Hello, readers of my blog «I sewing machine!». The topic of today’s article – Sewing machine repair at home, their parts and mechanisms (regulation).
Home sewing machines are often broken. Among the most frequent breakdowns occur, such as needle breakage, tangling strands and breakage. To the sewing machine for a long time, you need to carefully monitor the condition of its parts, as well as with any failure to repair the mechanism. Minor repairs carried out a home. Repair sewing machines at home as you can yourself, and by calling professionals. Be repair can not only sewing machine parts but also parts overlokov. Mostly they have similar problems.
Mechanisms for sewing machines
In the parts of mechanisms often meet such problems as slant lines or oblique stitch, as well as the systematic continuity of the thread. In order to repair sewing machines at home need to carefully examine the device and identify problematic part. Let’s consider the main problems of home repairs and their solutions.
- Upper thread breaks. This often happens if you fill it incorrectly. During repairs to the home, ensure that it was of high quality and durable. The type and thickness must be suitable to the form of a stitched fabric.
- Lower thread breaks. All the same that in point 1. Besides, it can be too tight in the bobbin case cap.
- Ugly line. When repairing the adjust the thread to the hook in the cap, holding it on the end weight. If it does not spill at 5-6 cm, will have to make the corresponding setting using the adjusting screw on the cap of the bobbin.
Sewing machine parts
To the mechanisms of the sewing machine worked like a clock, they need to periodically check and do not forget to lubricate.
So, if the sewing machine was skipping stitches, it may be to blame the wrong part, like a needle. The tip could have broken, blunted, or bent. If necessary, it should be replaced.
The needle can be designed for other brands of sewing machines, all other standards and samples. In this embodiment, can be a resynchronization operation the top of the needle and the Shuttle device. In this case, it is advisable to apply to the master, not to do repairs at home.
If the material is moving, and the length of the stitches is not uniform, it may indicate a faulty part of a clamping device. When repairing check whether the presser foot presses the fabric.
Also the height of the rack may not match the desired level of recovery. The teeth on the feed conveyor must be very sharp, otherwise the thin fabric would jam under the foot. To avoid this, you can place a piece of paper between the foot and the teeth.
Of course, there are not all problems that occur with parts of the mechanisms of sewing machines for repair, as only the most basic. Damage caused by wear and tear or the malfunction of many parts, can only be solved by their replacement. However, to do part of the repair by yourself at home.