What is the difference between bobbin 15 and 66?

What is the most common bobbin size?

Style 41 bobbins are the most common pre-wound bobbins used in Class 7 sewing machines. The most popular end use for these bobbins is sewing synthetic web slings and tie downs. Style 58 pre-wound bobbins are commonly used to sew tarps, canvas and covers.

What kind of bobbin does a singer 66 use?

The user manual says that this machine uses a Class 66 bobbin, model number 17222. I researched if plastic or metal bobbins are best for this machine. All of the answers I found said to use metal, because metal is better than plastic.

Does it matter what bobbins you use?

You MUST use the bobbins that are made for your machine. Check your owners manual or stop into your local sewing machine store for advise. The wrong bobbin can really goof up your tension! Just because you like the blue bobbins does not mean you can use them.

What machines do class 15 bobbins fit?

This package of Dritz Class 15 metal bobbins comes packaged in a reusable plastic storage case. They fit some of the following machines: Singer, Baby Lock, Riccar, Simplicity and White. Not compatible with the following machines: Bernina, Elna, Husqvarna/Viking, Janome/New Home and Pfaff.

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What size bobbin does a Brother sewing machine use?

This machine uses SA156 bobbins which are class 15 type bobbins. Use of any other bobbin may result in injuries or damage to the machine. We recommend the use of Brother genuine parts and accessories.

Do bobbins come in different sizes?

Bobbins not only come in different sizes, but also in metal as well as plastic, and empty as well as pre-wound. While machines can only use one bobbin size, whether it is plastic or metal does not typically matter, however consult your machine manual to be sure.

What is the difference between a 15 and a 15J bobbin?

They look almost identical, but class 15 bobbins have flat ends, while class 15J bobbins have slightly curved ends. Sometimes they appear to work interchangeably, but even if they fit into your sewing machine, there is a risk of them jamming your machine up and causing major damage.

What bobbins does a singer 99 use?

This one uses a class 66 bobbin and a normal 15×1 needle. You can also still find parts for these machines fairly easily. This was my first vintage sewing machine, so I’ll walk you through the process of cleaning, restoring, and troubleshooting.

How do I identify my vintage Singer sewing machine?

Find Your Model #

For sewing machines manufactured since about 1990, look for the model number on the handwheel side of the machine near the on/off switch or the electric cord receptacle. You will find the model number on the front panel of machines manufactured in the 1970s and 1980s.

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