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.
Different Parts of Sewing Machine:
- Bobbin binder spindle,
- Spool pin,
- Stitch width dial,
- Bobbin winder thread guide,
- Feed dog,
- Bobbin cover,
- Thread tension dial,
- Pattern selector dial,
- Bobbin winder stopper,
- Needle clamp screw,
- Stitch length dial,
- Reverse stitch lever,
- Power stitch,
- Thread take-up lever,
- Presser’s foot,
- Bobbin cover release button,
- Needle plate,
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.
2. Spool pin:
The main function of the spool pin is to hold the spool of thread.
The handwheel is used to raise and lower the need, which is situated on the right side of the machine.
4. Stitch width dial:
The main object of the stitch width dial is to control the zigzag stitch.
5. Bobbin winder thread guide:
These types of thread guides are used during bobbin winding.
6. Feed dog:
During sewing, the feed dog pulls the fabric forward.
7. Bobbin cover:
During sewing, the bobbin cover protects and covers the bobbin holder.
8. Thread tension dial:
A thread tension dial is used to control the tension on the top thread.
9. Pattern selector dial:
The pattern selector dial is to set the symbol of the desired stitch pattern.
10. Bobbin winder stopper:
When the bobbin reaches its optimum capacity then the bobbin winder stopper stops the bobbin winding.
11. Needle clamp screw:
The needle clamp screw holds the needle in its actual place.
12. Stitch length dial:
Stitch length dial is used to control the length of the stitch.
13. Reverse stitch lever:
The machine will sew in the reverse while the lever is pushed.
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.
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.
16. Presser’s foot:
Presser’s foot holds the fabric in its definite place.
17. Bobbin cover release button:
This type of button is used to release the cover for entrance to the bobbin.
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.
The needle is used to form a stitch in the garments.
Author of This Article:
Noor Ahmed Raaz
B.Sc. in Apparel Manufacturing
Noakhali Textile Engineering College