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Machine used to assemble two pieces of fabric by means of a series of stitches made with a needle and thread.
Vertical section that completes the needle’s drive mechanism; the presser foot extends from it.
Metal stem that passes the thread through the fabric to form a stitch.
Spool on which the lower thread is wound.
Metal plate with an opening that the needle passes through and two slits from which the feed dogs for the fabric protrude.
Plate that slides open, providing access to the lower stitching components.
Parts that control the tension of the upper thread.
Surface over which the pieces of fabric move.
Wheel used to select a stitch pattern.
Button that turns the machine and the sewing light on and off.
Vertical section that supports the arm and houses part of the needle’s drive mechanism.
stitch length regulator
Dial used to set the length of the stitch; the numbers indicate the length in millimeters.
needle position selector
Part that selects the needle position (left, center or right).
Dial used to raise and lower the needle manually.
Pin on which the bobbin is placed to load it; the spool pin thread is transferred to the bobbin winder.
Mechanism used to set the pressure of the hinged presser foot on the fabric.
stitch width selector
Mechanism used to set the stitch width.
Part that connects the head to the column; it houses part of the needle’s drive mechanism.
Pivot used to attach the upper spool of thread.
thread take-up lever
Lever that the upper thread goes through before it is threaded through the needle; it regulates tension.
Part used to direct the thread.