Do you sew with the presser foot down?
Always be sure your presser foot is in the DOWN position before sewing. Sewing with the presser foot in the up position will cause your thread to tangle and your bobbin to jam.
What raises and lower the presser foot?
10) Presser Foot Lever—Raises and lowers the presser foot. When it is in the upward position, the upper thread tension is released.
Why should you always put the presser foot down before sewing?
It is better for the bottom of your presser feet to always have some fabric under the foot when you sew. … Quilters like to “flash feed” their quilt pieces meaning sewing one piece after the other, and a little space between the fabric is unavoidable but is OK.