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Connie1948 has a great tip for keeping the tension disk clean

Connie1948 has a great tip for keeping the tension disk clean

Old 01-03-2009, 06:35 AM
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Hope you don't mind me starting a thread with your great tip.

Connie1948 wrote:

Never pull your thread out from the top; always cut it and bring it through the needle. This well help keep the tension disks clean as well as the rest of the innards. Thread has a grain and if you pull it out from the top you are leaving thread "dust bunnies (lint) behind in the innards of your machine. There is a little thread waste doing this but well worth it to keep machine up and running properly and no tension problems. Connie1948


Great tip!!!! I will start doing that today. It makes prefect since.







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Old 01-03-2009, 06:59 AM
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When I change threads I usually tie the new thread to the old one and pull it through. That way I don't have to do all the rethreading, just the needle. I guess I am doing something right, huh?

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Old 01-03-2009, 05:37 PM
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Wow. Thanks for the tip.
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Old 01-04-2009, 06:28 AM
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Hmmm, I'll have to keep that in mind, I seem to be having ongoing issues with thread tension, this can only help!
Thanks!
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I bought my sewing machine recently, and this was covered in class. The same goes for the bobbin they said to prevent lint from building up.
All these little great things.
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