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Thread: splitting thread

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    splitting thread

    I am new to free motion quilting and have been just teaching myself along the way. I have a problem with the upper thread on my maching splitting. What am i doing wrong?

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    two guesses:

    tension needs adjusting; or
    wrong size/type needle

    i consult these articles when i need to figure out which needle to use with which thread:

    http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/...eedle-know-how

    http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/...rview/page/all
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    thank you for the info Patrice

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