help! embroidery puckering

nancy242March 30, 2006

I have a SE270d machine, I am trying to do some disney quilt blocks and the blocks are puckering around the embroidery. I have tried different types of stabilizer, changed my needle, changed the bobbin thread and still have puckering. Any suggestions?

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stitchntime9

Loosen up your thread tension a bit, use a second layer of stabilizer, or starch the fabric before you embroider it.

Many times after you do the embroidery, pressing on the wrong side gets rid of the puckers.

    Bookmark   March 30, 2006 at 2:52PM
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mcarmen

Make sure your not stretching the fabric when you hoop it, it may pucker when the hoop is released.

    Bookmark   April 5, 2006 at 2:50AM
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msmeow

Also, try steaming the stabilizer (assuming it's not fusible) to preshrink it.

    Bookmark   April 6, 2006 at 4:18PM
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