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The tension is way off and the tension dial doesn't correct the problem

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  • Laura Connor May 15, 2008

    The thread from the bobbin (on the bottom of fabric) tangles and sometimes the thread in the bobbin tangles and jams inside the bobbin case.

  • Anonymous May 15, 2008

    the tension on the bottom of the fabric bunchs up when I am quilting using the free-motion foot on the quilting frame



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  • Anonymous May 15, 2008

    The thread tension bunch up on the bottom of the fabric when I quilt using the quilting fram

  • roxsew Jun 03, 2008

    The thread tension is off and adjusting the top thread tension does not seem to help. I was machine quilting and it was working fine until I filled a bobbin. After that the tension was bad, thread bunches up on the back. seems that the top thread tension is too loose. HELP!

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You need to explain which tension, upper or lower. In other words, does it bunch up on top of the fabric or below it.

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