Operating the machine, Choosing and changing needles, Connecting the machine – SINGER 6217 User Manual

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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.