Do you use top stitching thread in the bobbin?

Does bobbin thread go on top or bottom?

The bobbin thread is looped around the upper thread and can be pulled up. Carefully pull the upper thread upward to pull out the end of the bobbin thread. Pull up the bobbin thread, pass it under the presser foot and pull it about 10 cm (4 inches) toward the back of the machine, making it even with the upper thread.

When should you top stitch?

1. When top-stitching on both sides of the seam line, make sure you finish the raw edges of the seam allowance individually by serging or applying a zigzag stitch. 2. After clean finishing the raw edges, pin and machine stitch the seams together at the desired seam allowance.

Is top stitching necessary?

Topstitching is an essential part of sewing and is incorporated into nearly every project in one way or another. It’s important to take the time to get to know each of the different styles and the function that each approach serves.

Is a top stitch the same as a straight stitch?

A topstitch is a variant of the straight stitch. It’s a decorative stitch but can also be used as a structural stitch. Topstitching is most often seen on garments and bags, but can also be seen on quilts.

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Is Top stitch thread stronger?

This thread is slightly thicker than normal sewing thread which gives definition to areas such as lapels and garment seams. Use a top stitch needle which has a larger eye to accommodate the slightly thicker thread.

Is bobbin thread different than top thread?

The bobbin thread can be a lighter weight than the top thread and still provide sufficient strength without adding bulk. Using a cotton top thread with a poly bobbin thread is fine.

Where do you put a threaded bobbin and where does the thread from the bobbin go when the machine is in use?

Load your wound bobbin into its case.

Place your bobbin in the round slot; your machine will have an arrow showing which way the bobbin should face to unspool correctly. Then, pull the end of the bobbin thread through your machine’s tension spring and replace the bobbin cover.