Do plastic bobbins wear out?
Using Metal Bobbins Instead of Plastic
Some sewers have tried plastic bobbins in their vintage machines and they have found that the plastic bobbins do not last as long, can distort, lose their shape, wear out faster and get burrs in them. The last one will ruin your stitching so you need to be careful.
Do all sewing machines use the same bobbins?
There is no such thing as a universal bobbin, meaning no single bobbin will fit every sewing machine. Some sewing machines tolerate a slightly different bobbin better than others, but using the incorrect bobbin will most likely affect the stitch quality of your project, and could result in damage to your machine.
What kind of bobbin does a Pfaff use?
Class 15 Pfaff bobbins fit all Pfaff Hobby, Ambition, Passport & Smarter(not 1100C) models in groups A, B & K and Creative 1.5. Class 15 bobbins measure 11mm in height.
Are Pfaff sewing machines any good?
Pfaff sewing machines are among the best on the market. Pfaff brand has a long tradition of excellence and a vast number of loyal customers. A couple of brands like Singer and Brother are more prominent, but when it comes to quality I would never bet against the Pfaff. … Pfaff is also famous for its innovations.
How long does a bobbin last?
I have looked around and basically found calcs for about 60 yards for a full bobbin.
Does bobbin thread need to match?
You can use whatever color you want, but you don’t need to change color to match the top thread. Your bobbin thread should not show through the top layer of stitching. It will only be seen on the back of the item. … Your bobbin thread should not show through the top layer of stitching.