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Sewing Machines have features and qualities which lead to positive and negative feedback. As with any other consumer product, it is important to gather information to help you make the best decision when selecting a Sewing Machine.
What are the key components of a Sewing Machine?
Motor – The motor produces the rotational motion used to generator’s engine uses fuel to produce rotational motion to produce electricity in the genset.
Belt – The belt transfers the rotation motion of the motor to other moving components of the sewing machine.
Bobbin – The bobbin holds the thread that sews the underside of the material being sewn by the sewing machine.
Bobbin Case – The bobbin case holds the bobbin and allows for the thread to be guided such that it can be picked up by the needle when the sewing machine is running.
Feed Dog – The feed dogs move below the needle plate to advance the fabric being sewn. The feed dogs rise above the needle plate with a rearward movement to push the fabric as it is sewn.
Presser Foot Lever – The Presser Foot Lever engages the presser foot.
Spool Pins – The Spool Pins hold the large spool of thread on top of the machine. The spool pins provide support and allow the spool to spin as the thread is consumed.
Thread Guides– The Thread Guides provide a path for the upper thread to pass from the spool to the needle.
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