How do I stop my thread from breaking on my sewing machine?
Make sure the spool of thread is installed correctly using the correct size spool cap for the size of spool. For details, refer to “Place a spool of thread on a spool pin”. Make sure the needle is correctly inserted with the flat side facing the back and pushed up into the machine as far as possible.
What is the remedy when the upper thread breaks?
Remedies: Check the threading order and thread correctly. Adjust the tension disc. Replace blunt or bent needles.
What is the causes and remedies of upper thread breaks?
Needle Thread Breakage
|Excessive needle heat; groove or eye blocked with melted fabric.||Improve the fabric finish. Change to a better needle, style and finish. Apply needle lubricant via thread. Use a needle cooler.|
|Hook overheating.||Ensure adequate oil supply. Check the needle to hook clearance.|
What tension should I use for thin fabric?
Use size 70/10 for really thin cotton like voile, size 80/12 for light to medium weight cotton, and 90/14 for thick cotton like denim.