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My bobbin thread is not drawing up on my brother sewing machine cs6000i, how do I adjust the tension for the Bobbin thread?

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How do I adjust a too loose tension?


Sound like your top thread tension is loose try increase the tension.

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The stitching is not right. It looks fine on the top of the fabric, but bunches up on the bottom


Looping or bunching on on the bottom is a result of problems with the TOP TENSION.
Rethread the upper thread and adjust tension. Try again.

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I am using my new brother CS-60001 sewing machine for the first time and I can't stop the bobbin thread from tangling. I feel the machine is threaded correctly, the bobbin thread is tightly wound and...


Hi. You "feel" that the machine is threaded correctly? You should probably completely pull the thread out and start over, making certain that it is threaded correctly. Once that is done, double check to make sure the thread is pulled all the way into the tension discs. Make sure also that you have lowered the presser foot. Is the bobbin inserted in it's case correctly? Every aspect is critical to proper function. You may also want to revue your manual.

Sep 06, 2011 | Brother CS6000i Computerized Sewing...

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Tension is loose. Have adjusted to make tighter but underneath is still too loose. Any suggestions?


Check the bobbin tension and that the thread is tight around the bobbin. Make sure that the bobbin is in the right way around - the bobbin thread should double back on itself coming out of the bobbin holder.

Feb 22, 2011 | Brother CS6000i Computerized Sewing...

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My bobbin thread keeps looping and knotting. I have adjusted the tension and tried every stinkin one with no avail. I tried changing the needle, tried different thread, re-threaded the maching and the...


Amber,

Have you been using new bobbins? I purchased what I thought was the same size bobbin I had been using for my cs6000i, they differed in size only very, very slightly . For the life of me I couldn't figure out why I was having such trouble with my bottom thread. Upon placing one old bobbin (the correct size) beside one of the new ones I realized the difference. Make sure they are part code: SA156.

If this isn't the problem you could always adjust the tension in the bobbin casing itself with a screwdriver; the correct screw usually has a bit of paint on top of it so it's easy to locate. However, I would do that as a last resort, I've only had to tighten the bobbin casing when using elastic thread.
I hope this helps!

Jan 12, 2011 | Brother CS6000i Computerized Sewing...

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The bobbin thread keeps ending up in a big tangle as I'm trying to sew a simple stitch. Bobbin is loaded correctly, thread tension was adjusted both up and down in number, tried straight basic stitches...


Suggest taking the machine back to where you bought it and have them try to help if you are doing something wrong, or replace the machine if it has an internal problem. Good luck!

Dec 29, 2010 | Brother CS6000i Computerized Sewing...

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My bobbin thread is not drawing up on my brother sewing machine cs6000i, could it be y bobbin case


If the thread is being trapped in the bobbin area, yes, it could be the bobbin case. If the thread goes around the bobbin case and come back up then it is probably out of time and needs to be sent to a repair shop.

May 04, 2010 | Brother CS6000i Computerized Sewing...

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Top stitche is to tight and bottom stitche is to loose


Meaning you have adjusted the tension for the top thread as well as the bobbin?

Use two distinct colors of thread - one for the top and one for the bottom.

Thread the machine with the presser foot up.

The two threads should meet in the middle of the stitch with neither obvious on the opposite side of the seam.

Set the top thread tension to 4 and adjust the bobbin as needed.

May 01, 2010 | Brother CS6000i Computerized Sewing...

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Bobbin thread comes out in a mass of threads


ENSURE you have threaded the bobbin properly and at the right tension. Also, ensure that you have routed the bobbin thread properly in the bobbin case.

Apr 02, 2010 | Brother CS6000i Computerized Sewing...

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Difficulty adjusting tension to avoid bobbin looping


it sounds like your bobbin tension is too tight. to adjust bobbin tension, remove bobbin case (remove needle plate first) and adjust bobbin tension screw on side of case until bobbin thread has a slight resistance as you pull it through the bobbin case.

this will be trial and error until you get best result. you should always try and match top and bottom threads. if the top thread is quite thick you may have continue to increase needle thread tension until balanced.

scott

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