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

If no spare parts are required for a sewing machine tension recalibration 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.

Request estimates for sewing machine tension repair North East London by filling in the online form.

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.

Get more information in regards to sewing machine tension repair North East London with the enquiry form.

I need information on adjusting the tension of my overlocker?

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

The dedicated sewing machine tension repair service for North East London is intended for customers who have damaged tension units or who need servicing of their machine as well.

Sewing Machine Tension Repairs North East London

Professional sewing machine tension repairs for North East London London 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 London.

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 North East London, 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 North East London

Sewing Machine Tension Replacement North East London

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 North East London 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 London.

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

Recent Enquires

general service bought about 30 years ago. only serviced once before. use ocassionally want to use it more. sometimes has tension problems.


i have a singer sewing machine model x made in italy approximately ??40-45 years old. the ??tension is `sick` bunches up ?? service needed. I am not a sewer, so need assistance to repair. please can you help thank you ann


tension timing off top thread wont catch bobbin thread under foot plate to form stitch.


the round knob you push in to make it sew in reverse has popped out and tension not working properly.


himy singer melodie 50 has probably not been used for about 15 years and wish to start using it again. it would benefit from a service as well as there being some problem with the tension which I cant seem to get right. it also appears to intermittently cut out then is ok when it has had a rest.i am more than happy to deliver and collect.


new home machine, nearly 40 years old never been serviced.fits in a table so open to dust.sews but tension and stitching not quite right. how much would a service be please?


singer model x we are in nairn. this machine has been to keith some years ago and hardly used. put back after a friend used it and it is not sewing and looks as if tension is all to pot. it is also when you turn the wheel at the side not smooth, appears to be jumping? can you help. has not been out of cupboard since, thank you.


tension dial fallen off.foot does not disengage when threading a bobbin.


tension problem looping stitches on underneath stitch. tried to adjust tension on dial and on bobbin but think ive messed it up more now. please help.


we have 4 bernina sewing machines that desperatly need attention and fixing. as a basic outline all 4 need various things such as bobbin cases, a foot shaft, lead missing, tension etc alongside afew peddles that aren`t working. is it possible to give a quote on the above info.we look forward to hearing from youphilippa


necchi x overlocker. tension or timing issue where I get intermittent loose loops ok the back. I also have a brother rh137 sewing machine which could do with a service - it€™s a bit squeaky.thanks!polly


toyota super jeans sp100 my machine will not hold its tension and I have to change and check the tension dial with each different stitch, there doesn`t seem to be a tension that is correct anymore. also it is also catching the cotton on a wheel between the thread guide and the take up leaver. many thanks cheryl