Preparing to sew – SINGER W159 User Manual
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When lighter pressure is required to sew satisfactorily on thin silk or fflmy
material, the pr assure cap should be about half-way down. Release all the way by
pressing the snap lock, A. Fig. 20, and then press cap B down again to half-way
spot. Lower the feed slightly by turning the drop feed knob Fig. 19. to “1” posi
DARNING AND MONOGRAMMING.
In order to move the fabric freely in any direction for darning, mending and
certain kinds of free-hand embroidery, release the pressure cap B completely by
pressing down on the snap lock. A, Fig. 20. Turn the drop feed knob Fig. 19, the
feed well below the needle plate. To “0” position.
SEWING THIN OR LIGHT WEIGHT FABRIC
PREPARING TO SEW
Have take-up lever at its highest point before starting to sew. Do not try to help the feeding by pulling the material as
this may deflect the needle and cause it to break.
NEVER RUN MACHINE WITHOUT MATERIAL UNDER PRESSER FOOT.
Place material and threads in position under the presser foot and lower the presser foot. You are now ready to begin sew
ing. By having the needle at its highest point, it is not necessary to touch the balance wheel to start the machine. You merely
press the control. The speed of the machine is regulated by increasing or decreasing the amount of pressure exerted on the