There will be no argument if we say that Kenmore is one of the ruling sewing machine brands.. The machine enables you to accomplish any project more marvelously within comparatively short period with its mind-blowing user-friendly features. But, unfortunately, it’s a harsh reality that even such a brilliant machine won’t come to any work for you if you don’t know how to thread a Kenmore sewing machine.
Actually, it’s a fact that is true for any sewing machine brand because threading is the thing that specifies the quality of stitch, you will be having. Therefore, today, in this article we will be presenting you with an easy-to-understand Kenmore sewing machine threading guideline.
How to thread a Kenmore sewing machine?
Threading a Kenmore sewing machine comprises lots of stages that may confuse you considerably. Therefore, we have presented the guideline with four different parts where each contains a number of steps. Hence, you will have a clear track of what you’re going through and how to do that without gaining sweat.
Part 1: Wind the bobbin
Unshackle the clutch: There must a clutch knob on the right portion of the machine. Unshackle the knob by turning it counter-clock or toward you.
Place the thread on the spool pin: Place the thread spool, make sure that the spool pin is in the center hole of the spool. Remember that the thread of your spool must be hugged round the center following counter-clock direction.
Draw thread by the tension disc.: Draw the thread by the tension disc. of bobbin winder. To do it, pull out thread from the spool pin and then fix it into the tiny tension disc. You will most probably have the disc closer to the front top of the machine.
Keep in mind that you cannot wrap the thread around the disc following a whole rotation. Instead, you should pass the thread into the disc through upper right side and envelop the thread around the left side. And eventually bring it back out to the lower-right.
Pull the thread: Drag the thread by the bobbin’s hole. Insert the thread by the hole of the vacant bobbin-spool before you place the bobbin on the bobbin winder shaft. As soon as it’s done, you can set it on the shaft of the bobbin winder.
While following this step, you must flip the bobbin spool, otherwise, hole will appear at bottom, not in the top. Again, while placing the bobbin on the shaft ensure that thread is wrapped around the shaft from bobbin’s bottom.
Push the bobbin: Keep pushing the bobbin and the winder shaft until a ‘click’ sound comes out. By this time, your bobbin must be directly closer to a bumper. The bumper helps you have control over the amount of thread winding.
Wind the bobbin: Hold the thread end that comes out of the bobbin with one hand. Press the power pedal of the machine using your foot. Machine will start running and bobbin winding will begin at once. Don’t stop until the winder stops automatically.
Snip the thread: Push the winder of the bobbin back to the left position and elevate the bobbin. Snip the thread with a remaining of tiny tail behind.
Infix the clutch: Keep turning the inside clutch knob away from you following the anti-clock direction. While doing it, don’t forget to keep the outer part of hand wheel in a standstill position. You will feel that the clutch is tightened up automatically.
Part 2: Thread the bobbin case
- Remove the extension table. This may require you to simply pull the table to the left.
- Find out the marked portion of the shuttle cover. Pull the part to unseal the cover. Normally, the marked handle is found to the left side of the cover.
- Keep turning the hand wheel anti-clockwise until you find the needle at the highest point.
- There is a bolt on the bobbin case, pull it out. This will unshackle the case from shuttle. Then, drag the case out straightly for removing it.
- Place the bobbin to let the thread be wound around it in anti-clock direction. Push the bobbin into its case and knot the thread end into the socket that is at the case’s top. Keep pushing the bobbin through the socket as long as you cannot drag the thread under the tension spring.
- Remove the bolt of the case for one more time and push the filled the case back into the shuttle.
Part 3: Thread the top thread
- Turn the hand-wheel anti-clockwise until you find the take-up lever at the highest position.
- Elevate the presser foot by raising the presser foot lever up.
- Place the thread spool on the spool pin so that thread is wound in anti-clock direction and comes-off the spool.
- Hug the thread around the rear thread guide and pull it down to the machine’s front.
- On the front of the machine, you will definitely find two paths labelled with A and B or anything else. Pull the thread down through path A, hook it to the bolt that is just at the path’s bottom. Now, take the thread up through the left path.
- On the top of path B, there should be a tension spring. Drag up the thread and place it into this spring.
- There should be one more labelled path on the front of the machine. Drag the thread down through this path.
- Clip the thread into the first lower thread guide at the bottom of the previous thread path. Clip it into the second lower thread guide positioned just above the needle.
- Weave the thread end by the needle front and out from the rear. Leave a tiny tail extending out to the machine’s back.
Part 4: Pick up the bobbin thread
- Hold the top thread end with with left hand while rotating the hand-wheel clockwise. Before doing this, you must raise the presser foot.
- A tiny loop will come out of the needle plate’s bottom. Haul the upper thread end gently to straighten the loop. Drag the bobbin thread out from within the shuttle.
- Drag both the threads under the presser foot.
To sum up, threading a Kenmore sewing machine is a hard nut to crack with consecutive parts and steps. But, as soon as you have a mastery over this how to thread a Kenmore sewing machine guideline, we guarantee your affliction will vanish by many folds.