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

meredith scheff satiredun at gmail.com
Thu Jun 16 10:55:00 PDT 2011


Oh! I know what it probably was!
You probably either had the sewing needle in backwards (the grooved side
needs to be on the left) OR you were threading it right to left (the thread
goes left to right, otherwise it won't sew).
Yes?

On Thu, Jun 16, 2011 at 10:43 AM, 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.
> I ended up changing the needle and all went back to normal (i think the
> needle 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>wrote:
>
>> 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
>>> out whats going on. I sewed probably 2 yards of fabric when the bobbin
>>> thread ran out. I pulled the spool out and re threaded it as always, and
>>> when I put it back in, the machine stopped working correctly. The top needle
>>> goes in, 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
>>> threaded the bobbin, switched the bobbin around a couple ways, and cleaned
>>> the bobbin area.
>>>
>>> I'm out of ideas. What am I doing wrong?
>>>
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