tighten the bobbin tension: if the bottom stitch is loose, tighten the top tension. Hope this helps. It could also be the size needle and thread you are using for a particular fabric. Different fabrics require different notions.

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