Question about Sewing Machines

Open Question

Acme instructions loading bobbin on an acme FA 206 17 stitches

Posted by on

Ad

2 Suggested Answers

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
A 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
The service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Good luck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad
chris592
  • 86 Answers

SOURCE: I tried servicing the bobbin

Couple of things to check is the needle new? if not change it,
Pull the bobbin thread out and bobbin case, then put the machine on a zig zag stitch, turn the hand wheel slowly and see if the hook (pointy thing that catches the thread) is just above the eye on the needle (when the swing is all the way to right) if it is not then you need to take your machine in for service.

Good luck and please rate my answer.

Posted on Mar 12, 2011

Ad

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Necci 752 manual is needed.problem with threading and stitching


Hm, I'm not able to locate a manual but may be able to offer some suggestions.

Remove the top thread from the machine.
AVOID OLD OR BARGAIN BIN THREAD!
Use the same thread in top and bobbin.
Be sure to use a brand new needle--needs to be compatible with the thread and fabric of the project..
ALWAYS RAISE the presser foot and rethread from the beginning.
Set the top tension to the midway point.
Verify the bobbin is loaded and threaded correctly and it turns the correct direction.
Pull the bobbin thread up through the fabric before taking the first stitch. It also helps to hold both thread tails in your left hand when taking the first stitches.
Test your machine and tweak the top tension until the top and bobbin threads meet in the middle of the fabric. (Increased top tension will pull the bobbin thread up. Decreased top tension will allow the bobbin thread to pull the top thread down.)

How to Thread Necchi Sewing Machine

How to Thread Necchi 535FA 535 534FB 534 Sewing Machine and Bobbin Case (not your model, but the threading and basic instructions will be similar or the same as your machine)

How to thread Necchi model 535 FA sewing machine now with captions

Mar 18, 2018 | Sewing Machines

1 Answer

Empisal creations and episal EXP889 sewing machines.... which is the better one and more recent model


It really depends on what You envision yourself doing with the sewing machine and then finding the machine that has the most functions that fit your needs.
=================
Empisal 889:
  • 36 Stitch functions
  • Front load bobbin
  • On/off switch
  • Left and middle needle position
  • 18 Stitches
  • 4 Step buttonhole
  • Stitch width control
  • 4.5mm Maximum stitch width
  • Soft cover
  • 4.5mm Maximum stitch length

  • Reverse stitch
  • Twin needle
  • Free arm
  • Carrying handle
  • Uncoupling bobbin winder
  • Clip on, clip off foot
  • Drop feed
  • Sews on buttons
  • Zipper foot
Empisal Expression 889 Sewing Machine Empisal Sewing Machines


  • ==================================
Empisal Creations

:

  • 4 Step buttonhole
  • 19 Built-in stitch patterns
  • Oscillating hook
  • Sews on zips
  • Adjustable stitch length: 0 - 4mm
  • Adjustable zigzag stitch width: 0 - 5mm
  • On / Off swithch
  • Free Arn
  • Accessories
  • Reverse stitching
  • Horizontal spool holder
  • Self uncoupling bobbin winder

  • Cover on accessory compartment
  • Large working surface
  • Thread cutter
  • Adjustable presserfoot pressure
  • Built-in tension
  • Darning plate
  • Fold away carry handle
  • One touch snap on foot
  • Versatile utility stitches
  • Sews through heavy fabrics
  • LED lighting
Empisal Creations Sewing Machine Empisal Sewing Machines
https://www.russells.co.za/empisal-creations-sewing-machine

Dec 11, 2017 | Sewing Machines

2 Answers

I have a Bernina 145 S activa and I can't get my satin stitch to work , it brings the bobbin thread to the top , what can I do ?


Do you use stabilizer when you are satin stitching? I had a teacher who also hooped the fabric with a spring-loaded embroidery hoop (turned upside-down under the presser foot so the fabric is flat against the needle plate) that would keep the fabric taut.

It is not uncommon for bobbin thread to rise to the top when doing embroidery, satin stitch, etc., especially if you are using lighter-weight thread than usual. You would normally loosen the upper tension so the upper thread will sink into the fabric. However, if loosened upper tension is not doing enough, you may need to adjust bobbin tension when doing embroidery, applique... You might try tightening the bobbin tension just a smidgen to get the bobbin thread to stay below the fabric. Be sure to mark the bobbin case before making any adjustments so you can return it to the original setting when finished with the satin stitch. (If you do a lot of satin stitch or applique, etc., you may want to invest in a separate bobbin case that is set up only for doing that kind of work--saves having to alter the bobbin tension frequently.)

Sewing Perfect Satin Stitch Wildly Wonderful Wearables Patterns Notions...

https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=3&ved=0ahUKEwiRr76k0sbLAhXBKGMKHei6AfIQFggqMAI&url=http%3A%2F%2Fmachinequilting.mqumag.com%2Fwp-content%2Fuploads%2F2014%2F12%2FSatin-Stitch-Techniques-Part-1.pdf&usg=AFQjCNFXYKp2C-RJEAAUMWwApqZlU895uQ&cad=rja

Mar 16, 2016 | Bernina Sewing Machines

1 Answer

How do I adjust the bobbin tension on a mademoiselle 300 sewing machine


Take out your bobbin case Hold it in front of you until you can see the little screw head
Mark down on a piece of paper at what o'clock the screw head is sitting ie look at the screw head as a clock face and see where the time is!!
Then left turn is to loosen the bobbin tension right tun is to tighten the tension.
ONLY move the screw head about quarter turn each time, mark where on the clock you have moved it to
Put back in machine and sew, check stitches Take out again and follow above instructions do again. Most times it only takes a couple of tries to get it right.
. The stitches should be even on the top and on the bottom. Sometimes if you are using a thicker thread in the bobbin it can be tricky These instructions are the same for what ever machine you are using. Sometimes in your instruction book there are how to's on setting the bobbin tension. I hope that this can help you Dot

Mar 05, 2015 | Brother Sewing Machines

2 Answers

How do I thread the 960 Bernina Bobbin?


I'm assuming you have a front loading bobbin. Look at your bobbin. Hold it so the thread is falling down from the top to the right side. Slip it straight in to your bobbin case, and pull up through the slit, until it snaps in through the side clip.
Generally, if you are missing stitches, the hook isn't picking up the thread from the needle, and you will need to take it in for service at a Bernina dealer.

Mar 03, 2015 | Bernina Sewing Machines

1 Answer

Machine won't stitch


If by "won't stitch" you mean that the top thread will not pick up the bottom thread, make sure you have the needle threaded properly. If the machine is a top loading bobbin, the thread goes in the needle from front to back. Same if it's a side loading bobbin (bobbin faces you as you sew). If it's a front loading bobbin (bobbin faces left of machine), the thread goes in the needle from left to right.

Oct 12, 2014 | Sewing Machines

1 Answer

The stitches are not taking in my janome j3 24


have you tried a new needle? flat side to the back of the machine
rethread the machine top & bobbin

May 05, 2012 | Janome Sewing Machines

1 Answer

I have no manual for my Elna 1010 sewing machine. My question is how do I thread it and is there a blanket stitch on this machine. Thank you. Joan


There are several websites where manuals can be found:

http://www.tias.com/stores/relics/ has authorised reproductions of many Elna manuals for sale but not yours.

www.diplodocs.com is a free souce but no 1010 there.

www.sewingpartsonline.com is a great site too, and they have yours for sale $US15
link is
http://www.sewingpartsonline.com/instruction-manual-elna-1010.aspx

I don't know this model real well, but I'm guessing it is a front loading bobbin and bobbin case design maybe?? If so, you may well find that just looking at the instructions for any front loading bobbin machine will get you started,
try this link
http://www.sewusa.com/Threading_Diagrams/Threading_Pages/Elna_Sewing_machine_threading/Elna_225_threading_diagram.htm
These Elnitas 225, 244, 245 were front loading bobbin style but "made under licence" and sold by Elna. I think the 1010 may well be a similar design so see if these diagrams help get you under way.

Its always helpful to source the genuine manual if possible though so worth spending the money; manuals contain maintenance info as well as threading up, and different techniques and accessories usually.

Lastly, Blanket stitch. I presume you mean the big chunky stitch where you turn an edge over and it looks like a straight line with a diagonal stitch going to the folded edge at regular intervals like this.
tally_girl_77.jpg Some sewing machines do a similar "overcasting" stitch but it won't be big like you might want on polar fleece or a blanket edge. The commercial blanket stitch you see on blankets will be done by a special purpose industrial machine and it applies a single thread just as you would when doing a blanket stitch by hand. So look at the stitch selection dial on your machine and see if there is something resembling a blanket stitch but it usually would only be 4mm wide, the maximum your machine probably can stitch.

So if you want a genuine blanket stitch, its a needle and heavy thread hand job, there are instructions on how to do at www.sewing.about.com, link is http://sewing.about.com/od/beginner1/ss/blanketstitch.htm

Sep 22, 2011 | Elna 1010

1 Answer

CANT GET TENSION SET AND ITS SO FAR OFF DONT KNOW WHERE TO START....vogue stitch old..model.label on back says model 1300/1500 or mercury model 704


try www.sewusa.com repairs page for troubleshooting help. start by cleaning and oiling machine. then wind a new bobbin and put in a new needle. load bobbin into bobbin case and ensure thread goes into tension spring. now dangle bobbin case by holding thread tail, bobbin should hang in the air but release thread if you pull it. adjust the tension screw on case 1/4turns only and test again until you get it tight enough to 'dangle'. now load bobbin into rotary hook of machine and thread top. now test sew and adjust top tension in small increments if neede to balance the stitch. but if top tension is wirking okay then 4-6 range should be fine.

Aug 24, 2011 | Sewing Machines

Not finding what you are looking for?
Sewing Machines Logo

Related Topics:

56 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Sewing Machines Experts

Tally Girl
Tally Girl

Level 3 Expert

1133 Answers

Chris Wetmore

Level 2 Expert

185 Answers

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

79024 Answers

Are you a Sewing Machine Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...