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Sewing for fun hobby Congratulations! You have bought a quality product made by Pfaff which is sure to bring you countless hours of sewing pleasure. Your new sewing machine features the very latest in de- sign and technology. Furthermore, it has numer- ous practical features which will make sewing much easier for you.
hobby – Sewing for fun Index Accessories and needles Fancy stitches Accessory compartment Feed dog, lowering Felling foot Foot control Free arm Bias tape binder Blind-stitch foot Bobbin case 14-15 Borders, embroidering Gathering with the elastic thread Buttonholes 33-37 Gathering with the straight stitch Buttons General sewing aids Changing the needle...
hobby – Sewing for fun hobby 1022 – Stitch chart For these programs the stitch length can be set anywhere between 0 and 4 mm with the aid of the stitch length adjustment button (30). Program Name Application Buttonhole A Standard buttonhole for e.g.
hobby – Sewing for fun hobby 1032 – Stitch chart For these programs the stitch length can be set anywhere between 0 and 4 mm with the aid of the stitch length adjustment button (30). Program Name Application Buttonhole A Standard buttonhole for e.g.
hobby – Sewing for fun hobby 1042 – Stitch chart For these programs the stitch length can be set anywhere between 0 and 4 mm with the aid of the stitch length adjustment button (30). To alter the stitch width from 0 to 5, use the stitch width adjustment button (32). Program Name Application...
Operating the machine Bobbin winding 12-13 Bobbin case Changing the needle Changing the presser foot Control panel Detachable work support Drawing up the bobbin thread Electrical connection Free arm Lowering the feed dog Needle thread tension Presser bar lifter Reverse serging Setting the utility stitches Setting the stretch stitches Threading the needle thread...
Operating the machine Carrying handle Lift up the carrying handle of the sewing machine from behind. Carrying case The carrying case, which is part of the basic equipment, protects your sewing machine from dust and damage during transport. Before putting on the carrying case, lift up the carrying handle.
Operating the machine Accessory compartment Organizing the accessories The accessory compartment is found Place the enclosed accessories into the underneath the detachable work support accessory compartment. (13), that has to be opened. Removing the detachable work sup- Inserting the detachable work support port /free arm Push the pins of the detachable work sup- In order to be able to sew with the free...
Operating the machine Preparing the machine for bobbin Mounting the bobbin winding Switch off the master switch (12) Pull the handwheel (7) fully to the right. Place the empty bobbin onto the pin of This will prevent the needle moving while the bobbin winding mechanism and press the machine is winding the bobbin.
Operating the machine Bobbin winder tension Winding a bobbin through the needle Pass the thread through the bobbin It is possible to wind bobbins even when thread tension (2) in a clockwise direction, the machine is threaded. Raise the press- so that it crosses over itself on the way to er bar lifter (26) to the top position.
Operating the machine Hook cover Taking out the bobbin case Lift the latch of the bobbin case and pull the bobbin case out. Release the latch Switch off the master switch (12). and take out the empty bobbin. Hold the side of the hook cover (19) and open it towards you.
Operating the machine Inserting the bobbin Insert the full bobbin in the bobbin case. When doing so, pull the thread sideways through slot A and then under tension spring B so that it rests in the opening (see arrow). Inserting the bobbin case Lift latch D and push the bobbin case fully onto pin E of the sewing hook.
Operating the machine Threading the needle thread Switch off the master switch (12). Pull the spool holder (5) up and mount the thread. Raise the presser bar lifter (26). Turn the handwheel until the take-up lever (28) is at its highest position. Thread by following the steps A to E.
Operating the machine Threading the needle Thread the needle thread through the eye of the needle from the front to the back. Presser bar lifter The presser foot is raised and lowered with the presser bar lifter (26).
Operating the machine Drawing up the bobbin thread Raise the presser foot. Hold the needle thread and turn the handwheel towards you until the needle is at its highest posi- tion and the bobbin thread has formed a loop. Pull the needle thread to draw up the bobbin thread.
Operating the machine Removing the presser foot Switch off the master switch (12). Raise the needle to its highest position. Press the front of the presser foot up and the rear of the presser foot down until it disengages from the presser foot holder (20).
Operating the machine Changing the needle Switch off the master switch (12). To remove: Lower the presser foot and set the needle to its highest point. Loosen the xing screw (23) and pull the needle downwards. To insert: The at side A of the needle must face to the rear.
Operating the machine Control panel All the sewing programs and the relevant foot recommendations are depicted on the control panel of your sewing machine. The various programs are selected using the stitch pattern adjustment button (9) on the left. With the adjustment button (30) on the right (hobby 1022, 1032) or in the middle (hobby 1042) you can adjust the stitch length, the buttonhole density and the stretch stitches.
Operating the machine Setting utility stitches All stitch patterns that you can sew with your machine are illustrated in the stitch pattern chart (8). Using the stitch pattern adjustment button (9) you can set the desired stitch by turning the dial until the required letter appears in the adjustment eld (4). The lower value shows you the optimum stitch length.
Operating the machine Stitch length adjustment button With the stitch length adjustment button (30) you can adjust the stitch length be- tween 0 and 4 mm by turning the point marking on the button to the required length. “Buttonhole” symbol Between the numbers 0 and 1 you will nd the “buttonhole”...
Operating the machine Stitch width adjustment button (model 1042) With the stitch width adjustment button (32) you can in nitely adjust the width from 0 to 5 mm. The required width appears in the adjust- ment eld (31). Reverse sewing The machine sews in reverse only as long as the reverse sewing key (10) is pressed.
Utility stitches and practical sewing Buttonholes 33-37 Darning 42-43 Elastic stitches 28, 30-31 Gathering 40-41 General sewing aids Hemming with the twin needle Lace work Non-elastic stitches Overlock stitches Roll hemming Sewing on buttons Shell edging Smocking Zippers 44-45...
Utility stitches and practical sewing Needle thread tension In order to achieve a perfectly sewn seam, the needle thread tension must be correctly adjusted. The normal setting for utility stitches is in the range from 4 to 5. Check the tension using a wide zigzag stitch.
Utility stitches and practical sewing Straight stitch Zigzag stitch Program B is the basic straight stitch in Model 1022, 1032: center needle position. Select stitch D and set the zigzag stitch at Select stitch B. You can vary the stitch the required width.
Utility stitches and practical sewing Elastic blind stitch, program F The elastic blind stitch is especially suit- able for invisible hems; sewing by hand is no longer necessary. It is equally suitable for both stretch and non-stretch fabrics. The hem is sewn and serged simultane- ously, i.e.
Utility stitches and practical sewing Sewing on buttons Sewing on buttons with a thread shank For sewing on buttons, the presser foot • Attach the presser foot. must be removed and the feed dog must • Place a match between the holes in the be lowered (c.f.
Utility stitches and practical sewing Stitch B stretch (models 1032 and 1042 only) Stretch triple straight stitch Use this program for all seams which require a high level of durability: e.g. crotch seams. Stitch D stretch (models 1032 and 1042 only) Stretch triple zigzag The stretch triple zigzag is a very elastic and decorative seam which is particularly...
Utility stitches and practical sewing Elastic stitch Stitch E Because of its high elasticity, this stitch is used for sewing on elastic band, e.g. on underwear; skirt, trouser and dress waist- bands; and cuffs. • If replacing elastic, cut off old elastic close to its edge.
Utility stitches and practical sewing What is an overlock stitch? Stitch J stretch (models 1032 and 1042) For elastic and knitted materials, the hobby models 1032 and 1042 offer over- Closed overlock stitch lock stitches which sew two fabric layers With this stitch you can sew jersey fabrics together and serge simultaneously.
Utility stitches and practical sewing Buttonholes Sewing buttonholes is very easy with all of the hobby models because the fabric does not have to be rotated. To make sewing buttonholes even easier we recommend the buttonhole foot. Generally, buttonholes are sewn onto lined, doubled fabric. However, it is necessary to additionally stabilize some materials such as silk, organza and rayon with backing pa- per so that the fabric does not gather when being sewn.
Utility stitches and practical sewing Program A Linen buttonhole with gimp thread (models 1022, 1032) To sew especially durable buttonholes, e.g. on sportswear, we recommend using Stitch length symbol “buttonhole” a gimp thread. Sewing buttonholes with the button- On elastic materials the gimp thread is hole foot particularly important to prevent the but- Linen buttonhole...
Utility stitches and practical sewing 1 step buttonhole (model 1042) For the 1 step buttonhole, the size of the buttonhole is automatically determined by placing the button in the special button- hole foot R. Buttons with a diameter up to 2.5 cm (1 ) can be placed in the button holder of the buttonhole foot.
Utility stitches and practical sewing Pull the buttonhole lever (24) downward. • Sew slowly and stop the machine at the starting point, when the buttonhole has • Place the garment underneath the been completed. The front bartack and presser foot. Lower the buttonhole foot. the left buttonhole seam are sewn rst and then the rear bartack and the right seam.
Utility stitches and practical sewing • In order to sew the next buttonhole turn Tip: In order to prevent damaging the the stitch pattern adjustment button bartack by cutting open the buttonhole, counter-clockwise until the “reverse” insert a pin into the bartack. symbol appears.
Utility stitches and practical sewing Hemming with the twin needle Threading the twin needle Topstitching work can be carried out on • Place a spool on each of the spool pins. normal and stretch materials with the twin • Pass both of the threads through the needle.
Utility stitches and practical sewing Smocking effect with elastic threads Fine, light fabrics such as batiste, rayon and silk are especially suitable for beauti- ful smocking work. For smocking work with elastic thread you should use an ad- ditional bobbin case and wind it by hand with the elastic thread.
Utility stitches and practical sewing Gathering with the straight stitch With program B you can gather sleeves, skirts and valances with a stitch length of 4 mm. To ensure a consistent gathering effect you should sew two or three rows of gathers.
Utility stitches and practical sewing Models 1032, 1042: stitch E stretch Gathering with the elastic thread Sleeve and waist seams can be gathered with ease using an elastic thread. The elastic thread does not have to be wound onto the bobbin. •...
Utility stitches and practical sewing Darning with the elastic stitch E Darning with the elastic stitch is especially suitable for repairing damaged areas. • Sew over the damaged area in rows un- til it is well covered. Take care to ensure that the rows overlap.
Utility stitches and practical sewing Repairing tears On tears, frayed edges or small holes it is useful to lay a piece of fabric under the reverse side of the fabric. The underlaid fabric reinforces the workpiece and en- sures you a perfect repair. •...
Utility stitches and practical sewing Sewing in zippers For all types of zip- There are different ways to sew in zip- pers it is important pers. For skirts we recommend inserting to sew close to the a centered zipper. For men s or ladies teeth of the zipper.
Utility stitches and practical sewing Trouser zippers • Shortly before the end of the seam, open the zipper and nish sewing the • Press the left front seam allowance seam. over 1/8 (4 mm) narrower than the ac- tual seam allowance. •...
Utility stitches and practical sewing Roll hemming With the roll hemmer (special accesso- ries) you can nish the edge of blouses, scarves, or ruf es without having to iron the edges beforehand. Hemming prevents the edges from fraying and produces a neat and durable edge nish.
Utility stitches and practical sewing Lace-work Lace inserts A beautiful heirloom effect can be achieved on christening wear, children s clothes and other garments with lace in- serts. • Baste the lace to the face side of the fabric. • Stitch very close to both edges of the lace using straight stitch.
Utility stitches and practical sewing Shell edging Tip: If you add a colored pearl cotton thread at the edge you can strengthen The shell edge is very effective for thin, the shell edging and obtain a pretty soft fabrics such as silk and rayon fabric. contrast at the same time.
Traditional embroidery techniques Richelieu Combined Borders (model 1042 only) This very artistic form of bar and eyelet embroidery is easy to create with your You can create borders of any width by sewing machine. combining different embroidery programs. • Transfer your pattern onto the right side Tip: Apply iron-on backing or other sta- of the fabric using a fabric marker.
Traditional embroidery techniques Patchwork quilt And this is what you do Quilting is a traditional hand sewing • Cut out the pieces of your quilt top us- technique. The method that the wives of ing templates you have bought or made American settlers developed to make use yourself.
Traditional embroidery techniques Hemstitching Hem edge sewn with hemstitch seam Hemstitching is an old embroidery tech- • Iron the hem over twice and pull one or nique and can be used to secure edges more threads out from above the hem. on table linen as well as for decoration •...
Accessories and needles Sewing feet (special accessories) The special accessories are for special sewing work. They are available from your dealer. Designation Order no. Sewing work Pintuck foot with guide 820224-096 For embroidering areas between pintucks Pintuck foot, 5 grooves 820226-096 For pintuck work (twin needle with needle spacing 1.6-2.0)
1/16 (1-1.5 mm) When you buy the ruf er from your from the folded edge of the bias tape. PFAFF dealer, full operating instructions • Stitch about 1 (2.5 cm) along the bias are included. tape. • Insert the edge of the fabric to be bound between the bias tape edges into the slot of the binder.
Accessories and needles Felling foot Cording foot Flat felled seams are particularly strong Cording is a technique in which pearl and are commonly known as jeans thread or a ne cord is overstitched to seams. Seams on sportswear and chil- produce a purl seam.
Accessories and needles Knit-edge foot Quilt and patchwork foot As the knit-edge foot has a presser foot The quilt and patchwork foot allows you sole of varying height, thick knitted fabrics to sew accurate 1/4 or 1/8 seams. The can be sewn with ease. To do so select distance from the needle to the outer right the open or the closed overlock stitch edge of the foot is 1/4 (0.63 cm) and to...
Accessories and needles Needle chart Selection of the right needle guarantees better sewing of the chosen material Fabric weight Fabric weight Fabric weight light medium heavy Needle Needle Needle 60 70 75 80 90 100 110 120 Needle points System & No. Profile Point and eye Suitable for...
Accessories and needles Needle chart Classification Stitch length Stitch width Needle Suitable for spacing 130/705 H-ZWI 2.5 mm – 1.6 mm normal pintucks Size: 80 2.5 mm – 2.0 mm normal pintucks 130/705 H-ZWI Size: 80 2.5 mm – 2.5 mm wide pintucks Size: 90 2.5 mm...
Maintenance and troubleshooting Removing the hook Pull the hook cover ring out towards you. Switch off the master switch (12). To unlock the hook, fold open the black bar of the hook race. Take out the bobbin case. Note: Turn the handwheel (7) until the needle is at its highest position.
Maintenance and troubleshooting Removing the needle plate Raise the presser foot holder (26) and remove the presser foot. The needle must be at its highest position. • Remove the detachable work support (13). Loosen the two screws with the screwdriver and lift the needle plate (14).
Maintenance and troubleshooting Sewing problems and their solutions Problem/Cause Remedy 1. The machine skips stitches The needle is not properly inserted. Push needle fully upwards. Flat side facing the back. Wrong needle is in use. Use needle system 130/705 H. Needle is bent or blunt.
Technical Data Dimensions (w x h x d) 392 x 149 x 296 mm Weight 6,6 kg Nominal voltage 120 V / 220...240 V Power consumption 80 W Sewing lamp 15 W Sewing speed max. 900 stitches / min. Stitching width max.