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Thread loops on bottom--looping thread could be caused by 2 things
1.check the needle see if it's bent or blunt--lay needle on flat surface & roll the needle over---if needle does not roll true ---change needle
2.tension

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SOURCE: The thread loops underneath the fabric. Singer

loopy underneath means upper threading is wrong or no tension

Posted on Aug 23, 2009

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When sewing with straight stitch, I get loops underneath. I've changed bobbin, rethreaded, cleaned lint, etc. still making loops on under side.


You may need to adjust the tension knob for the thread . Usually located above the needle . screw it in a little at a time or perhaps it has a number scale if so increase to a higher number a little at a time till the stitches become correct.

Dec 18, 2016 | Sewing Machines

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Underneath of quilt the stitches are long with smaller topstitches is my top tension to loose or too tight


YOur top thread is looping, right? Re-thread your top thread, making sure you floss it into the tension system. When you drop the pressed foot it should offer tension to the thread. Right? When you have underside loops it would indicate too much thread, right? So either the tension is too low OR something is jerking on the top thread causing a loop.

Nov 20, 2013 | Baby Lock Esante

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The top stitch is perfect but underneath the material there are many loops. I am assuming this is from the bobbin. How do I correct this?


no, more likely your top tension is too loose causing the loops on the underside of your fabric, loops on top would be bobbin too loose. raise presser foot and rethread top thdead pulling thread into tension fully. set top tension dial to 5 and test sew. if still looping underneath try tightening top tension by turning dial up to 6. but usually top tension should only need minor adjustment tweeks. you can test top tension by lowering pressure foot to engage tension and holding thread just above needle thread guide, pulling thread downwards . there should be resistence on it to your pull. if you cant feel any then tension device may be faulty, and require service.

Jun 25, 2011 | Sewing Machines

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When I sew anything the thread underneath consists of large loops throughout the entire piece. It winds up using more thread than needed.


check you top thread tension first
then if you still have loops check bobbin thread tension
also check your needle

Sep 23, 2010 | Brother ES2000 Computerized Sewing Machine

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The top thread loops underneath. I believe the


Try threading the machine with the presser foot up and the tension set at 4.

If this does not fix the problem the machine will need repaired.

Mar 19, 2010 | Sewing Machines

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Needle thread looping underneath, threads not interlocking at all


If the machine is now threaded, lift the presser foot.

Now, pull about 10" of thread through the needle.

The next time you thread the machine, lift the presser foot first.

When the presser foot is up, the tension control opens and allows the thread to "seat" into the control, then when the foot is down the control closes to the indicated setting.

When threading the machine with the foot is down, thread does not enter the tension control and when you start to sew, there is no tension on the thread.

No tension = loosey, goosey, loopy stitches underneath.

Because the lack of tension on the top thread, the bobbin thread cannot lock a proper stitch.

Mar 10, 2010 | PfaFF Quilt & Craft Pro 7530

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Looping thread bottom side of fabric


That means you have not routed the bobbin thread properly, or bobbin has not been filled properly. Could also mean your tension is incorrect.

Feb 14, 2010 | Brother Sewing Machines

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My Pfaff sewing machine has started to loop the top thread underneath. Tried fixing the tension on the bobbin thread as they state in the manual, but the problem still persists. Any suggestions?


If the thread is looping underneath, you're top tension may be too loose or the thread may not be in the take-up lever. If it's looping on top, double check that the thread is in the bobbin tension or that the bobbin tension isn't too loose.

Oct 02, 2009 | PfaFF Creative 7570

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BOBBIN TREAD LOOPING UNDERNEATH


looping thread on the bobbin side means that the upper tension is too loose... make sure it's threaded correctly.

Jun 14, 2009 | Feiyue FS288

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Thread getting caught in machine underneath


Try rethreading the top of the machine making sure you get it thru the tension wheel correctly.. General rule of thumb.
If it loops on the bottom, the problem in on the top.. Loops on the top, problem is with the bobbin.

Apr 14, 2009 | Sewing Machines

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