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Dear Sir / Madam,
If the needle thread becomes all tangled underneath when you begin to sew there are only a few things that can be wrong.
It is not only Singer machines but most domestics as people only use them occasionally and forget how to thread them correctly.
1) Get out your threading diagram and follow it carefully.
2) Make sure that the needle thread is in between the main tension discs, if it is only running around the edge of the discs the machine will do exactly what you say.
3) Lift the presser foot up with the lever at the back of the machine, this should part the main needle thread tension discs, DO NOT TRY and dismantle the tension assembly if you are not sure what to do.
I suggest you get a bit of fabric or similar and remove any lint that is trapped between the tension disks.
I hope I have helped you, but please contact me if you need more help.

Posted on Jul 25, 2009

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