Wednesday, November 2, 2011
Sewing Machine Bloopers
It's a great machine, but learning to drive it I've encountered many speed bumps. It didn't come with a manual. I had it threaded wrong at one point. If I start up too fast the thread breaks. Sometimes it goes too fast; I'm still learning to fine-tune my foot pedalling.
The particular vexing thread situation shown in the picture was, I think, a bobbin tension problem. There were a lot of losses this week with my sewing machine, and my vinyl cutter skipping, ruining several cut jobs.
The good thing is, once you solve those four-dozen or more things that can go wrong, the machine starts cooperating. Or more appropriately, the operator starts cooperating.