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Hwen operating a sewing machine...
Sew at low speed
When sewing, place your fingers...
to either side of the presser foot, not directly infront or near the needle.
Forsing or pulling the fabric through the sewing machine may cause...
Needle to break. Let the feed dog move the fabric through the machine.
When sewing on the sewing machine do not sew over...
pins placed in fabric.
When you are not ready to sew, remove your foot from the...
Foot control and place it on the floor.
If you do not place foot on the floor after removing it from the foot control, you may accidently push the foot control when...
you are not ready. This can cause injuries.
The cords on the sewing machine should be...
Untangled and placed out of the traffic path to prevent others from tripping.
Disconnect the plug from the wall outlet...
first. Then, unplug the cord in the sewing machine.
Place pins and needles in a...
container when you are not using them.
Pins and needles should never be placed in...
the mouth
When not in use, scissors should be left...
Pass sharp object to others with the...
handle first.
You cut on the solid black line
Cutting LIne
Match up trimmings and buttons- inside the cutting line
Matching Dot
Keeps your pattern on the length wise grain.
Strait Grain Line
Match 2 pieces if material of the outside of the cutting line
Sew and trace
Sewing Line
Bound edge of material that doesn't ravel
Directions for pattern
5/8" space between sewing line and cutting line
Seem Allowance
Holds the spool of thread
Spool Pin
Guides thread
Thread Guide
Takes the slack of the thread from spool to needle
Threat Take-Up Lever
Lower machine thread into bobbin holder
Keeps material in place
Presser Foot
Lifts the presser foot
Presser Foot Lifter
Moves the material
Feed Dog
Turn it towards you (only does a few stiches at a time)
Stiches backwards
Controls tighness of thread
Tension Dial
Traces sewing line
Tracing Wheel and Paper
Holds pins
Pin Cushion
Removes unwanted stiches
Stich ripper
Used for paper and trimming only
Material only
Prevents fraying of material edges
Pinking Shears
Temporarily holds things together
Sew permanantly- thread goes in the eye
Marks fabric (alternitive for tracing wheel and paper)
Tailors Chalk
Protects your finger when you sew
Measures around body parts
Measuring tape
Ruler with indicator
Seed Gauge
The reverse stich on the sewing machine, used at the beginning and ending of a seam
A long temporary stich done by hand or machine
The lengthwise and crosswise threads of a fabric
Transferring pattern details to fabric from pattern
Small items used in sewing, such as thread, buttons, snaps, etc.
To change the direction of the machine stiching by turning the fabric while the needle is in the fabric.