Saturday, November 1, 2008

A bibbin, A bobbin

Just the other day I was contemplating how in the heck does a bobbin work? I've used sewing machines all my life, but never really put too much thought into the mechanics of it all. As long as I could thread the machine and get the stitch width and tension right, I was good to go.

Interestingly enough, I just found a gif of a bobbin in motion that explains it all! Here it is!!

Makes perfect sense now, doesn't it?!

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