Solve your sewing machine problems

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SgHxs6ukadM

Up to 85% of sewing machine repairs are avoidable and simple things. In this fabulous video Jack Creek Road posted on Youtube they demonstrate ways  to break down the most common issues sewing machines that go in for repair including their causes and ways to avoid them.

0:21 – Spool Pins
0:59 – Stacked v.s. Cross Wound Thread
1:34 – Spool Caps
3:34 – Spool Stand
4:29 – Spool Cones / Spacers
4:58 – Thread Quality
5:40 – Upper Tension
7:19 – Presser Foot Position & How It Relates To Tension
8:03 – How To Check If You Have Top Tension
9:39 – Too Little Tension
11:09 – Too Much Tension
12:39 – Loops On The Bottom (Missing The Take-Up Lever)
13:31 – Unjamming Machine & Hook Care
15:44 – Front Loading v.s. Top Loading (Drop-In)
17:03 – Bobbin Case (Tension, Threading, Etc.)
18:10 – Bobbin Direction
20:25 – Bobbins
21:45 – Be Sure To Sink Your Needle
22:14 – Be Sure To Hold Your Thread Tails
23:45 – Machine Making Sound But Not Running
24:44 – Machine Not Feeding Material
25:20 – Machine Not Releasing Material
25:50 – Best Settings For Dialing In Tension

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