Go Back  Quiltingboard Forums > Main
Bobbin holder problem >

Bobbin holder problem

Bobbin holder problem

Old 10-09-2013, 08:46 AM
  #1  
Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Oct 2013
Posts: 2
Unhappy Bobbin holder problem

Hello,
I'm new to the Quilting board and I'm hoping that someone can help me with what is probably a very simple fix but I'm having a lot of trouble figuring out myself. I have a Tin Lizzy 18 and the bobbin holder seems to have worn out because I can no longer loosen or tighten the tension and my stitches are of course not correct. I purchased three new bobbin holders and all of the inner springs were loose. Initially we had the same problem with the old Lizzy bobbin holder when we bought the machine but over time it seems to have worked it's self out. With these new bobbin holders, well, I spent over an hour trying to get the darn spring on the inside to lay flat. One of the three bobbin holders finally did but I'm sure there must be a specific way to do it right the first time as I've no idea how I got it finally to lay flat. I'm terrified of the bobbin holder accidently falling on the floor and that darn spring falling out again. Help!
quilting63 is offline  
Old 10-09-2013, 11:23 AM
  #2  
Power Poster
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: Michigan
Posts: 11,256
Default

I have a tin lizzie and haven't had this problem. I will say that my dealer told me to insert the bobbin casing while holding that little lever open. I had the bobbin case fall out once or twice. Since then I've learned that you are not supposed to hold the lever open. Position the case and press until it clicks in place.

There is a board dedicated to Tin Lizzies on Yahoo. They could probably help you more there. Just google "tin lizzie yahoo group".

Hope you still visit here!
PaperPrincess is offline  
Old 10-09-2013, 06:37 PM
  #3  
Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Oct 2013
Posts: 2
Default

Thank you for the lead. It's not the bobbin holder itself, it's the little curled flat spring on the inside of the holder that's giving me problems. I'll try the Tin Lizzy yahoo group to see if anyone else knows what I'm talking about. There are absolutely no instructions anywhere I can find on how to put it in the bobbin holder correctly. I'm sure it's something easy I just can't figure it out. Thanks again.
quilting63 is offline  
Related Topics
Thread
Thread Starter
Forum
Replies
Last Post
4EVERquilt
Pictures
14
11-13-2011 06:40 PM
CarolinePaj
Main
4
02-11-2011 05:55 PM
feffertim
Pictures
92
01-16-2011 12:23 AM
finch
Main
93
10-02-2010 09:49 PM

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


FREE Quilting Newsletter


SEO by vBSEO ©2011, Crawlability, Inc.