Singer 640 Golden Touch And Sew
The Singer 640 was one of several models in the Touch And Sew series produced during the 1970s that offered full stitch and zig zag with full stitch length and stitch width control. Many of these machines suffered from minor adjustment issues that required frequent repair by a technician.
How do you wind the bobbin on a Singer Touch and Sew?
How to Thread a Singer Touch Bobbin
- To open the slide plate beneath the needle, pull it toward you.
- Make sure the buttonhole dial on the front of the machine is set to “off.”
- Raise the presser foot and the needle to their highest points.
- Push the bobbin button to the left to move the bobbin into winding position.
Why won’t my sewing machine wind a bobbin?
Your Bobbin Winder’s Rubber Ring Is Worn There is a rubber ring at the bottom of your bobbin winding pin that can wear out over time, causing your bobbin to wind unevenly or not at all. If your sewing machine is older, you may need to replace the rubber ring to ensure that your bobbin winder functions properly.
Where do you place the bobbin when you are going to wind it with thread?
Place the bobbin on the bobbin winder with the holes on the top, then thread the spool pin with your chosen thread, loop the thread around the thread guide, and pull the thread from the inside into the small hole in the top of the bobbin.
How do I fix bobbin thread bunching up?
How to Fix Bunched Bobbin Threads and Other Threading Issues
- Re-thread the upper part of the sewing machine, ensuring that the thread passes through each and every thread guide on its way to the needle.
- Change the Needle.
- Inspect the Bobbin.
- Clean the Machine.
Can you wind a bobbin by hand?
With bobbins comes the need to wind them, which isn’t a big deal if you’re using a thick yarn or thread, but it can be a time-consuming process if you’re using a fine yarn or thread.
How much thread do you put on a bobbin?
Unwind about 18u2032u2032 of thread and wind it around the backside of the bobbin winder tension disc one time; some machines have a thread guide before this step; if yours does, don’t skip it! Make sure your thread passes through all of the thread guides on your machine.
Why is my bobbin thread bunching?
A dull needle, improper threading, or tension (the tension in both your upper and bobbin threads must be even), or the bobbin could be placed incorrectly (most likely, you forgot to put the bobbin back correctly while cleaning your machine) are all possible causes.