How do you thread a mini dressmaker sewing machine?

Hold the end of the upper thread with the left hand, and turn the handwheel slowly anti-clockwise until the needle goes down and up again to its highest position. Pull the upper thread slowly and the lower thread will be coming up in a loop.

Where is the model number on a dressmaker sewing machine?

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.

How do you thread the upper part of a sewing machine?

To set up the upper thread for your machine, first place a spool of thread on your machine’s thread pin (also called a spool pin or spool holder). Thread through the thread guide. Pull the thread to the left of your machine and thread it through the thread guide. Pull the thread through the U-shaped guide.

What are the steps in threading the lower part of the sewing machine?


  1. Put the spool of thread on the spool pin.
  2. Bring the thread to the thread guide .
  3. Pull the thread between the metal disc of the tension.
  4. Bring the thread up to the thread take up lever and raise it as it goes.
  5. Pull the thread down to the thread guide.
  6. Pull it through the lower thread guide.
  7. Thread the needle.
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Why is my bottom bobbin not catching?

First, your needle may be dull or damaged and needs to be replaced. You should also check that you are using the correct needle for the type of fabric you are sewing. … If the needle is not inserted correctly, it will not be able to pull up the bobbin thread and will cause skipped stitches.