Sewing Machine Embroidery / Embroidery Software / Design Embroidery Format

Machine embroidery is an embroidery process whereby a sewing machine or embroidery machine is used to create patterns on textiles. It is used commercially in product branding, corporate advertising, and uniform adornment. It is also used in the fashion industry to decorate garments and apparel. Machine embroidery is used by hobbyists and crafters to decorate gifts, clothing, and home decor. Examples include designs on quilts, pillows, and wall hangings.
There are multiple types of machine embroidery. Free motion sewing machine embroidery uses a basic zigzag sewing machine. Designs are done manually. Most commercial embroidery is done with link stitch embroidery. In link stitch embroidery, patterns may be manually or automatically controlled. 

Foot Control Sewing Machine | Foot Controls | Foot Pedal | Sewing Machine Rheostat

The foot control is like the accelerator pedal of your car and controls the speed of your machine. There are two types of foot controls on the market. One is electronic and has circuitry inside it. The other is a rheostat. It can be good to understand the difference. Note: It is important to know that some foot controls are designed to work only with their own sewing machines. These machines may provide special features, such as raising and lowering the needle or presser foot. Some may engage the thread cutter and lift the foot. Others may be programmable and allow the sewist to choose what features they engage. These foot controls should always be replaced with the exact same one. 

Sewing Machine Motors | Motor Sewing Machine

Two types of motors power sewing machines. One is an AC (alternating current) motor, the other is a DC (direct current) motor.
AC Motors
The AC motor uses power as it comes from your wall outlet. The voltage will depend on the part of the world you live in. These motors last a very long time. When you take an older machine with this type of motor to the shop for maintenance, the sewing machine technician should check the motor brushes for wear.
The downside of these motors is that they do not have very much power at low speed. That means the sewing machine can labor when you need to sew slowly. This can be a problem when sewing over dense fabric or many layers. They can be so weak that when you start to sew, you might have to help by turning the handwheel by hand. Manufacturers have overcome some of this problem with circuitry, but many lower-end sewing machines suffer from this lack of power. 

Mechanical Electronic Computerized Sewing Machines

Mechanical Sewing Machine:
A mechanical sewing machine has no circuitry in it. The stitch patterns are formed by cams and followers. These cams or discs may be built in, insertable, or both. They have bumps on them, and as they turn, the followers are moved by the bumps and in turn move the needle to its proper position in the stitch as you sew.
The motor is AC (alternating current; see sewing machine motors). This is the same as your household current. The machine may have a rheostat or electronic foot control (see foot controls).
These are the vintage sewing machines or today’s lower-end offerings.
Mechanical sewing machines have no automatic needle stop, and they stop randomly in their cycle when you take your foot off the controller. When you stop, be sure to turn the handwheel toward you until the needle has barely started on its downward path. This will help prevent thread nests upon starting. 

How to Sew a Zipper | Hidden Patent Zipper | Sewing Zipper

Lapped zippers are often found on skirts at the waistband. A lapped zipper is constructed so that the zipper is not visible. The zipper will remain closed throughout the process of inserting the zipper. All sewing is done on the inside of the garment except for topstitching. Remember to always keep the needle positioned between the zipper foot and the zipper teeth when sewing.
NOTE: Throughout this tutorial, the term “placket” will be used. A placket is the fabric that surrounds and reinforces fasteners in a garment. In this instance, the fastener referred to in this tutorial is a zipper.

Identification Parts Of Sewing Machine / Basic Parts Of Sewing Machine

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How To Use Flower Stitch Attachment / Flower Stitch Foot

Machine settings:
Stitch:                        Zigzag stitch or tricot stitch
Stitch width:               Not more than 5
Thread tension:          1 - 2
Presser foot pressure
adjusting lever:           3
Feed dog:                  Dropped
Sewing speed:           Slow to medium

Singer 4411 vs Singer 4423 | Singer Heavy Duty 5511 Sewing Machine

SINGER 4411 Sewing Machine:
A heavy duty metal frame and powerful motor make this machine a true workhorse. Free Owner's Class videos and lessons via Singer App.

  • More Powerful Motor for extra high sewing speed
  • 11 Built-in Stitches basic, decorative, more
  • Four-Step Buttonhole to sew buttonholes in 4 easy steps
  • Heavy Duty Metal Frame for long lasting durability
  • Online Owner’s Class videos of machine basics

Needles For Sewing Machine / Different Sewing Needles / Sew Machine Needle

The central feature of any sewing machine is the needle or needles. Very many needle types (systems) have been developed over time to ensure each sewing machine that uses them performs at its best.
Needle systems may be introduced for a number of reasons such as the introduction of new or specialised fabrics, new sewing machinery or even increases in machine speed.
Each needle system (needle type) will typically have between 6-8 sizes available, and in the more popular systems there can be up to 15 sizes, with each of these needles systems and sizes being available in a range of different needle points. The following guide has been put together to help gain a better understanding of sewing machine needles. 

Sewing Machine Needle Plate / Needle Plate Sewing Machine

Today’s sewing machines have many great features that sew couldn’t even have imagined 30 years ago. Among these is the ability to sew much wider stitches. Some brands offer stitches that are 6 mm wide; others are 10 mm wide. This feature means that manufacturers had to widen the opening in the needle plate and increase the distance between the feed dogs to accommodate these wider stitches. As with many things, you can find pros and cons. The increased stitch width gives beautiful decorative stitches. Straight stitches can be sewn in many more needle positions, giving more options for topstitching.
On the down side, fine fabrics can be pushed down into the needle plate by the needle. Starting
a seam right at the edge of a fabric can be more difficult. Stitching at the point of a triangle can cause the fabric to be eaten. 

Sewing Machine JUKI 9000C Reviuw / Juki 9000 / Juki ddl 8000 / Juki ddl

JUKI DDL-9000C: JUKI 9000,

Full Digital Automatic Single Needle Lockstitch Sewing Machine

The latest in function and technology!
  • Full Digital Controls
  • Digital Thread Tension Control
  • Digital Foot Pressure Control
  • Sewing Parameter Setting, Saving and Recall
  • Automatic Thread Trimmer
  • Automatic Back Tack Settings
  • Automatic Foot Lift
  • 4.3" Full Color Touch-Screen Digital Control Panel

Singer 14SH754 Serger / Overlock Singer 14SH654 / Serger Machine / Serger Machine Singer 14SH644

singer 14sh754, singer 14sh654, singer 14sh644, 

The SINGER 14SH754 
  • Stylist serger is the ideal complement to any sewing machine.
  • The 6 different stitch types ensure the perfect stitch
  • Adjust the tension effortlessly when sewing a variety of fabrics
  • Sews up to 1,300 stitches per minute
  • Effortlessly adjust the length of a stitch
  • Differential Feed for perfect seams