Parts of Sewing Machine and Their Functions


Sewing machine plays an important role in the garments manufacturing industry. There are a lot of sewing machines used in the ready-made garments sector. This article has shown all the parts of a sewing machine and the function of those.

Different Parts of Sewing Machine:

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

    parts of sewing machine

    Parts of the sewing machine

Functions of Sewing Machine Parts:

Functions of each sewing machine parts have discussed below:

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

2. Bobbin binder spindle:
During winding, the bobbin is placed here.

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

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

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

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

10. Bobbin winder thread guide:
These types of thread guides are used during bobbin winding.

11. Thread tension dial:
A 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:
The needle clamp screw holds the needle in its actual place.

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

15. Bobbin cover:
During sewing, the 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, the feed dog pulls the fabric forward.

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

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

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