How To Put A Bobbin In An Industrial Sewing Machine? (Make An Effort)

Industrial machines are built on tables to provide a flat sewing surface and are used by garment makers, sewing classes, and people at home who want to stitch through thick fabrics quickly. The configuration of the industrial one differs slightly from a domestic one. Most industrial machines load bobbins from the front, located under the machine’s table.

Take a metal spool and thread it with a piece of thread. Place the spool in the box, making sure the thread is hanging out. 

Pull on the loose end of the thread; if it rotates clockwise, you are ready to go. If it goes counterclockwise, take the spool out and flip it over before putting it back in.

To thread a sewing machine, hold the bobbin case with the tension spring facing up. Take the thread extension, slide it through the slotted notch under the tension spring, and pull it down through the thread guide.

To insert a bobbin into the sewing machine, hold the case with one hand and lift the latch on the front of the case with your other hand. Insert the box into the swivel hook (the area that holds the coil).


Practice using several different types of fabric to check the tension of the thread. If the bottom seam is too tight or too loose, you need to adjust the bobbin case tension spring. These steps can be used for almost all models of industrial sewing machines. However, for optimal performance of your machine, consult your manual.


To avoid injury, make sure the industrial sewing machine is turned off and unplugged. Always use a metal bobbin in an industrial sewing machine; plastic ones can break or melt when the machine is used at full speed.

How to put the coil in the Brother Or Other Sewing machine?

Insert a full spool of thread. You can start sewing without having to pull up the bobbin thread, simply by inserting the bobbin into the bobbin case and threading the thread through the slot in the needle plate cover.

Note: When sewing, if threads are being pulled to create ruffles or if the thread runs out at the beginning of sewing (such as when free motion quilting), pull up the bobbin thread first.

Make sure you use a correctly wound bobbin or the needle may break or the thread tension is wrong.

Be sure to turn off your sewing machine before changing the bobbin or installing a new needle, otherwise, you may get hurt if the “Start/Stop” button is pressed and the machine starts sewing.

 1> Power up the sewing machine.
 2> Press the needle position button once or twice to raise the needle.
 3> Power off the machine.
 4> Raise the presser foot lifter and remove your fabric from beneath it.
5> Slide the bobbin cover latch to the right and remove the bobbin cover.

6> Place the bobbin in its case so that thread unwinds to the left.

When you are winding the lower thread, be sure to insert the bobbin into the bobbin case in the same orientation as it was placed on the take-up shaft. It will help you if you use the “b” mark on one side of the bobbin supplied with this machine as a reference.

7> With your right hand, hold the bobbin lightly. With your left hand, pass the end of the thread around the tab of the needle plate cover.

When threading a bobbin, always hold it by its spool with your finger so that the thread unwinds in a clockwise direction. Otherwise, it may break or the thread tension may be incorrect.

8> Here is a simple way to wind a bobbin: Hold the bobbin lightly in your right hand, pass the thread through the slit in the needle plate cover, then pull lightly with your left hand.

Can you wind a bobbin by hand?

To make sure that the bobbin thread has the proper tension, pass the thread around the tab on the needle plate cover as shown in this illustration. Then gently pull on it at point 3. This will draw the thread into the tension spring of the bobbin case and make sure there is enough tension in the bobbin thread for sewing.

Hold the bobbin lightly in your right hand, then continue threading the thread through the slot with your left hand. After that, cut the thread using the thread cutter.

When threading the bobbin, be sure to follow these instructions. If you just put the thread in the slit of the needle plate cover, the bobbin thread won’t be threaded correctly, affecting sewing performance and resulting in incorrect thread tension.


10> Reattach the bobbin cover. Insert the tab of the bobbin cover into the notch on the needle plate cover, then gently push down on the right side.

You can start sewing without pulling up the bobbin thread. If you want to pull up the bobbin thread before you start sewing, use your fingers to do so.

The instructions above will help you with how to set up the coils on any type of machine such as a Brother.

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