Simple sewing machine maintenance operations are described below.
Cleaning the machine
If the surface of the machine is dirty, lightly soak a
cloth in neutral detergent, squeeze it out firmly, and
then wipe the surface of the machine. After cleaning
it once with a wet cloth, wipe it again with a dry
● Unplug the power supply cord before
cleaning the machine, otherwise injuries or an
electric shock may occur.
Cleaning the bobbin case
Sewing performance will suffer if dust collects in the
bobbin case; therefore, it should be cleaned
● Make sure you unplug the machine before
you clean it. Otherwise, you may get an
electric shock or be injured.
Switch the machine off and unplug it.
Raise the needle and the presser foot.
Loosen the presser-foot screw and the needle
clamp screw to remove the presser-foot
holder and the needle.
Grasp both sides of the needle plate cover,
and then slide it toward you to remove the
needle plate cover.
a Needle plate cover