My Stitches Are Coming Out With Little Loops in Them/
My Stitches Are Coming Out Too Loose
                                                                                                                               
Check the tension disks on your machine

    There may be dirt or lint between the disks. (If you’re not
    sure where your tension disks are, consult your manual.)


Change your needle

    It may be damaged. And make sure your needle is
    appropriate for your type of fabric and thread.


If the loops are on the under side of your fabric:


Increase the upper thread tension on your machine

    It may be too loose.


Decrease your bobbin tension

    If your sewing machine allows you to adjust it. Consult your
    manual.


Rethread your bobbin

    It may be threaded incorrectly.


Reinsert your bobbin

    It may be inserted incorrectly.


For loops on either side of your fabric:


Change your thread

    If your upper thread and bobbin threads are different types,
    try using the same thread for both.
If the loops are on the top side of your fabric:

Decrease the upper thread tension on
your machine

    It may be too tight.


Increase your bobbin tension

    If your sewing machine allows you to
    adjust it. Consult your manual.


Rethread your machine

    It may be threaded incorrectly.
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Still having problems?

Try visiting your
sewing machine manufacturer's website. They may have a troubleshooting
guide specific to your machine.

Also, you may want to try posting your question on one of the many
sewing forums.
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