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I have a singer-inspiration machine and it appears that the thread keeps getting caught up in the bobbin area so my thread birdnests. I am new to sewing and this is a new machine.

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  • teresita78 Aug 29, 2008

    I need help with this too... The threads get caught up underneath the material causing a huge mess. I have tried everything and I don't know what I am doing wrong... Please help!!

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"Birdnesting" occurs when there is no tension on the needle thread to pull the bobbin thread. This is easily corrected by rethreading the machine, following the threading path carefully and making sure the thread is fully engaged in the tension mechanism.

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