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Thread loops up on the bottom of my piece and then binds up the machine.

I have a White 4400 Embroidery Machine, brand New, It likes to loop up the thread on the bottom of the piece that I'm working with and then creates a big mess down in the bobin chamber. I have tried to correct this problem by adjusting the tension, might work for a short period of time and then it starts to loop again. I have checked and double checked with the manuel to make sure everything is setup the way the manuel states and it still doesn't matter. I contacted White to see if they could help, they said to take it to a Tech. to have them look at it. I don't have a tech near me, I would have to drive 300 miles to one. I really hope you can help me with this.

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Re: Thread loops up on the bottom of my piece and then...

Make sure that the tread is fully between the tension disks. Hold the thread at the spool and when placing it through the tension assembly pull both ends firmly.

When you increase the tension, pull on the thread while the presser foot lift lever is down and see if it gets harder to pull. If not, the thread is not between the disks or the machine is malfunctioning and must go for repair.

Large loops on the bottom are almost always caused by little or no tension on top.

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