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help! embroidery puckering

Posted by nancy242 (My Page) on
Thu, Mar 30, 06 at 11:15

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?
Thanks


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RE: help! embroidery puckering

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.


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RE: help! embroidery puckering

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


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RE: help! embroidery puckering

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


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