Operating the machine, Choosing and changing needles, Connecting the machine – SINGER 6217 User Manual
Page 8: Running the machine
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Operating the machine
Connecting the machine
Push plug (1) into the receptacle (2) at the
right end of the inachine. Then connect plug
(3) to your socket outlet.
Running the machine
To turn on machine and sewing light, press
upper portion of power switch (4). To turn
off machine and light, press lower portion “O”
of power switch.
To run the machine and contol speed, press
the foot control (5) with your foot. The harder
you press, the faster the machine will sew.
To stop machine, remove foot from control.
Note: Do not operate machine without fabric
under the presser foot as this may damage
the feed and the presser foot.
Choosing and changing
Important: For best results from your sewing
machine, use only SINGER* needles. Check
the needle package, and the Fabric, Thread
and Needle Table on page 09 for the correct
needle and fabric combination.
• Raise needle to its highest position.
• Loosen needle clamp screw and remove
• With flat side of needle to the back, insert
new needle up into clamp as far as it will
• Tighten needle clamp screw securely.