SUBJECT: HOME ECONOMICS
CLASS: JSS 3
TERM: 1st TERM
TOPIC: GARMENT CONSTRUCTION
The sewing machine is major equipment used in sewing our clothes and fabrics materials .It also an expensive and complicated piece of equipment.
TYPES OF SEWING MACHINES
There are different types of sewing machine .These are:
PARTS OF SEWING MACHINE AND FUNCTION
It is turned either forward or backward to make the machine sew
It raises and lowers the needle
It holds the fabric firmly in place for stitching
Presser foot lifter
It is used to raise and lower the presser foot.
It holds the fabric tight against the presser foot.
It provides slots or opening through which the needle projects downward and the feed –dog upward.
This holds the spool of the thread.
These support the thread from one part of the machine to another.
It is an attachment for needle
It is used to shorten or lengthen the stitches or the machine.
It is used to disconnect the needle and stop it from moving when machine is operated.
It is the case that holds the bobbin.
Stop motion screw
This is loosened to disconnect the needle and stop it from moving when the machine is operated.
This regulates the tightness of the thread as it forms the stitch.
GUIDELINE FOR CHOOSE SEWING MACHINE
CARE AND MAINTENANCE OF THE SEWING MACHINE
Practical operation of sewing machines: The teacher should let each student operate sewing machine to enable theme have the knowledge of sewing machine.
© Lesson Notes All Rights Reserved 2023