Breaking thread and needles
I just received a Brother Pacesetter 2002D for Christmas. I also received a large box of Madeira Thread and some Robison-Anton thread. All are rayon. No matter what I try to do, I cannot get my machine to sew out a full design. The thread breaks over and over. I tried taking the spool off my machine and placing it in a cone thread holder further from my machine. I was told this sometimes helps as the thread has time to unwind prior to entering the needle. That doesn;t work much better. I still broke thread and a needle. If I put the spool on the floor and hold the thread with my fingers I can get the design to sew out better. After I figured that out I started having bobbin problems. I am learning to fill a bobbin and found filling it half way worked better than filling it 100%. I had a lot of trouble getting the bobbin to wind evenly due to the problems with my thread.
Anyone having this problem?