Diagnose and Prevent Bird Nests with These Tips

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At one time or another, anyone who sews is sure to end up with a bird nest of thread coming up from under the needle plate. If you’re lucky, you just have a mass of thread to deal with. But, the fabric and/or needle may be damaged, as well. Not fun.

If your bobbin “blows up”, then what? What do you need to do to prevent it from happening again?

Diagnose and Prevent Bird Nests with These Tips

Often it’s a tension issue, or the machine wasn’t threaded properly. But, that’s not always the case.

So, first, you need to diagnose why it happened, then fix the underlying problem. But fix what, exactly?

Linda, from Craftaholics Anonymous, posed that question to her community of followers and compiled the suggestions. Several things can cause this to happen so read through the list to find the right solution for your situation.

Be sure to read through the comments below the article, as well. You’ll find a lot of good ideas there.

Click here for the “Help! My Bobbin just Blew up!” article.


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