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Check your machine manual. Your machine may require that you separate the threads at the tension disks or thread guides. If you have a basic machine like mine, you can thread as follows.

Each needle gets its own thread spool on a different spool holder.

When I sewed, the 2 threads got twisted together at the needle but didn't mess up my stitching. If this is a problem for you, you can try Julie Culshaw's tip of threading one spool clockwise and the other counterclockwise so the threads come off in opposite directions.

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    Apr 1, 2010, 12.26 PMby adys

    Hi! That is quite my problem. 2 threads got twisted together at the needles and the stitching went very wrong, thread got broken or in one case the tension almost bent the needles. I’ll try the tip placing one spool CW and the other one CCW . Let’s see what happens. Thanks anyway.

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      Apr 10, 2010, 06.23 PMby adys

      hohoo! it works with placing one spool CW and the other one CCW! at least this time no problem with twisting or thread breaking just nice neat stitches! thanks a lot! :v)

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