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I have a Bernina 340 Deco embroidery computer. I am having trouble (lots) with the thread looping on top of fabric.

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Either try rethreading machine from beginning... or your top tension is too loose... did you switch it over? I have a Singer futura and I have to switch a couple things around for sewing or embroidery...hope it helps

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