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Adjusting The Alternate Bobbin Case (with No Color On The Screw); Upper Thread Is Too Loose; Correct Tension - Brother Quattro 2 6700D Operation Manual

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MAKING EMBROIDERY ADJUSTMENTS

■ Upper Thread is Too Loose

The tension of the upper thread is too loose,
resulting in a loose upper thread, loose thread locks,
or loops appearing on the right side of the fabric.
Note
• If the upper thread was incorrectly threaded,
the upper thread may be too loose. In this
case, refer to "Upper Threading" (page 57)
and rethread the upper thread.
a Right side
b Wrong side
a
Press
.
b
Press
to tighten the upper thread
tension. (The tension number will increase.)
c
Press
.
Note
• With "Embroidery Tension" on page 6/8 of
the setting screen, the tension of the upper
thread can be adjusted for embroidering.
The selected setting will be applied to all
patterns.
When embroidering, if the overall tension of
the upper thread is too tight or too loose,
adjust it from the setting screen. Press
to tighten the upper thread tension and
press
individual embroidery pattern needs
additional fine tuning, refer to "Adjusting
Thread Tension" on page 233.
234
to loosen the upper tension. If an
Adjusting the Alternate Bobbin
Case (with No Color on the
Screw)
When using the embroidery bobbin thread
provided, please be sure to choose the green
marked bobbin case when performing utility stitch
sewing and embroidery functions. When in the
embroidery function mode, the alternate bobbin
case (with no color on the screw) should be
selected when substitute embroidery bobbin
threads (other than what is accompanied with your
machine) are being used. The alternate bobbin
case (with no color on the screw) can be easily
adjusted when bobbin tension changes are
required to accommodate different bobbin
threads. See "Sewing Attractive Finishes" on page
218.
To adjust the bobbin tension for embroidery
function, using the alternate bobbin case (with no
color on the screw), turn the slotted screw (-) with
a (small) screwdriver.
a Do not turn a phillips screw (+).
b Adjust with a screwdriver (small).

■ Correct Tension

Upper thread slightly appears on the wrong side of
fabric.
a Right side
b Wrong side

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  • handyman0031 Jan 03, 2015 10:26:
    please provide a part number for the zigzag embroidery plate,it's included with the 6700 D, however no part number is referenced anywhere in the stupid manual, and there is no item anywhere to replace it? After spending 10 K you think you could put a part number in a book so I can reorder one? my machine jammed and this one has a huge bur on it that cannot be worked out :-(