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Skipped stitches I have been having problems with skipped stitches. When I first got the machine everything worked fine. But on the last few quilts I can't prevent skipped stitches. I have changed needles, thread, tension, cleaned, you name it I have probable tried it. I think my problem is timing. How can you adjust this?? Thanks

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  • Hestine May 29, 2008

    Hi
    Yes, I've got the Janome Delux DX a very old machine. My machine don't catch the bottom thread. I've changed the needle and set the timing @ the bottom with the bobben. What else can I do?


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You will need to take your machine to a dealer and have it adjusted. Machines should be cleaned and serviced at least once a year. Needles should be replaced when dull. Skipping stitches can also be from using the wrong kind of needle. When quilting on cotton, use sharp needles, when sewing on knits use a ball needle. You can use a universal needle but they aren't perfect and will cause skipping on some fabrics.

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