How do you get the right bobbin tension?

Why is my bottom stitch loose?

Probable Causes: – Top or bobbin thread is not set correctly. – Make sure that the bobbin was threaded properly in the shuttle race. …

Why is my bobbin thread not catching?

Check the upper thread. – Check to see if your upper tension is too tight. … – Your thread could be caught on something between the needle and your spool of thread if so, your thread will be too tight for the needle to pick up the bobbin thread. – Make sure that the upper thread is threaded properly.

How do I stop my thread from breaking on my sewing machine?

Make sure the spool of thread is installed correctly using the correct size spool cap for the size of spool. For details, refer to “Place a spool of thread on a spool pin”. Make sure the needle is correctly inserted with the flat side facing the back and pushed up into the machine as far as possible.

Why is my bottom stitch not straight?

If your thread is pulled tight on the underside and not forming an even stitch then (counter-intuitively) it’s usually the top thread tension that’s wrong. Sometimes very lightweight fabrics such as sheers can get dragged down into the machine so it’s a good idea to use a straight stitch plate.

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