A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Cookie Policy | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
Random Tip: You can organize your bookmarks into folders!  Read more here.
Total Members: 314,283
Currently Running With Scissors:
553 Guests and 8 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop

Pages: [1]
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: problems with husqvarna platinum 950 E  (Read 844 times)
Tags for this thread:  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit
« on: October 16, 2006 03:15:12 AM »

I have a badass-sewing/embroiderymachine that I got for half price and I'm thrilled!

But: I have a problem with the thread-tension (don't know if thats the proper word for it in english). the machine is supposed to automatically set the tension, but its always too loose. I have guarantee and all, so they repair it for free, but they can't seem to find out whats wrong.  I'ts really annoying to have had a great sewingmachine for months and still not be able to use it to make great things!

so: does any of you people recognise it? have you had similar problems? do you think the repairingpeople will ever fix it? 

you take the things you like, and try to love the things you took.
« Reply #1 on: October 16, 2006 07:33:46 AM »

When you thread the machine are is the presser foot up?  If not, you are bypassing the tension disks and that would certainly do it...then when you take it in it is perfect...
« Reply #2 on: October 22, 2006 10:20:34 AM »

I have this machine and I love it.  Keeping the presser foot up while threading is very important as paroper said - I did it once the other way and the tension was very loose.
« Reply #3 on: October 26, 2006 12:57:19 PM »

thanks for the advice!

It turns out that I used an uneven thread. And since the tension is automatic, it changed everytime the thread changed, and that made everything uneven.

So: don't use cheap thread from IKEA!

I'm glad the problem was so easy to solve, but extremely annoyed it took so long to figure out... I feel sort of stupid and stingy Smiley

you take the things you like, and try to love the things you took.
Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Jump to:  

only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search

Latest Blog Articles
@Home This Weekend: Give The Dog A Bone
September 20, 2017 Featured Projects
Tute Tuesday: Suit Jacket Purse

Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...

Follow Craftster...

Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2017, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.