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Sewhandy Electric model 50D Instruction Manual
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Sewhandy Electric model 50D Table of Contents Singer Sewhandy Main Parts ELECTRIC To Operate your Machine To Thread your Machine The Seam Guide To Sew a Fine Seam To End Stitching Fabric The Right Tension To Change Needle To Oil your Machine Copyright ( c ) 1962 by the Singer Manufactiuring Company MODEL 50D
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Sewhandy Electric model 50D Main Parts 3
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Sewhandy Electric model 50D To Operate your Machine Plug the machine into an electrical outlet . Start the motor by turning the motor switch to the right . To start sewing , raise the sew lever to SEW position ; to stop sewing press the sew lever down to STOP position . Shut off the motor by turning the motor switch to the right . Practice sewing with fabric , and without thread , until you know these controls . 4
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Sewhandy Electric model 50D To Thread your Machine Before you begin to thread the machine be sure that the sew lever and the presser bar lifter are down . Raise the needle to its highest position by turning the hand wheel slowly , by hand , in the direction of the arrow . 5
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Sewhandy Electric model 50D The Seam Guide This attachment will help you guide the fabric . You will use it to make straight seams and tucks and for placing stitching evenly around curved edges . 6
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Sewhandy Electric model 50D To Sew a Fine Seam A plain seam is made by stitching two fabric edges together . A seam must be started , stitched and ended just so to be perfect . This is how to do it . 7
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Sewhandy Electric model 50D Sew a Seam continued . . . To end a seam , stitch right off the edge of the fabric and let the machine make a chain about one inch long . Press sew lever down to stop sewing . Cut chain in the middle . To start a new seam , hold the fabric edge against the front of the presser foot and raise the sew lever to SEW position . The fabric will " feed " under the foot and you'll be on your way . 8
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Sewhandy Electric model 50D To End Stitching in Fabric Sometimes you may need to end your stitch - ing in the fabric . It is a good idea to finish tucks , pleats , hems and circles of stitching this way . 9
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Sewhandy Electric model 50D End Stitching Fabric continued . . . Pass scissors under the presser foot and pull Hold end of thread loop and cut thread close thread loop to the left as far as it will go . to end of stitching . 10
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Sewhandy Electric model 50D The Right Tension A perfect seam is strong , flat and smooth . To make a perfect seam the tension on your thread must be just right . Tension is adjusted by turning the tension thumb nut . If your stitching looks like this , make it tighter by turning the tension thumb nut to the right . If your stitching looks like this , make it looser by turning the tension thumb nut to the left . When your seam looks like this , the tension is just right . 11
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Sewhandy Electric model 50D To Change Needle When your needle becomes blunt or bent , change it right away . Loosen the screw and pull out the old needle . Insert a new needle with the flat side toward the left , push it up as far as it will go , and then tighten the screw as shown . Before you begin , be sure that the motor is off , the sew lever and presser foot are down , and the needle bar is up . 12
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Sewhandy Electric model 50D To Oil your Machine Your sewing machine should be oiled occa - sionally , the same as mother's . Borrow her SINGER * Sewing Machine Oil and apply one drop to each place indicated . 13
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