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too much thread gathers on underside of sewing

sewingforus | Posted in Teach Yourself To Sew on

Just learinig bought an old Singers Stylist 834 machine at a local secon hand store, got it home cleaned it

and threaded it just like the manual shown it. The problem I have is too much thread bunched up on the

untherside of the material,,, on the upperside the stiching looks great… any ideas???

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  1. Pattiann42 | | #1

    Thread loops on the underside of the fabric

    usually indicates the machine was threaded with the presser foot down and there is no tension on the upper thread.

    When the presser foot is up the upper tension opens.  During the threading process, this allows the thread to properly enter the tension control mechanism.

    Try re-threading, or just lift the presser foot and pull a few inches of thread through at the needle.

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