Changing the needle plate (a), (c), Attaching the feed cover (f), Removing the extension tabie – SINGER 6217 User Manual

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Changing the needle

plate (A), (C)

Your machine comes with the General

Purpose Needle Plate (A) attached. The

Straight Stitch Needle Plate (C) may be

purchased at your sewing centre and can

be attached as follows:
• Raise needle and presser foot.
• Open slide plate.
• Lift up needle plate from right corner and

slide out from under foot.

• To replace needle plate, slide it under pin

(1) and push it firmly to the left.

• Press down until it snaps into place.

Attaching the feed

cover (F)

The feed cover is used to keep the feed from

moving the fabric when attaching a button,

darning or sewing free-motion embroidery.
To attach it, follow the directions below:
• Raise needle and presser foot.
• Open slide plate.
• Slide feed cover on top of needle plate,

pressing tabs (1) and (2) into holes.

• Close slide plate.
• To remove, open slide plate and lift front

edge of cover; pull it away.

Removing the extension


Free arm sewing makes it easier to sew hard-

to-reach areas.

To change machine for free arm sewing, lift

right edge (1) of extension table, slide it to

the left and off the machine.

To replace the extension table, slide it to the

right keeping it even with the free arm, until

the tabs on the right lock into place.