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Gathering thread under the clothes

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I have a singer 328k sewing machine. When i try to sew then all thread gather under the clothes. do u have any suggession?

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  • atipnes Jun 22, 2008

    the thread gathers in clumps, it is in pieces on the under side of fabric. the upper side of fabric facing me seems fine, it looks like it skips a stitch here and there, so when i go to investigate, i find clumps of chopped up thread under the fabric.

    my entrire bobin case contents fell out and i wonder if i may have reinserted them wrong. im not taliking about the bobin or its case. im talking about the case that houses the bobin case. its a singer "prelude" from Target.

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Check needle to see if it's in backwards
check needle to see if it's bent-lay the needle on a flat surface & roll the needle over, if the needle doesn't roll good replace
check to make sure machine is threaded right
check for lint or loose thread fragment in bobbin area

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