[Sewing] The sewing machine is driving me crazzzyy!!

rachel lyra hospodar rachelyra at gmail.com
Thu Jun 16 10:54:20 PDT 2011

Are you trying to use the industrial or the domestic machine?

Needles that are bent, nicked, or dull are a common source of mystery sewing
problems. The industrial has a ton of extra needles in its drawer.

I wouldn't reccomend trying to use the domestic.

On Jun 16, 2011 1:43 PM, "Olya K" <krasnykh at gmail.com> wrote:
> I'm new to Noisebridge, and not that knowledgeable in sewing, though im
> learning, so first of all Hi everyone :) I'll try to come by the Wednesday
> class/group one of these weeks and hopefully meet some of you.
> I had the same problem last year on my machine when i was sewing faux fur.
> ended up changing the needle and all went back to normal (i think the
> either got dull or maybe it bent funny because i was pushing heavy thick
> fabric through it)
> Olya
> On Thu, Jun 16, 2011 at 10:39 AM, meredith scheff <satiredun at gmail.com
>> were you using particurally thick thread, and was the auto stitch on?
>> On Wed, Jun 15, 2011 at 7:12 PM, Ashley Lorae Fernandis <
>> fernandis06 at hotmail.com> wrote:
>>> I have been working on the sewing machine alllll day trying to figure
>>> whats going on. I sewed probably 2 yards of fabric when the bobbin
>>> ran out. I pulled the spool out and re threaded it as always, and when I
>>> it back in, the machine stopped working correctly. The top needle goes
>>> and the thread gets stuck in there and its hard to get the bobbin thread
>>> back up. I unthreaded and rethreaded the machine several times, re
>>> the bobbin, switched the bobbin around a couple ways, and cleaned the
>>> area.
>>> I'm out of ideas. What am I doing wrong?
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