Tension Control
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How long will it take to rectify a tension problem with my sewing machine?

If no spare parts are required for a sewing machine tension repair will be a week in most cases.

Parts for older models shall be acquired from UK or USA suppliers which can result in a longer turnaround time.

Are tension problems with sewing machines and overlockers cost-effective to repair?

Yes in the vast majority of cases a tension problem with your sewing machine or overlocker can be repaired at an affordable cost.

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My sewing machine has a tension problem. What could the issue be?

This is a frequently requested repair issue for sewing machines which is often the result of someone trying to sew fabric too thick for the machine or they have changed their thread and fluff has become caught in the tension discs.

If you are certain that the tension unit is broken, then it is highly advised that a new check spring be used as this what has actually broken.

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I need advice on calibrating the tension of my sewing machine?

The team would recommend customers to check the manufacturer's manual or website for general troubleshooting.

The specialist sewing machine tension repair service for Coventry is intended for customers who have broken tension dial or who want servicing of their machine as well.

Sewing Machine Tension Repairs Coventry

Professional sewing machine tension repairs for Coventry West Midlands at fully equipped repair centres with access to the best parts and tools needed for a long lasting and reliable repair.

The technicians have the experience to repair premium sewing machine machines and overlockers to a functioning condition again.

They always take a thorough and professional approach to resolving tension problems on sewing machines form domestic and commercial customers in West Midlands.

Most tension problems with your sewing machine can be repaired at a low cost so why wait any longer?

To arrange a sewing machine tension repair for Coventry, just enquire with the website form shown on this website.

Please be aware that budget sewing machine brands found in supermarkets and catalogues such as Argos, Aldi, Lidl, Ikea and E&R are not cost-effective to repair due to the low quality parts used.

Sewing machine tension repair Coventry

Sewing Machine Tension Replacement Coventry

Many sewing machines come fitted with a tension control dial that is used to control the tension of the upper thread.

When tension is correctly set, the top thread and bobbin thread will produce uniformed stitches. When the tension is too tight, the switch will begin to pucker and break.

If your sewing machine tension is too loose, the stitches will also be very loose.

Common issues associated with sewing machine tension problems include:

• Skipped stitches
• Thread too tight
• Thread too loose
• Tension unit broken

It should be noted that unless your tension unit is actually broken, a tension problem can often result from other factors not associated with tension problems such as bent or dull needle, poor quality thread and lint or thread caught in bobbin tension discs.

Tension repair Coventry for sewing machines and overlockers covers all the major brands including Elna, Husqvarna Viking, Pfaff, Brother, Singer to name but a few examples.

The team are proud of their excellent customer service and responses to customer enquiries about sewing machine repair services.

Just check out some of the recent testimonials on the right from customers throughout the UK mainland who have used the sewing machine service from the helpful and friendly technicians.

The vast majority of sewing machine tension repairs are provided by a collection and delivery service which can be arranged at a convenient time from your home or workplace in West Midlands.

For more information regarding sewing machine tension repair Coventry just fill in the website form displayed on this website and you will receive a response by email or phone shortly.

Recent Enquires

needs serviced. the bobbin winder isn`t working properly, there`s something wrong with the tension and the needle threader isn`t working.


brother ps-33, tension fault. snapped spool holder and missing clip on front section. it`s an old machine so not sure if it`s worth repairing but just wanted to find out what you think! many thanks emma


singer brilliance x i€™m not sure whether a tension or a bobbin/hook or timing problem. the machine moves fine when manually turned and picks up the bottom thread. when powered either the top thread immediately snaps or the top thread will tangle, the whole system will jam and then needle occasionally snaps.


the back stitch mechanism doesnt appear to be working but it may be a tension fault.


the tension and stitch sizeares all over the place and seem to be stuck in the position. the machine is very old and inexpensive. is it worth repairing


brother ....the bobbin doesn`t appear to be working correctly tried the tension on every number its looping the stitch. the top stitch being perfect


singer x heavy dutytrying to sew soft leather but couldn`t get the tension balanced - stitches look fine on the right side but knots are visible on the wrong side.i even tried adjust the bobbin tension but seems not helping.please could you give me some advices?


cannot get tension right tried everything iknow can you help please


we replaced the needle in our singer empress sewing machine and post needle replacement the thread will now not catch on either cotton threads or on upholstery thread either. we think it might be a shuttle problem or maybe a tension problem, we aren`t sure.


i have an old singer machine which i`ve been experiencing some issues with. the machine was purchased second hand so i`m unsure how old the model is. the machine is running very slowly and there is often issues with tension and thread gathering under the throat plate. the machine has never been serviced to my knowledge and is basically unusable in its current state. I was wondering if I could get a quote for how much a servicing would cost? thanks


i have a domestic sewing machine janome j3 20 not sure of the age as I bought it 2nd hand about 5years ago it has served me well but now seems to have some tension problems. it often skips stitches and is too tensesnags on the bottom stitch. it will start off stitching fine then skips a lot then is fine then skips etc etc I have tried changing the needle thread loosening and tightening the bobbin screw changing the tension dial.. but I think it needs a general repair service as it may be quite old. im sure the main issue is the tension. are you able to quote me an estimation of how much it would cost to get it checked over if it is something simple that I can fix myself I would rather be informed than pay out for unnecessary labour. I live in the bs7 area does it cost extra to arrange for the machine to be collected and also would I need to provide the pedal thank you steph


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