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How to thread the upper thread and raise the bobbin

Threading in a correct manner is important when it comes to an uninterrupted sewing experience and quality deliverables, enabling the machine to operate smoothly and the fabric to be pieced well. While the steps may be slightly different among the machine models, it is crucial to know the general steps so that you can work with different machines easily. For specific models, it is recommended that you refer to the manual for details. The following are the general steps: 

Threading the machine

Position the needle to the highest level by turning the handwheel towards yourself | How to thread the machine | Sewing tutorial © Singer® Hong Kong

1 First, position the needle to the highest level by turning the handwheel towards yourself.

Raise the presser foot to let the thread in | How to thread the machine | Sewing tutorial © Singer® Hong Kong

2 Raise the presser foot to let the thread slip into the tension disc easily.

Upper thread passing through thread guide and take-up lever | How to thread the machine | Sewing tutorial © Singer® Hong KongUpper thread passing through thread guide and take-up lever | How to thread the upper thread. Sewing tutorial © Singer® Hong Kong

3 The upper thread should past through all the parts of the thread guide and take-up lever (15).

Thread passing through the needle eye | How to thread the machine | Sewing tutorial © Singer® Hong Kong

4 It should pass through the hook (6), then thread the needle from front tp back (7). 

Raising the bobbin thread

Raise the bobbin thread by turning the hand wheel towards yourself | How to raise the bobbin thread | Sewing tutorial © Singer® Hong Kong

5 Hold the upper thread gently, then turn the handwheel towards yourself again (8) to bring up the lower thread.

Pull the upper thread and lower thread out | How to raise the bobbin thread | Sewing tutorial © Singer® Hong Kong

6 Pull the upper and lower thread out (9) as the image shown.

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