Different Parts and Function of Sewing Machine with Images

Sewing Machine Used in Apparel Industry:
Sewing machine plays an important role in apparel manufacturing sector. There are a lot of sewing machines used in apparel industry. This article has shown all the parts of a sewing machine and function of those with their images.

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Sewing machine used in apparel manufacturing sector
Fig: Sewing machine used in apparel manufacturing sector
Different parts of Sewing Machine:
  1. Bobbin binder spindle,
  2. Spool pin,
  3. Hand wheel,
  4. Stitch width dial,
  5. Bobbin winder thread guide,
  6. Feed dog,
  7. Bobbin cover,
  8. Thread tension dial,
  9. Pattern selector dial,
  10. Bobbin winder stopper,
  11. Needle clamp screw,
  12. Stitch length dial,
  13. Reverse stitch lever,
  14. Power switch,
  15. Thread take-up lever,
  16. Presser foot,
  17. Bobbin cover release button,
  18. Needle plate,
  19. Needle.
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Functions of Sewing Machine Parts with Pictures:
Functions of each sewing machine parts have discussed in the below with their images:

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

Bobbin binder spindle
Fig: Bobbin binder spindle
2. Spool pin:
The main function of spool pin is to hold the spool of thread.

Spool pin
Fig: Spool pin
3. Hand wheel:
Hand wheel is used to raise and lower the need, which is situated in the right side of the machine.

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

Stitch width dial
Fig: Stitch width dial
5. Bobbin winder thread guide:
These types of thread guide are used during bobbin winding.

Bobbin winder thread guide
Fig: Bobbin winder thread guide
6. Feed dog:
During sewing, feed dog pulls the fabric in forward.

Feed dog
Fig: Feed dog
7. Bobbin cover:
During sewing bobbin cover protects and covers the bobbin holder.

Bobbin cover
Fig: Bobbin cover
8. Thread tension dial:
Thread tension dial is used to control the tension on the top thread.

Thread tension dial
Fig: Thread tension dial
9. Pattern selector dial:
Pattern selector dial is to set the symbol of the desired stitch pattern.

Pattern selector dial
Fig: Pattern selector dial
10. Bobbin winder stopper:
When bobbin reaches its optimum capacity then bobbin winder stopper stops the bobbin winding.

Bobbin winder stopper
Fig: Bobbin winder stopper
11. Needle clamp screw:
Needle clamp screw holds the needle in its actual place.

Needle clamp screw
Fig: Needle clamp screw
12. Stitch length dial:
Stitch length dial is used to control the length of the stitch.

Stitch length dial
Fig: Stitch length dial
13. Reverse stitch lever:
The machine will sew in the reverse while the lever is pushed.

Reverse stitch lever
Fig: Reverse stitch lever
14. Power switch:
Power switch means the off-on office of the sewing machine. Normally power switch is located at the right side of the machine.

Power switch
Fig: Power switch
15. Thread take-up lever:
During sewing the fabric, top thread passes through the thread take-up lever. Sewing thread take-up lever moves up and down with the sewing needle.

Thread take-up lever
Fig: Thread take-up lever
16. Presser foot:
Presser foot holds the fabric in its definite place.

Presser foot
Fig: Presser foot
17. Bobbin cover release button:
This type of button is used to release the cover for entrance to the bobbin.

Bobbin cover release button
Fig: Bobbin cover release button
18. Needle plate:
Needle plate helps to move the fabric forward during sewing. It is a metal plate which is situated under the needle and presser foot.

Needle plate
Fig: Needle plate
19. Needle:
Needle is used to form a stitch in the garments.

Needle
Fig: Needle

Author of This Article:
Mayedul Islam
B.Sc. in Textile Engineering
Noakhali Textile Engineering College
Email: mayedul.islam66@gmail.com
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