Your question: How do you thread a foot on a sewing machine?

Do you thread a sewing machine with the foot up or down?

If the presser foot is up when you thread, your thread will slide right between the discs and then, as you sew, it will be properly regulated by your machine. If you thread your machine with your foot down, the thread will most likely not slide between the tension discs.

Do both threads go under the foot?

Bring both threads together under the presser foot and to the back of the machine.

Why is my thread bunching underneath?

A: Looping on the underside, or back of the fabric, means the top tension is too loose compared to the bobbin tension, so the bobbin thread is pulling too much top thread underneath. By tightening the top tension, the loops will stop, but the added tension may cause breakage, especially with sensitive threads.

Why is my sewing machine cutting thread?

The upper thread tension could be set too tight. Set the tension to the best thread tension setting or less. Make sure the spool of thread is installed correctly using the correct size spool cap for the size of spool. … Check that the bobbin is wound so that it about 80% full and that the thread is evenly wound.

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What are the steps in threading the upper part?

How do I thread the machine (Threading the upper thread).

  1. Turn on the sewing machine.
  2. Raise the presser foot lever. …
  3. Press. …
  4. Remove the spool cap that is inserted onto the spool pin.
  5. Place the spool of thread onto the spool pin. …
  6. Slide the spool cap onto the spool pin.