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Check the needle. Is it the right size? Right type? (for the fabric). Put in correctly? If sewing though thicker material you need a bigger needle.,

Check the bobbin tension and make sure it isn't too tight. Also make sure it is wound correctly. Does it pull through by hand when you pull on the thread?

Then check the top tension and make sure it isn't too tight or too loose.

Those are the most likely problems.

Posted on Apr 09, 2011

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