Parts of Sewing Machine and Their Functions
Merchandiser at Fashion Xpress Buying House.
Badda, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
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Sewing machine plays an important role in garments manufacturing industry. There are a lot of sewing machines used in ready-made garments sector. This article has shown all the parts of a sewing machine and function of those.
Different Parts of Sewing Machine:
- Spool pin,
- Bobbin binder spindle,
- Bobbin winder stopper,
- Stitch width dial,
- Pattern selector dial,
- Hand wheel,
- Stitch length dial,
- Reverse stitch lever,
- Power stitch,
- Bobbin winder thread guide,
- Thread tension dial,
- Thread take-up lever,
- Needle clamp screw,
- Presser foot,
- Bobbin cover,
- Bobbin cover release button,
- Feed dog,
- Needle plate.
Functions of Sewing Machine Parts:
Functions of each sewing machine parts have discussed in the below:
1. Spool pin:
The main function of spool pin is to hold the spool of thread.
2. Bobbin binder spindle:
During winding, bobbin is placed here.
3. Bobbin winder stopper:
When bobbin reaches its optimum capacity then bobbin winder stopper stops the bobbin winding.
4. Stitch width dial:
The main object of stitch width dial is to control the zigzag stitch.
5. Pattern selector dial:
Pattern selector dial is to set the symbol of the desired stitch pattern.
6. Hand wheel:
Hand wheel is used to raise and lower the need, which is situated in the right side of the machine.
7. Stitch length dial:
Stitch length dial is used to control the length of the stitch.
8. Reverse stitch lever:
The machine will sew in the reverse while the lever is pushed.
9. Power switch:
Power switch means the off-on office of the sewing machine. Normally power switch is located at the right side of the machine.
10. Bobbin winder thread guide:
These types of thread guide are used during bobbin winding.
11. Thread tension dial:
Thread tension dial is used to control the tension on the top thread.
12. Thread take-up lever:
During sewing the top thread passes through the thread take-up lever. Thread take-up lever moves up and down with the needle.
13. Needle clamp screw:
Needle clamp screw holds the needle in its actual place.
14. Presser foot:
Presser foot holds the fabric in its definite place.
15. Bobbin cover:
During sewing bobbin cover protects and covers the bobbin holder.
16. Bobbin cover release button:
This type of button is used to release the cover for entrance to the bobbin.
17. Feed dog:
During sewing, feed dog pulls the fabric in forward.
Needle is used to form a stitch in the garments.
19. Needle plate:
Needle plate is a metal plate which is situated under the needle and presser foot. It helps to move the fabric forward during sewing.