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Three 5-minute DIY fixes for most quilting problems

We’ve all been there – you’re happily sewing along and something goes wrong – your thread breaks, your stitches start skipping or a nest of tangled thread has appeared on the backside of your seams.

It can be very frustrating, especially when you're starting out, to know what is going on and how to fix it. Before you panic, remember there are three easy things you can do yourself to fix 99% of quilting problems.

1. Rethread the Top and Reinsert the Bobbin  This one tip will fix most problems and is my first go-to when something starts to go wrong! When rethreading, make sure your presser foot is up. This will ensure the thread has the right tension. Also, make sure you're using good quality thread. Old thread (anything on wooden spools) or thread of unknown origins shouldn't be used because you don't know the quality. Use coupons and search for sales to get good thread cheaper.
What this fixes: breaking thread, poor stitching, tangled threads on back 
2. Change the Needl…

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