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I am doing some machine embroidery on my Bernina Artista 730 and the upper thread keeps breaking. I have changed the needle and rethreaded many, many times!

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Use a bigger eye in the needle and loosen of the needle thread tension a bit
needles are all the same length but come with various size eyes to accommodate thicker or thinner threads
use scrap material until you get a good combination

Posted on Jan 04, 2017

  • Thank you for your input. I changed the thread and didn't have the problem again. Same type of thread, but possibly just a bad/old/weak thread?

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