Can you empty a bobbin?
It’s advisable to start with an empty bobbin, so remove any old thread and start a new color. Or you can buy extra bobbins for the different colors you like to use regularly. Purchasing extra bobbins for each color will save you a lot of time and frustration in having to rewind.
Why is my thread going under my bobbin?
Your upper thread tension may be too loose if you are getting thread bunching under your fabric. So check if the thread is properly going through the tension disks. If everything is right try tightening the upper tension to solve the problem. Only move your tension a little at a time.
Why won’t my singer pick up the bobbin thread?
First, make sure the bobbin-winding spindle (located on top of your machine) has been pushed back to the left for sewing. If it is not in the correct position, the needle will not go down and pick-up your bobbin thread. … If the timing is out, the needle thread is not meeting the bobbin thread in time to form a stitch.
The tension could be too tight or too loose. Set the tension to the basic thread tension setting or adjust the tension manually. The combination of the needle size, thread size and fabric is incorrect. Be sure to use the correct size needle and thread for the type of fabric that you are sewing.
How much thread should be on a bobbin?
Unwind about 18″ or so of thread and bring it around the backside of the bobbin winder tension disc, wind it around the tension disc one time. Some machines might have a thread guide before this step- if yours does, don’t skip it! Be sure to place your thread through all the thread guides on your machine.