What is a simplicity Sidewinder?
The Simplicity Sidewinder is a battery opearted portable bobbin winding machine. The Sidewinder allows you to pre-wind bobbins in preparation for your sewing project, whenever or wherever you want.
What is an automatic bobbin?
The effortless Norvise Automatic Fly Tying Bobbin is a true marvel that “automatically” rewinds itself, making thread management simple, quick, and efficient. Our bobbin automatically retracts on its own to the correct tying position yet remains suspended from the hook when released.
What is a bobbin winder on a sewing machine?
When To Use: Bobbin winders, whether built into the machine or a portable machine, help to wind the thread on the bobbin and help to distribute the bobbin thread evenly so that it will be compatible with the tension of the top sewing machine thread.
What is bobbin winding?
verb. the process of winding thread onto a bobbin in order to use it in sewing.
Why is my bobbin not winding evenly?
Your Thread Is Not Wrapped Securely Around the Tension Disc Before winding your bobbin, you must pull your thread through the tension discs and thread guides. This helps ensure your bobbin will wind evenly. Some people like to wrap their thread around the tension discs two times to encourage more even bobbin winding.
Does bobbin thread color matter?
Since bobbin thread is only visible from the backside of projects, it is not critical to color match with the top stitch, and most prefer to utilize either black or white bobbin thread, depending on a darker or lighter fabric choice.
What causes the thread to bunch up when sewing?
It may sound banal, but particularly when you sew thick fabrics or several layers, you might forget to lower the presser foot. This of course means that there is no tension on the upper thread. The upper thread is pulled under, resulting in thread bunching.
Why is my sewing machine bobbin thread bunching up?
If you are getting bobbin thread bunching under your fabric, your bobbin might be inserted backward. Some sewing machines require your thread to go clockwise in your bobbin case, and some require it to go counterclockwise. Check your user manual to see which direction is required for your sewing machine.
What is the normal stitch length?
Here are some common terms and what they mean for you stitch length settings: Standard stitch length: Refers to a 2.5 mm stitch length. Commonly used for regular seams when assembling two pieces of fabric.
What are feed dogs on sewing machine?
Feed dogs are the little teeth on your sewing machine that feed your fabric evenly through the machine. These teeth are extremely important because they help us produce perfectly spaced, even stitches whenever we sew garments, piece quilts, or applique shapes on our machine.
How many yards of thread do I need for a bobbin?
6. 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.