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Aside from hooping the fabric, fiddling with thread tensions, or more to the point, understanding them, seems to be the biggest frustration among home and commercial embroiderers. Even more specifically, the bobbin tension is the least understood because there is no set “number” or adjustment to ...


Here we have a list of common thread problems that may affect the performance of your embroidery machine. Back spin Sometimes the thread spool will spin back on itself causing the thread or twist around the bottom of the spool pin. This is often caused because the little circle of felt that si...


Sewing and embroidery machines are some of the more expensive appliances to be found in any household and for good reason. They are quite literally miracles of technology and far more complex mechanically than virtually any other home appliance. Thankfully the introduction of computerized machines h...


 

When it comes to embroidery and tensions, there are three areas where we need to pay attention: hoop tension, needle thread tension, and bobbin thread tension. In this article, we'll focus on thread tensions. Whether you embroider on a single needle home machine or a multi-head multi-needle commerci...


 

Just the mention of thread tension strikes fear into many home embroiderers and it shouldn’t. Tension is a very simple thing to understand, as long as you know where to start. The most common tension issue is when the bobbin thread peeks through to the top of the fabric resulting in little white ...