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There is a small metal 'thingamajig' that the bobbin thread goes by when it sew and every so often the plastic piece goes by that metal thing and cause loops on the underside. why is it doing this?

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Be sure that your bobbin thread is correctly placed, is the correct thread for the fabric, usually the same as the top thread, the needle is correct size for fabric. Correct tension - balance your tension, use new needle for each project and correct pressure. Have the machine cleaned-lint build up. Use new thread, sometimes old thread breaks down and creates skip stitches.

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