How to Use Your Sewing Machine

How to Use a Sewing Machine

The entry-level sewing machines have very simple handling. But for beginners all sewing machines look frighteningly and they don't know some simple things: how to turn on, thread them etc.
Special for beginners we wrote this tutorial with steps how to use your sewing machine. This guide is suitable for any models sewing machines entry-level having the vertical oscillating shuttle hook system.

Here you find steps of instruction how to use your sewing machine. You will know how to thread a sewing machine and other basic knowledge for beginners.

Connect to the sewing machine the foot control

First, you need connect to sewing machine the foot control.

Plug the power cord into an electrical outlet

Plug the power cord to an electrical outlet.

The power switch of sewing machine

Turn on the power switch that is located on the right side of the body.
Note: Some models have another location of the power switch.

The lighting of the workplace

When you turn on the power switch appears lighting the workplace.

The lighting lamp for sewing machines

The lighting lamp is used for home sewing machines can be two types. On old model to remove lamp you need to unscrew it. The modern model are used other type a lamp. To remove it is needed turn it a little around and pull down.

The removable table a sewing machine

Now you need wind the bobbin. Pull the removable table to the left.

The shuttle and bobbin compartment

Open the cover of shuttle and bobbin compartment.

The hinged latch a bobbin case

Take the hinged latch and pull out bobbin case from shuttle assemble.

Release the latch and bobbin will fall easily

Release the latch and bobbin will fall easily.

It is time for the thread a bobbin

It is time for the thread a bobbin. The bobbin you need put on this metal pin that is part of the bobbin winder.

Now you need to start a thread a bobbin

Now you can to start threading a bobbin.

Look for the thread guide

Find all the thread guides and hooks. You need insert the thread through every of them.

The end of the bobbin thread

The end of the thread is better insert through the hole that is on both sides a bobbin.

The scheme of threading a bobbin

This is the scheme of threading a bobbin.

Now you can turn the bobbin winder

Now you can turn on the bobbin winder. Pull to the right the bobbin till it clicks.
Plastic limiter having oval shape can be adjusted. The different position of this oval limits number of the thread in the bobbin.

Insert the bobbin into the bobbin case

Insert the bobbin into the bobbin case as shown.

Put bobbin housing back into sewing machine

Open the hinged latch of bobbin housing with two fingers and put it back into sewing machine.

Close the cover of shuttle device

Close the cover of shuttle device.

Insert the removable table to the body of sewing machine

Insert the removable table to the body of sewing machine.

Now you're ready to thread your sewing machine

Now you're ready to thread your sewing machine with needle thread through the thread take-up lever and other guides. On the front places are typically numbers and arrows show you how to thread the machine correct.

Do not miss a single fastening thread guide

Do not miss a single fastening thread guide.

At the end, insert the thread into needle eye

At the end, insert the thread into needle eye.

Pull the bottom thread through the hole of needle plate

Before you start sewing the fabric you should pull the bottom thread through the hole of needle plate.
Hold the needle thread in your left hand slightly taut towards you.

The presser foot you need to lift up

Now you need to lift up the presser foot using this lever.

The manually turning the hand wheel

Lifting the bottom thread must be done manually by turning the handwheel.

The pulling up the bottom thread

For pulling up the bottom thread the needle should be lowered only once.

Pull threads along slit of presser foot

Pull both threads along the central slit of presser foot.

The first stitch will be better make by hand

The first stitch will be better make by hand.

The levers of the stitch length

Using these levers you can set the stitch length and select type of line.

The samples of the stitches

On this diagram you can see the samples of the stitches.

How to Use a Sewing Machine, step 31

This is the top thread tensioner.

How to Use a Sewing Machine, step 32

The reverse sewing button is applied at the begin and end of stitching.
I hope these tips will help you understand how to use your sewing machine.

English isn't my first language, so please excuse any mistakes and help correct them.
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