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I have a ce 100 and the bobbin thread comes up and gets into my embroidery pattern. how do i loosen the top tension to stop this from happening. my purple flower has white in it from the bobbin :(

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Just an FYI-the bobbin thread needs to match your top thread. The majority of the thread that appears in the top of your embroidery actually IS the bobbin thread. The machine is working correctly. Don't use a bobbin full of white thread-instead, thread a bobbin with the color your doing the embroidery work in to match and you will have a perfectly beautiful embroidery.

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Not completely sure on your model but you have to adjust (loosen) the tension on the top thread to match the tension on the bottom thread. Usually there is a wheel on the upper right of the machine. the tension adjust is the knob inside that wheel. Turn counter clockwise about 1/8 turn. Then try and repeat until it works. Check owners manual for top thread tension adjustment if needed.

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