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Embroidery Machine Repair Articles

How can I tell when my bobbin tension needs to be adjusted?

  Sew out an 18 millimeter capital "I" character or use the sew test disk that is supplied with your...

Troubleshooting Guide: Why is My Embroidery Machine Failing to Trim?

Embroidery machines are intricate pieces of equipment, and like any machinery, they can encounter issues over time. One common problem...

40 Embroidery Maintenance and Repair Facts

40 Embroidery maintenance and repair Facts 1. Clean under the needle plate once a week.2. Oil the hook every four...

What do I do when the bobbin showing and the bobbin is not centered?

This is usually caused when the sewing heads positioning finger is not centered with the sewing hook. To correct, remove...

What causes birdnesting on an embroidery machine?

There are about three things that cause birdnesting: Unbalanced tension, flagging, or a problem with the hook assembly. For tension...

How much bobbin should be showing on the back of the fabric?

There should be a ratio of approximately 2/3rds top thread to 1/3rd bobbin thread. This a general guideline, not an...

How do I tell if my tension is correct?

First look at the top side of the fabric. Are the stitches laying flat? Is there bobbin pulled up to...

Diagnose the cause of THREAD BREAKS

Reasons and Solutions: I. The following items indicate a design problem, not a machine problem. If Thread breaks occur... a....

Damage to the Rotary Hook

Damage to the Rotary Hook If there is any damage to the Rotary Hook, the thread will break on every...

Commercial Embroidery Dictionary

A -  ANGLE Editing function to rotate the pattern in a counterclockwise direction. Angle can be programmed in 1 degree...

Bobbin Adjustment

Bobbin Adjustment Ensure the bobbin has the proper tension by following these steps: 1. Holding the bobbin spool in your left...

Main Tension Adjustment

Main Adjustment The Main Tension adjustment is located at the top of the embroidery machine, under the pre-tension adjustment. Please...

I hit a hoop while sewing, now what?

Reasons and Solutions There are several things to check after a hoop has been hit. 1. Check the needle. If...

How often should I change my needle on my embroidery machine?

There is no set schedule for changing needles. Applications for embroidery machines are very broad, making set time schedules for...

Fixing thread breaks on your embroidery machine

Inspect the needle, and ensure that it is inserted onto the needle bar correctly. There are two things to look...

Fixing looping on your embroidery machine

1. Change the needle. 2. There are 3 needle plates, one is for tubular frames, one is for caps, one...