Users' questions

Why is my needle hitting my bobbin case?

Why is my needle hitting my bobbin case?

This usually happens if the bobbin case is not placed correctly. After cleaning your sewing machine, you may fail to put back the bobbin case into its original alignment. Another reason why the needle hits the bobbin case could be the timing is off. This means that your sewing machine is not synchronized.

How do you stop a needle from hitting a bobbin case?

  1. If your needle is hitting the bobbin case in your machine stop your machine and follow the steps below.
  2. Turn your machine off.
  3. Raise the needle to the top position.
  4. Slide the needle plate cover release to the front of the machine and remove the needle plate cover.
  5. (1) Needle plate cover (2) Needle Plate cover release.

How do I know if my bobbin case is damaged?

A loose bobbin case will rattle and can cause thread breaks and needle breaks. If the bobbin case is not inserted at all, the machine cannot create a stitch. The thread will usually get caught on the central shaft of the rotary hook. You will also commonly hear a popping sound before the thread break.

Why is my needle hitting my walking foot?

There are several reasons why the needle keeps hitting the presser foot/needle plate: 1. The presser foot you are using may not be appropriate for the type of stitch that you want to sew. – Attach the presser foot that is correct for they type of stitch that you want to sew.

What holds the bobbin case?

Bobbin spindle- holds the bobbin while it winds.

What is the cause of needle breaking?

There could be several reasons why the needle keeps breaking. Make sure the needle is correctly inserted with the flat side facing the back and pushed up into the machine as far as possible. The needle could have been damaged or bent. The combination of needle size, thread size and fabric is incorrect.

Why is my needle hitting the presser foot Janome?

If you have particularly thick materials that you are sewing together, the needle could hit the presser foot if it’s all the way to one side or the other and the presser foot isn’t level.

How do I know if my sewing machine timing is off?

If your hook tip is passing through or below the needle eye, then the timing of the sewing machine is off. On the other hand, if the hook tip is passing above the needle eye, but extends past the needle more than a couple of millimeters when the needle eye meets the radius of the hook, then the timing is also off.

Why is my bobbin not winding evenly?

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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