Parts of Viking sewing machine and function

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					Parts of Viking sewing machine and function                              Parts of Viking sewing machine and function

1. Door—keeps dust out                                                   1. Door—keeps dust out
2. Take-up lever-takes up the slack of the thread between stitches.      2. Take-up lever-takes up the slack of the thread between stitches.
3. Presser foot pressure dial—adjusts the amount of pressure             3. Presser foot pressure dial—adjusts the amount of pressure
applied by the presser foot. (normally set on #4)                        applied by the presser foot. (normally set on #4)
4. Thread guide—guides thread correctly through the machine.             4. Thread guide—guides thread correctly through the machine.
5. Thread guide for bobbin winding—Keeps thread in line while            5. Thread guide for bobbin winding—Keeps thread in line while
winding bobbin.                                                          winding bobbin.
6. Light—Lights up the sewing area.                                      6. Light—Lights up the sewing area.
7. Needle bar with needle clamp--Contains opening for the needle.        7. Needle bar with needle clamp--Contains opening for the needle.
8. Presser bar with presser foot ankle—Holds the presser foot.           8. Presser bar with presser foot ankle—Holds the presser foot.
9. Presser foot—Holds fabric against the feed dog while stitching.       9. Presser foot—Holds fabric against the feed dog while stitching.
10. Bobbin cover—Covers bobbin compartment.                              10. Bobbin cover—Covers bobbin compartment.
11. Free Arm—Allows you to sew sleeves or small circular areas.          11. Free Arm—Allows you to sew sleeves or small circular areas.
12. Base plate—Base of machine.                                          12. Base plate—Base of machine.
13. Needle plate--Contains guide markings to keep seams straight.        13. Needle plate--Contains guide markings to keep seams straight.
14. Needle clamp screw—Holds needle in place.                            14. Needle clamp screw—Holds needle in place.
15. Presser foot lever—Lifts and lowers the presser foot.                15. Presser foot lever—Lifts and lowers the presser foot.
16. Tension dial—Controls tightness or looseness of the thread.          16. Tension dial—Controls tightness or looseness of the thread.
17. Spool pin—Holds the spool of thread.                                 17. Spool pin—Holds the spool of thread.
18. Spool holder— Disks used to hold spool on spool pin.                 18. Spool holder— Disks used to hold spool on spool pin.
19. Thread cutter bobbin winding—Cuts thread after winding the           19. Thread cutter bobbin winding—Cuts thread after winding the
bobbin.                                                                  bobbin.
20. Holds additional spool for twin needle sewing.                       20. Holds additional spool for twin needle sewing.
21. Stitch variation—Shows available stitches to choose from.            21. Stitch variation—Shows available stitches to choose from.
22. Bobbin spindle—Holds bobbin when winding thread on it.               22. Bobbin spindle—Holds bobbin when winding thread on it.
23. Hand wheel—Manual way to move needle up and down. Turn               23. Hand wheel—Manual way to move needle up and down. Turn
wheel towards you. (Counterclockwise from end view)                      wheel towards you. (Counterclockwise from end view)
24. Stitch width dial—Controls width of the stitch                       24. Stitch width dial—Controls width of the stitch
25. Stitch selector—Determines type of stitch (zigzag, straight, etc.)   25. Stitch selector—Determines type of stitch (zigzag, straight, etc.)
26. Stitch length dial—Determines length of the stitch.                  26. Stitch length dial—Determines length of the stitch.
27. Reverse—Reverses the direction of stitching.                         27. Reverse—Reverses the direction of stitching.
28. Drop Feed Teeth—Lowers or raises the teeth *(feed dog)               28. Drop Feed Teeth—Lowers or raises the teeth *(feed dog)
29. Connection to power supply—Power cord and foot control               29. Connection to power supply—Power cord and foot control
cords are inserted here.                                                 cords are inserted here.
30. Thread cutter—Used to cut thread after sewing.                       30. Thread cutter—Used to cut thread after sewing.
*Feed Dog—Jagged metal teeth located in the needle plate that are        *Feed Dog—Jagged metal teeth located in the needle plate that are
used to move the fabric through the machine during stitching.            used to move the fabric through the machine during stitching.

				
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