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Help! Tension problems? (I think)

susannahwollman's picture

My thread is tangling underneath the fabric. I think that it is caused by tension problems, but nothing I do seems to help. This just started. The last thing I sewed was fine.

marymary's picture

It is possible that your (post #35401, reply #1 of 2)

It is possible that your upper thread is not seated in the tension disks.  You don't say what machine you have, but all machines have a tension disk, even if you can't see them.

Remove the thread from both the bobbincase and the upper threading and start over, preferably with a different thread just to test.. 

stillsuesew's picture

Make sure you have it (post #35401, reply #2 of 2)

Make sure you have it threaded correctly.  It sounds like you make not have thread through the takeup lever.