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It is not stitching regularly. It will hook a couple of stitches then skip numerous stitches.

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1. Replace the needle.
2. Check the tension. Tension can cause a real problem if it isn't set properly.
3. Always thread with the pressure foot up. As you are threading give little pulls to ensure there is no snags.
4. To check the timing do this: Move the needle all the way to the left and sew with a straight stitch. Do the same on the right.
5. Was there a difference between the two? If one sewed better than the other the sewing machine will need to be tuned.

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2. The wrong needle for your fabric
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3. Incorrect machine threading
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https://moonlightingquilts.wordpress.com/2012/04/19/skipping-the-skipped-stitches-in-your-free-motion-quilting/

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