Different Parts and Functions of Sewing Machine With Pictures

Sewing Machine Parts and Functions with Images:

Sewing machine plays an important role in the apparel manufacturing sector. There are a lot of sewing machines used in the apparel industry. This article has presented a detailed discussion on sewing machine parts and functions with their images which is vastly used in the readymade garments industry.

Sewing machine parts and functions
Fig: Sewing machine parts and functions

Different Parts of Sewing Machine:

  1. Bobbin binder spindle,
  2. Spool pin,
  3. Handwheel,
  4. Stitch width dial,
  5. Bobbin winder thread guide,
  6. Feed dog,
  7. Bobbin cover,
  8. Thread tension dial,
  9. Pattern selector dial,
  10. Bobbin winder stopper,
  11. Needle clamp screw,
  12. Stitch length dial,
  13. Reverse stitch lever,
  14. Power stitch,
  15. Thread take-up lever,
  16. Presser’s foot,
  17. Bobbin cover release button,
  18. Needle plate,
  19. Needle.

Functions of Sewing Machine Parts with Pictures:

Functions of each sewing m/c parts have discussed below with their images:

1. Bobbin binder spindle:

During winding, the bobbin is placed here.

Bobbin binder spindle
Fig: Bobbin binder spindle

2. Spool pin:

The main function of the spool pin is to hold the spool of thread.

Spool Pin and Spool Pin Cap
Fig: Spool Pin and Spool Pin Cap

3. Handwheel:

The handwheel is used to raise and lower the need, which is situated on the right side of the machine.

Hand wheel
Fig: Handwheel

4. Stitch width dial:

The main object of the stitch width dial is to control the zigzag stitch.

Stitch width dial
Fig: Stitch width dial

5. Bobbin winder thread guide:

These types of thread guides are used during bobbin winding.

Bobbin winder thread guide
Fig: Bobbin winder thread guide

6. Feed dog:

During sewing, the feed dog pulls the fabric forward.

Feed dog
Fig: Feed dog

7. Bobbin cover:

During sewing, the bobbin cover protects and covers the bobbin holder.

Bobbin cover
Fig: Bobbin cover

8. Thread tension dial:

A thread tension dial is used to control the tension on the top thread.

Thread tension dial
Fig: Thread tension dial

9. Pattern selector dial:

The pattern selector dial is to set the symbol of the desired stitch pattern.

Pattern selector dial
Fig: Pattern selector dial

10. Bobbin winder stopper:

When the bobbin reaches its optimum capacity then the bobbin winder stopper stops the bobbin winding.

Bobbin winder stopper
Fig: Bobbin winder stopper

11. Needle clamp screw:

The needle clamp screw holds the needle in its actual place.

Needle clamp screw
Fig: Needle clamp screw

12. Stitch length dial:

Stitch length dial is used to control the length of the stitch.

Stitch length dial
Fig: Stitch length dial

13. Reverse stitch lever:

The machine will sew in the reverse while the lever is pushed.

Reverse stitch lever
Fig: Reverse stitch lever

14. Power switch:

Power switch means the off-on office of the sewing machine. Normally power switch is located on the right side of the machine.

Power switch
Fig: Power switch

15. Thread take-up lever:

During sewing the fabric, the top thread passes through the thread take-up lever. The sewing thread take-up lever moves up and down with the sewing needle.

Thread take-up lever
Fig: Thread take-up lever

16. Presser’s foot:

Presser’s foot holds the fabric in its definite place.

Presser foot
Fig: Presser foot

17. Bobbin cover release button:

This type of button is used to release the cover for entrance to the bobbin.

Bobbin cover release button
Fig: Bobbin cover release button

18. Needle plate:

The needle plate helps to move the fabric forward during sewing. It is a metal plate that is situated under the needle and presser foot.

Needle plate
Fig: Needle plate

19. Needle:

The needle is used to form a stitch in the garments.

Fig: Needle

Author of This Article:
Noor Ahmed Raaz
B.Sc. in Apparel Manufacturing
Noakhali Textile Engineering College
Mobile: +8801722797194

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