Converting to free-arm sewing, Presser foot lifter, Vertical spool pin for large thread spool – SINGER 8768 HERITAGE User Manual
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CONVERTING TO FREE-ARM SEWING
Your machine can be used either as a flat-bed or as a free-
With the extension table in position, it provides a large working
surface as a standard flat-bed model.
To remove the extension table, hold it firmly with left hand and
pull it off to the left while pushing the release button (A) with
right hand as shown. To replace, slide the extension table
back into place until it clicks.
With the extension table removed the machine converts into
a slim free-arm model for sewing children’s clothes, cuffs,
trouser legs, and other hard-to-reach places.
HORIZONTAL SPOOL PIN for normal
Place thread spool on the pin and secure with a spool cap to
ensure smooth flow of thread. If the thread spool has a thread
retaining slit, it should be placed to the right.
Select the correct spool pin cap according to the type and
diameter of spool being used. The diameter of the spool pin
cap should always be larger than that of the spool itself.
PRESSER FOOT LIFTER
There are three positions for your presser foot.
1. Lower the presser foot to sew.
2. Raise the lifter to the middle position to insert or remove
fabric, and to change presser foot.
3. Lift it to its highest position to insert or to remove thick
VERTICAL SPOOL PIN for large thread
Attach the spool pin. Place the felt disc over it. Place a thread
spool on the spool pin.
Disco del pasador carrete
Vertical spool pin
Pasador de carrete vertical
Thread retaining slit
Fente de retenue de fil
Ranura de retención de hilo
Spool pin cap
Chapeau de bobine
Tapa del pasador carrete
NOTE: If you start the machine with presser foot raised,
it will alert you with a beep sound to lower the presser
foot to sew.
FEED DOG CONTROL
The feed dogs control the movement of the fabric that is
being sewn. They should be raised for all general sewing
purposes and lowered for darning, freehand embroidery and
monogramming so that you, not the feed dogs, are moving the
You will see the feed dog control when you remove the
Feed dog control
Levier de contrôle des griffes
Control de dientes