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Bobbin problem, maybe?

I'm relatively new at sewing machines.. that being said, I seem to be struggling with the bobbin in my machine. I can't seem to load it right so the machine sews properly. I load the bobbin in as I believe is correct (judging as best I can from the instructions) and make a few passes with it.. I open to look at the bobbin again and there is a mass of tangled string from the spool on top of my machine. What in the world am I doing wrong?

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You need to increase your top tension.
Immediately after threading the machine, but before you thread the needle, with the presser foot in the up position, grab the thread at the bottom and top, and "floss" it a few times. This will ensure that the thread works its way into the tension assemblies.
Then raise your tension to about 4.5, drop the presser foot, and you should be good to go.

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