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Need help with my sewing machine..Oh no

Old 06-08-2012, 06:39 PM
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I have a singer heavy duty sewing machine. Was sewing along and put my project down for a day and when i came back to sew this is what the stitches looked like. I sure hope the pictures work. I used pink thread for the top thread and i used white thread in the bobbin. The pink thread is showing up on the bottom of the fabric. Sure hope someone has a suggestion to what's wrong. Thanks so much
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The first picture is the top and the second pic is the bottom..
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Old 06-08-2012, 06:42 PM
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It's a top tension problem. Did you bump it accidentally and move it a bit?
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Old 06-08-2012, 06:46 PM
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Rethread both the top and bottom - do a complete redo - and maybe change your needle - make sure it hasn't come loose -

And then if it's still weird - do what Scissor Queen suggested

So many times - if it was okay a few minutes ago - the thread seems to 'jump the track' and rethreading it seems to help fix the problem
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Agree. Check your top threading, I usually find something came unthreaded somewhere, or the thread is caught on something.
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Old 06-08-2012, 06:52 PM
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Try cutting your thread always at the spool and pulling the thread through the needle. Do this a couple of times in case there is a little piece of lint in there. I was told never to pull thread backwards through the tension disks. Could build up lint. That said, I agree it's an upper thread tension problem. Also try a different needle. Clean everywhere, especially in bobbin and feed dog area. Could be an odd little piece of lint somewhere. Let us know if none of this helps.
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Thanks for the suggestions. I retreaded the machine, put in a new new needle and even tried changing the setting on the top tension. but it still comes out the same. I don't know what happened.
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I think i'll try that silver thread. I always pull the tread backwards. Will go back and check all the cleaning..Thanks
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Sorry i ment Silver needle
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You may have to do some sample sewing on a different fabric with assorted tensions until it snaps out of it. I would check the bobbin area real good for lint too. It's probably an issue of lint in the bobbin area. Take it apart and clean it out real well.
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