My Tension Adjuster (regulator, dial) Doesn’t Seem to Be Working
Rethread your machine

    It may be threaded incorrectly. And when you rethread it, make sure your thread goes in between
    your tension disks. (If you don’t know where your tension disks are, consult your machine’s manual.)


Check your tension disks for dirt or lint

    Lint or dirt between your tension disks may be keeping your tension from working properly. Clean out
    any you find.
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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