How do you open the bobbin?

What happens if you use the wrong bobbin?

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 is my bobbin not turning?

Bobbin Case Not Turning

First, it may be that your bobbin thread tension is too tight. … To fix this issue, you will need a new bobbin, wind the thread slowly and make sure the tension is nice and even. Then replace the old bobbin with the new one and resume sewing again. Make sure you double-check the tension as well.

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.

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