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Changed bobbin now when i sew it locks the thread tangels what have i done wrong I have the Singer Curvey sewing machine

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See if Singer website can help, if not ask for more help from experts.
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Have u rechecked the fittings?

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    Yaz S Jul 15, 2008


    bring the bobbin thread up and

    then hold both threads at the back of the work as you start to stitch. hope this works for you

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    Yaz S Jul 15, 2008

    A general rule of thumb is to adjust the top tension when having problems with the bottom thread and adjust the bobbin tension when experiencing problems with your top stitch. To adjust the bobbin tension, most machines have a small screw on the side of the bobbin casing. Turn slightly to the left to loosen bobbin thread, turn to the right to tighten.

    When beginning to sew, hold the needle thread and the bobbin thread in one hand while guiding with the other. Don't pull, but hold taut. After a couple of good stitches, you can let go of the threads. Holding these threads during take-off prevents the thread from tangling and hanging up in the machine.

    If the thread tangles in the bobbin casing during stitching, clip threads to remove fabric from under the needle. Open bobbin area and remove any loose or tangled threads. Even the tiniest piece of thread which has remained stuck in the bobbin casing can cause the machine to sew improperly. Check to see that the machine is threaded correctly and that the bobbin is inserted properly in the casing.



    you should be able to make most minor repairs on the machine without professional assistance

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