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Thread: portable bobbin winders

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    I was wondering if anyone has used one. Are they worth the money to even buy one

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    Super Member oatw13's Avatar
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    This has been discussed a few times in the past.

    I have one and it works really well with some of my machines and not so well with others.

    Overall, I like it and it is more convenient than having to re-thread the machine to wind a bobbin.

    I think it depends on what type of machine you have.

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    Most of my bobbins do not work on the these.

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    I love mine... Use it all the time!

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    I have one for my longarm's bobbin. It works fine, but not great. I found it necessary to use one of those thread holders that brings the thread ABOVE the cone about 10". Then the hook on the top of that thread holder needs a bit of drag with the addition of a small wad of batting. It sure beats $80. or more for the "good ones".

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    thank you any ones better then the others

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    Super Member SuziC's Avatar
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    I got one and hardly ever used it. I wind several bobbins at a time so when i run out i have more to just put in. I wold rather spend my money on fabrics

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    I love mine!!! I needed it because I wanted to make lace gifts for Christmas but it was hard to wind the bobbin on my professional embroidery machine...I just couldn't reach it and I wanted both sides of the lace to look the same. I took a few bobbins to the store with me and asked them to show me how to use...well, it was a dream come true!!!!I highly reccommend it!!!
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    Ronni

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    I think it just depends on what machine you are using and how many bobbins you need to wind. I have one and don't use it that often- sometimes I find it just easier to use the sewing machine to wind the bobbin then set up the winder :? LOL

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    Check with the bobbin winders manufacturer to see if your bobbins will work on it... mine won't :(

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