Know Right Away of the Bobbin Tension is the Problem!
If your machine is having tension problems and nothing seems to help, it may be the tension regulator on the bobbin case that’s causing the issue. The bobbin tension may be either too loose or too tight.
There’s a quick test that will help you quickly determine whether or not the bobbin case is the culprit. An article from Cool Cottons shows you how.
The article also tells you exactly how to tighten or loosen the tension on the bobbin case. Be careful. Start with a small change and go from there.
Of course, you won’t know for sure if the adjustment is exactly right until you sew a test line of stitching. But, this simple test should help you determine whether or not the bobbin is the issue.
A good article from She’s a Sewing Machine Mechanic provides additional information about tension issues. Read it here.
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