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    New Singer suggested tension ???

    Quote Originally Posted by Ramblinrev View Post
    . . . The function of the take up arm is to pull the loop up from under the fabric tightening the lock stitch formed by the hook.
    That is how I have understood it to be for the last xx number of years.

    I have a brand-new Singer, cheepo model
    but hey it'll sew . . .

    Hear is how they are saying it should be (from the DVD)
    ". . . the tension is set correctly if a small amount of the upper thread appears on the bottom side of the fabric"

    Huh ! ! ! ? ? ?
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