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The bobbin thread is loose and bunches up under the material i have a model 1030 and i dont remember where the tenson is

I have a model berinia 1030 the tnesion is to loose and bunches up on the bottom side and i do not no where the twnsion control is.

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Re: the bobbin thread is loose and bunches up under the...

It is the dial to the right of the take up arm on top. If you go all the way to 10 and nothing happens then you'll need to take it to your nearest technician or Bernina dealership. Also its possible you may have put your bobbin in the bobbincase the wrong way. After putting the bobbin in the case and pulling the thread the bobbin should turn clockwise.
Good luck.

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Re: the bobbin thread is loose and bunches up under the...

I have a Brother VX-1120. I'm not sure if I'm putting the bobbin back in the case correctly because the bottom stich is loose and bunches on the bottom side of the fabric. The thread breaks also.

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My thread bunches up on my material

On top of the fabric? The problem is either the upper tension is too tight and/or the bobbin tension is too loose.

Under the fabric (thread nesting)? The upper tension could be too loose and/or the bobbin tension is too tight. Also could mean the upper thread is not seated properly in the upper tension disk or it is threaded incorrectly. Remove the thread. RAISE the presser foot. Then rethread from the beginning--verify the thread pathway is correct.


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I'm having trouble properly threading my Elna 1010. Could you please help? The bobbin thread keeps bunching up and breaking

bunching of thread under the material is an indication of insufficient tension of the needle thread
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Sounds like bird nesting.
The #1 thing is to install a brand new needle (old, worn, nicked, or bent needles can create a lot of havoc).

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Singer 758 model and the thread is bunching up from the bobbin under the material

try changing the needle--flat side goes to the back of machine
rethread the machine top & bobbin--make sure to use every thread guide
make sure bobbin is wound correctly & inserted correctly in the bobbin case
clean under the needle plate & in the bobbin area for lint or loose threads
if you don't have a manual try singer
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The top thread just hangs and knots on bottom of material

try changing the needle-flat side goes to the back of the machine
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When i sew the bobbin thread bunches up. what to do?

remove the thread and bobbin.
take out your manual and follow the exact instructions for threading and inserting bobbin.

If this does not help check the tension on the top(the number should be about mid way).
If it is too low it will bunch up on the bottom.

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