Where do you place the bobbin when you are going to wind it with thread?

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.

Can I hand thread a bobbin?

With bobbins comes the need to wind them. Now, if you are using a thick yarn or thread, this is no big deal to do by hand. However, if you are using a fine yarn or thread, this can be a laborious process by hand. The need for a bobbin winder starts to grow.

How long should a bobbin last?

I have looked around and basically found calcs for about 60 yards for a full bobbin.

Can a bobbin be too full?

The short answer is YES! Filling a sewing machine bobbin too tightly can make a plastic bobbin bulge or stretch the thread if you are using a metal bobbin. This may be hard to see but can cause all kinds of problems. Plastic bobbins can become compressed in the center causing the bobbin to distort.

Why can’t I wind my bobbin?

If your bobbin does not wind quickly and smoothly when you press on your foot pedal, your bobbin winder might not be fully engaged. This can cause uneven winding. Make sure you push your bobbin pin all the way over or loosen your bobbin wheel completely to engage your bobbin winding mechanism.

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What holds the bobbin while it winds?

Bobbin spindle– holds the bobbin while it winds. Bobbin winder tension- provides tension on the thread when the bobbin winds.

What controls the movement of the needle and the take up lever?

7. Hand wheel controls the movement of the take up lever and needle; can be controlled by power or by hand; should ALWAYS be turned toward you.