Quick Answer: How do you clean a bobbin compartment?

How do I clean my bobbin winder?

To get all the rubbish out of the thread and the teeth which engage when the winder is in motion, I used a tiny bit of metal polish on an old toothbrush and rubbed it off with a cloth afterwards. To clean the black japanned parts of the winder, I used a tiny drop of sewing machine oil on a dab of cotton wool.

Why is my bobbin bouncing?

There could be several reasons why the bobbin is jumping in the bobbin case. … The thread was not wound properly on the bobbin. Wind the bobbin thread properly.

What is used to oil the moving parts of a sewing machine?

To apply, use one hand to turn the hand wheel back and forth, and see where the moving parts touch and friction is created – this is where you need to oil. Put a tiny bit of sewing machine oil on these moving parts and really make sure it is sewing oil specifically. Your machine may come with a small oil container.

What is the hook race on a sewing machine?

The hook race is a circular groove that runs around the bobbin case. This groove or track allows the hook to travel in a circular path around the bobbin when the machine is in operation. To access the hook race on a machine you will need to remove the bobbin case.

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