What size bobbin does a Brother sewing machine take?

This machine uses SA156 bobbins which are class 15 type bobbins. Use of any other bobbin may result in injuries or damage to the machine. We recommend the use of Brother genuine parts and accessories.

Do all Brother sewing machines use the same size bobbins?

Can I interchange metal and plastic bobbins if they are the same size? Metal bobbins and plastic bobbins of the same size can NOT be swapped. Machines are set for a very precise tension setting. If they are set for a lighter plastic bobbin, the tension will change if a heavier metal bobbin is used.

How do I know what size bobbin to buy?

Not all bobbins are clearly labeled with their size or style, however your machine manual should tell you what bobbin size your machine takes. ZJ shows several of the different sizes and explains what machines they are for. Larger bobbin sizes are typically for long arm quilting machines or some embroidery machines.

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What is the standard bobbin size?

The Class 15 (A Style) Bobbin:

Its diameter measures approximately 20.3 mm and has a width of approximately 11.7 mm. This bobbin has two flat sides and is available in both plastic and metal.

What is the difference between a Class 15 and Class 66 bobbin?

Class 66 Bobbins

You will notice the relative shortness compared to the Class 15 bobbins. All Class 66 bobbins have a slightly dome-shaped flanges. Just like Class 15 bobbins, they can be purchased in plastic or metal. Most modern machines of this class will have a plastic one.

What machines use class 15 bobbins?

Metal Bobbin (Class 15): These metal bobbins are compatible with Singer Brilliance, 15Nl and C5205 machines.

Does the size of the bobbin matter?

Bobbins not only come in different sizes, but also in metal as well as plastic, and empty as well as pre-wound. While machines can only use one bobbin size, whether it is plastic or metal does not typically matter, however consult your machine manual to be sure.

Are bobbins universal?

There is no such thing as a universal bobbin, meaning no single bobbin will fit every sewing machine. Some sewing machines tolerate a slightly different bobbin better than others, but using the incorrect bobbin will most likely affect the stitch quality of your project, and could result in damage to your machine.

What size bobbins are there?

There are 3 different sizes of machine embroidery bobbins that we sell, style L, M, and A (also know as Class 15). These do not stand for large and medium. The L & Class 15 embroidery bobbins are the smaller bobbins, they are about the size of a nickel.

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What size bobbin does a white sewing machine take?

Fits the following models of White…….. Bobbins measures 7/16″ thick x 13/16″ wide.

Are SA156 bobbins Class 15?

High Quality Clear Plastic Bobbins, 7/16″ deep. Size Class 15. Security notch for consistent bobbin thread winding. 10 bobbins per pack.

What is the difference between a 15 and a 15J bobbin?

They look almost identical, but class 15 bobbins have flat ends, while class 15J bobbins have slightly curved ends. Sometimes they appear to work interchangeably, but even if they fit into your sewing machine, there is a risk of them jamming your machine up and causing major damage.

What are the holes in bobbins for?

There should be a tiny little hole on the side for you to put your thread through. Thread from the inside of the bobbin, out, so your thread sticks out the side an inch or two.

What is a Class 66 sewing machine?

Singer 66 and 66K Sewing Machines. The Singer class 66 models were heavy duty domestic sewing machines that set the standard for several decades, and indeed the Class 66 bobbin and the 66 style horizontal oscillating hook arrangement are still in use on many ‘new’ sewing machines today.

What is L Style bobbin?

Style L embroidery machine bobbins are typically used with small commercial and/or home sewing and embroidery machines. Style L bobbins are . 837 cm high and 2.126 cm in diameter—roughly the size of an American nickel. They are thinner than Style A bobbins.