I recently acquired an awesome old Singer Sewing machine from my grandma.. Setting up the machine involves both threading the thread and threading the bobbin, and is. This controls how much tension is put on the needle while sewing.
DOUBLE CLICK IMAGE FOR ENLARGED VIEW ELGIN 4400F Sewing Machine.
Singer sewing machines have to be threaded in a specific way.. Continue to apply pressure to the pedal until the bobbin is wound and thread is nearly even with the rim of. . It sounds like the tension is set too high, or maybe the thread is old.
All sewing machines are threaded much the same.. There will be a place to put the thread through on a little lever that goes up and down with the needle.