How do you thread a bobbin on a dressmaker?

How do you thread the bottom bobbin?

Hold the top thread to the left and lower the needle (blue arrow) with the hand wheel on the side of the sewing machine. Raise the needle (blue arrow) with the hand wheel, and you will see the bobbin thread (red arrow) get pulled in a little. Gently pull the top thread. This will bring the bobbin thread (red arrow) up.

Why is my thread bunching underneath?

A: Looping on the underside, or back of the fabric, means the top tension is too loose compared to the bobbin tension, so the bobbin thread is pulling too much top thread underneath. By tightening the top tension, the loops will stop, but the added tension may cause breakage, especially with sensitive threads.

How much thread should be on a bobbin?

Have you ever wondered how much thread a bobbin can hold? I have and I feel I get more using Aurifil 50 ct. As it turns out, the tension and thread weight can make the amount vary but this site did an actual experiment and they say 60 yards.

What is a bobbin thread?

When sewing with a machine, the thread wound around the bobbin links with the upper needle thread to form the bottom part of a stitch. Typically used in machine embroidery, quilting, and sewing fine fabrics, bobbin thread is lightweight and strong, adding little bulk while still securing stitches.

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