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New Home sewing maching, using Gutermann thread to sew faced, turned "windows" (square)....PROBLEM: the machine checks, the thread pulls, seriously nests on the underside and I notice that the thread spool (on top) seems to have "thrown" a loop of thread that twists before feeding into the tension mechanisms. Thread also becomes wound around spindle underneath the bottom of the spool. I have to stop, work the thread free, clear multiple threads that have become jammed up in and around the bobbin and bobbin spindle. I've got my needle in correctly, tension adjusted, machine is clean and oiled, thread tails are not an issue as I hold them clear at all point -- beginning, turns, ends. I never had this problem with any other thread or when working any other procedure or sewing technique. I always make the turns with the needle completely down in the fabric.... Help!

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  • burtja117 Jul 29, 2010

    Excuse me, the model number is 1502, I mis-typed....

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1.put new spool of thread on
2.watch the thread on the take up lever,make sure it doesn't come off
3.check the tension disk for loose threads, if there are threads pull out
4.check needle for being bent or blunt --if so replace

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