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Sounds like your hook to needle timing is off. When you sew through thick materials, a lot of machines
have issues where the needle sticks in the fabric but all the internal parts shift and this causes the hook to needle timing to go out. The begging signs of this is skipping stitches. You will have to have you local independent sewing store do this adjustment for you

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Posted on Jun 06, 2010


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