Fixing Tight Tension Knobs on your Embroidery Machine

If your embroidery machine tension knobs are hard to turn you can still fix them without replacing them. The issue with tight knobs is that you subconsciously think that you are applying too much tension, when in fact you are not doing so.

Follow this quick video to see how to remedy this on your machine.


  1. Would it be advantageous to over adjust, cap the knob flush and use the screwdriver to open the split rod to the knob, like you did at the end here? Would this give a more consistent adjustment to all the knobs?

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