Performance checklist, Remember to, If thread breaks, make sure – SINGER 413 User Manual

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performance checklist


• Turn on power and light switch.

• Turn hand wheel toward you to position needle and take-up lever.

• Raise needle above fabric before making adjustments to stitch width,

needle position and pattern selector.

• Use red selector settings for Flexi-Stitch pattern sewing.

• Start and finish sewing with the take-up lever in its highest position.

• Adjust stitch length, pressure, and thread tension to suit your fabric.

• Test-stitch on a fabric sample before starting a sewing job.

• Replace bent or burred needles.

• Lower presser foot before setting pressure dial.

• Tighten hand wheel knob and move bobbin winder switch to OFF after

winding a bobbin.

• Remove feed-cover throat plate after button sewing and after darning,

with an embroidery hoop.

• Sew at a moderate speed when using a Flexi-Stitch pattern.


• Machine is correctly threaded.

• Bobbin case is correctly inserted and threaded.

• Bobbin case area is free of lint and loose thread ends.

• Needle is straight and securely tightened in clamp.

• Thread is suitable for size of needle.

• Thread is free of slubs and knots.

• Needle-thread tension is light enough.

• Throat plate needle hole and presser foot are undamaged.

• Bobbin and bobbin case are undamaged.

Enjoy Sewing!

If you have any questions, please write to:

Department of Sewing Education

The Singer Company

30 Rockefeller Plaza, New York, N.Y. 10020