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My stitch wont stay in the fabric what am i doin wrong

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Install a brand new needle--a damaged/bent needle frequently will not pick up the bobbin thread. When the needle thread connects with the bobbin thread, the two threads will be twisted around each other to form a loop.

If the threads are looped around each other but are very loose so one thread can simply be pulled out, then it is a tension problem. The tension is correct when the top and bobbin threads meet in the "middle" of the fabric.
Understanding Thread Tension Threads

If the top thread still does not catch the bobbin thread, most likely the machine is out of time. Search for sewing machine timing or take it for service.

Posted on May 15, 2017

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Needle thread tension worng
no thread in the bobbin
neeld /hook timing is wrong

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