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Posted on: 5/6/09 11:15 PM
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Whenever you are garment sewing start with a full bobbin. Resist the temptation to start with a partially wound bobbin unless you are making a minor repair. Nothing is worse than having to stop midway through a project to wind a bobbin that could have easily been wound beforehand. If you are making more than one garment as in a suit, consider winding two bobbins. You won't be sorry. If you don't use the second bobbin you will already have a fully wound one for your next project in the same color.

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Alice said... (10/3/10 8:51 PM) Reply
Good advice and well said. With topstitching it's essential not to run out.
Sharon1952 said... (5/7/09 6:55 AM) Reply
Simple, but profound! Nothing wrecks a sewing job more easily than running out of bobbin thread in the wrong place. For me it's usually topstitching or some other prominent phase.
snapdragonfly said... (5/7/09 6:13 AM) Reply
I couldn't agree more.
 
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