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Sewing Machine functions and parts
Identifying parts of the sewing machine and what their function is.
Holds the bobbin and applies tension to the bobbin thread
the underneath side of the fabric
Winds the thread onto the bobbin
drop feed button
lowers the feed dog so that the fabric will not be fed under the pressure foot
moves the fabric under the presser foot
turns to raise or lower the needle and thread take-up lever
needle clamp screw
holds the needle in place
power and light switch
turns on the machine.
presser foot lever
holds the fabric in place as the machine stitches
presser foot screw
holds the presser foot in place
adjusts the amount of pressure the presser foot applies to the fabric
reverse stitch control
allows the machine to back-stitch
holds the spool of thread
keep edge of fabric aligned so seam allowances will be uniform in width
stitch length control
adjusts the number of stitches per inch
changes the type of stitches
stitch width control
adjusts the width of zigzag and other two-dimensional stitches
pulls the thread from the spool and throug the tension regulator
guide the thread from the spool to the needle
covers the area around the needle