How to Put Bobbin in Sewing Machine

Sewing machines come with different bobbins, and it can be difficult to figure out which one goes in which hole. We will show you how to put a bobbin in a sewing machine and help you choose the right type for your needs.

What is a Bobbin?

A bobbin is a small, round object that sits in the sewing machine needle case and is fed through the machine by the user. 

It’s mostly important that the bobbin is of the correct size for your specific sewing machine – if it’s too big, the thread will not go through the needle holes smoothly and may cause skipped stitches, whereas if it’s too small, you may get little bits of fabric coming out of your seams. 

When it comes to bobbins specifically, there are a few different types on the market: plastic bobbins, metal bobbins, and multi-purpose bobbins.

Different types of sewing machines require different types of bobbins. For example, most computerized or mechanically operated machines use metal bobbins, while most husbandry or hand-operated machines use plastic ones. 

If you’re unsure which type your machine uses, look at the bottom of your sewing machine and find an illustration of a needle with a bobbin inside it. The size of your bobbin will be written below this image.

Sewing machines are great tools for creating beautiful clothing and accessories. They are also very useful for home repairs and craft projects. If you want to sew something, you’ll need to know how to insert a bobbin into your sewing machine.

Bobbins are tiny spools of thread that are used to create stitches. The bobbin is inserted into the sewing machine before starting to sew. The bobbin winds itself around the needle as it passes through the fabric. This helps to create a smooth stitch.

The bobbin can be found inside the sewing machine, or it may be purchased separately at most sewing stores. You will need to know where to find the bobbin and how to use it with your particular sewing machine.

How Does a Bobbin Work?

The bobbin is the part of the sewing machine that helps to feed the fabric through the machine. It’s a metal or plastic cylinder with either a spring or a coil inside, which turns as the fabric is fed through the machine. 

When you start sewing, your bobbin is already filled with thread and ready to go. To sew a seam, you first match up the right edge of the fabric and then put the needle in at the same point on both pieces. 

Now, pull the bottom thread on your seam guide (if you’re using one) towards you until it’s tight, then start sewing. Keep your finger on the top thread to keep it from going too far down the bobbin case. Unpick the stitches carefully at the end of the seam.


Step 1: Locate the Bobbin

Your first step will be locating the bobbin on your sewing machine. There are two main types of bobbins: one-step and two-step. One-step bobbins have just one hole for winding the bobbin. Two-step bobbins require more steps to wind the bobbin.

Step 2: Wind the Bobbin

To wind the bobbin:

  1. Place the bobbin onto the shaft of the bobbin holder.
  2. Pull down on the bobbin holder until it clicks into place.
  3. Push up on the bobbin holder to begin winding the bobbin.
  4. Please remove the bobbin from the bobbin holder when it is completely wound.

Step 3: Place the Bobbin in the Sewing Machine

After you’ve wound the bobbin, please place it in the bobbin case on the sewing machine. Ensure that the bobbin case is placed on the sewing machine so that the bobbin is not in the way of the needle when you start sewing.

Step 4: Start Sewing

Once the bobbin is in place, you’re ready to start sewing. You will need to pull down on the presser foot to start sewing.

Step 5: Pull Down on the Presser Foot

Pull down on the presser foot to ensure that the needle is above the bobbin.

Step 6: Start Sewing

You will now need to start sewing. You can start this by pressing down on the pedal located on the left side of the sewing machine. This will move the needle across the fabric.

Step 7: Remove the Bobbin

When you have finished sewing, remove the bobbin from the sewing machine.

Step 8: Replace the Bobbin

Put the bobbin back into the bobbin case before you start sewing again.

Tips for Putting a Bobbin in a Sewing Machine

When putting a bobbin into a sewing machine, it is important to make sure the tooth on the top of the bobbin is lined up with the corresponding hole in the machine. If the bobbin does not fit properly, it can cause tension problems and even damage the machine.

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