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Singer Students Manual of Machine Sewing!
Originally Published - 1939!
Up for bid is another marvelous Dakota Prairie Treasures CD Republication of the original ''Students Manual of Machine Sewing by Singer'' with NO RESERVE!'' We scanned and reformatted a scare original and are pleased to offer you this wonderful vintage Depression Era Sewing Machine Use, Maintenance and Attachment Instruction Manual for your personal recreation or professional sewing pleasures!
This item has clear, concise directions to use and maintain various Singer Featherweight Sewing Machines! These books frequently sell for $50 to $102.50 each on Atomic Mall! So Dakota Prairie Treasures' CD Republication is a economical option to obtain this scare sewing machine manual at a reasonable cost! (Original is not for sale)
All Dakota Prairie Treasures CD Republications are viewable on Windows, Mac and Linux PC operating systems!
This item is a great resource for those who are antique Singer and Featherweight collectors and repairmen, sewing enthusiasts, students of historical clothing, fiber and textile arts, etc!
This is certainly a fine source of historically valuable information, techniques and inspiration for the creative dress seamstress and fabric artists out there who love to recreate clothing using the very best sewing machines manufactured in the Depression Era. I have a half dozen of the various Featherweight models with all the attachments and this guide ends the confusion of how to use them! This is the perfect opportunity to purchase your own version of another wonderful craft instructional revealing our heritage from an earlier America culture!
''The great aim in education is to equip the scholar...regarding the care and operation of the Family Sewing Machine to obtain best results .
Success in home sewing depends greatly on the ability to use to the fullest extent the modern sewing machine and its various attachments...It is our hope the the instruction contained in this booklet will enable you to learn the proper care and operation of your sewing machine, so that you can obtain the greatest benefit from its use.''
General Instructions for the Care and Operation of Family Sewing Machines
The Principal Parts of Lock-Stitch Sewing Machines and Their Uses (Class 66 Machines)
Shuttle or Bobbin Case
Rotary or Oscillating Hook
Special Features of the 15-91 and 201-2 Machines
Stitch Regulating Thumb Screw
Direction Control Lever
Upper Tension Indicator
Feed Lowering Device
Formation of the Lock Stitch
Winding the Bobbins Evenly
Machines 15-88 to 15-91
Increasing the Pressure on the Bobbin Winder
Proper Needle and Thread Important
Testing a Needle
Setting the Needle Properly
Machines 15-30, 66, etc.
Machines 5-88, 201 and 221
The Necessity for Proper Tensions
How to Adjust the Tensions
Testing Upper and Lower Tensions Together
Preparing to Sew
Pulling Up Under Thread
Beginning a Seam
Finishing a Seam
Hints for Sewing Various Seams
The Cloth Guide
Regulating the Length of Stitch
Singer Machines 66, 99 and 127
Singer Machines 15-30 and 115
Singer Machine 66-8
Regulating the Length of Stitch on Reverse Feeding Machines
Machines 15-88 to 15-91 and 201
Reverse Feeding on Fine Materials
Adjusting the Pressure on the Presser Bar
Cleaning and Oiling
Oiling the Machine Head
The Belt Shifter
Oiling the Bobbin Winder
Removing Gummed Oil
Common Causes of Machine Troubles
Causes of Upper Thread Breaking
Causes of Lower Thread Breaking
To Avoid Breaking Needles
Machine Not Feeding Properly
Machine Working Heavily
Threading Vibrating or Long Shuttle Machine No. 127
Drawing Up the Under Thread
Threading Oscillating Hook Machine No. 66
Threading Oscillating Shuttle Machine Nos. 15-88 to 15-91
Threading Horizontal Rotary Hook Machine No. 201
The Binder and Its Many Uses Applied to Family Sewing
Binding Without Basting
How to Cut Material for Use with the Binder
The Bias Cutting Gauge
Attaching the Binder to the Machine
Inserting the Binding in the Binder
Cutting Point on Binding
Binding May be Purchased Cut and Folded for Use with the Binder
Inserting Folded Binding in Outside Slot
The Adjustment and Operation of the Binder
Adjusting the Binder
Plain Bound Seams
Open Bound Seams
Binding Outside Curves
Binding Inside Curves
Applying a French Fold to a Curve
Applying Military Braid with the Binder
Binding and Applying Rick-Rack Braid to the Edge of a Garment at One Stitching
Making Button Loops with the Binder
Bound Buttonholes Made with the Binder
Starting Bound Buttonholes
Binding Pieces Together
New Uses for the Foot Hemmer and the Adjustable Hemmer
The Foot Hemmer
How to Start the Hem at the Very Edge
Making a Hem with the Foot Hemmer
Making a Hemmed Seam with the Foot Hemmer
Hemming and Sewing on Lace as One Operation
Hemming Fine Materials with the Foot Hemmer
The Adjustable Hemmer
How to Adjust the Hemmer for Hems of Various Widths
How to Insert the Material in the Adjustable Hemmer
Hemming Soft Material
How to Prepare a Hem on Table Linen
Making a Wide Hem with the Adjustable Hemmer
The Practical Use of the Tucker
The Parts of the Tucker and Their Uses
The Tuck Guide
The Tuck Scale
The Tuck Guide Adjusting Screw
The Space Scale Adjusting Screw
The Marking Lever
Where to Oil the Tucker
To Attach the Tucker to the Machine
How to Adjust the Scales on the Tucker
Where to Insert the Material to be Tucked
How to Tuck Silk or Chiffon
How to Make Fine Tucks and Cross Tucking
The Many Practical Uses of the Ruffler
The Parts of the Ruffler and Their Uses
Oiling the Ruffler
Attaching the Ruffler to the Machine
To Adjust the Ruffler for Gathering
Inserting the Material in the Ruffler and Making a Plain Gather
Making a Ruffle and Sewing It to the Garment at One Operation
A Facing May be Added at the Same Time the Ruffle is Made
Applying Rows of Ruffles to a Garment
Adjusting the Ruffler for Plaiting
To Adjust the Ruffler for Group Plaiting and Gathering
How to Test the Ruffle for Fullness
How to Slide the Gathers on the Thread
Finishing a Ruffled Seam with Binding
Finishing a Ruffle with a French Seam
Plaited Lace or Ribbon
The Electric Sewing Machine
Types of Electric Sewing Machines
Featherweight Portable Electric Machines
Portable Electric Chain Stitch Machine
Electric Cabinet Machines
Queen Anne Cabinet
The Sewing Stool
Electric Lights for Sewing Machines
Singer No. 20 Machines
That Every Student Can Use
Other Singer Fashion Aids
Gauge Presser Foot
Ripper and Threader and Material Gripper
Accessories for the Sewing Room
Singer Electric Scissors
Singer Electric Iron
Singer Cord Control
Relative Sizes of Needles and Thread
(Class and Variety of Needles Used)
Size of Needles
Classes of Work
Sizes of Cotton, Silk or Linen Thread
What a historically educational and delightful sewing machine instructional this is!
The antique and vintage Singer Featherlight attachments, etc., can be found on Atomic Mall quite readily. You just have to hunt a little bit! :)
You will appreciate the attention taken in providing a TOP QUALITY PRODUCT that you will use for many years to come. This information has been scanned into a CD-ROM Reproduction using the Adobe Acrobat Reader PDF format. You may download a FREE version of the Adobe software program at www.adobe.com .
This is NOT a copy of another CD-ROM. You will receive an ORIGINAL CD of this historic and resourceful book. The text is viewed easily from your computer or you may choose to print each page as you read this amazing book on embroidery. Every page has been meticulously scanned, cleaned and burned to preserve this ANTIQUE book's information and patterns to CD-ROM! The format of this resource has so many more advantages than the original book.
What are the benefits of Dakota Prairie Treasures' Antique Book CD Republications
* Every image and every page has been scanned to produce crystal clear images and you never have to deal with any crumbling old paper!
* These scans are completely sizable. You can enlarge and print according to your visual needs!
* Each page is saved in PDF format at a high dsi and is readily accessible using Adobe Acrobat (or other pdf reading software programs). This program is very user friendly and allows you to print any one specific page or the entire book!
* Each time you want to use an image, a page or pages you can print it out. Every one will be as crisp and clear as the last!
* If you spill your coffee, tea or soda on a page you just print yourself another!
* You can put all of your notes or musings on your printouts and save them in a folder for future referencing!
*Each CD-ROM comes in a protective case!
Curious about the quality of these scans Please contact me and I will forward an image for your own personal inspection! Scale it, edit it, print it to fit your needs and you are surely going to be quite pleased with the results! You will appreciate the attention taken in providing a TOP QUALITY PRODUCT that you will use for many years to come...
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Please visit out other auctions and store listings for other items of similar interest at http://stores.Atomic Mall.com/Dakota-Prairie-Treasures ! Thank you! USA customers: I prefer Paypal but also accept money order or personal check. International customers:payment is accepted via Paypal only. Buyer to contact me within 3 days of auction close. All payments must be received within 10 days following close of auction(s). Email address for Paypal payments will be included following the close of the auction.
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