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Singer Futura CE100 Embroidery

The top thread is balling up under material. It only does this when embroidering. Top tension is set on E & instruction manual says bottom tension was set at factory. It will start embroidering then starts tangling up. I've changed needles, needles size & material.

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Re: singer Futura CE100 Embroidery

Check to be sure machine is being threaded correctly first, then when pressure foot is lowered pull thread and see if you are getting tension, if not assembly is bad

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