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====Point out the following tool features====
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Suggested review page: https://clothingindustry.blogspot.com/2018/01/sewing-machine-parts-functions.html
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{{Cb}} Pressure Foot
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{{Cb}} Bobbin
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'''Point out the following tool features'''
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{{Cb}} Power switch and cord
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{{Cb}} Foot control pedal
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{{Cb}} Hand wheel
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{{Cb}} Take-up lever
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{{Cb}} Bobbin winder
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{{Cb}} Stitch type selection
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{{Cb}} Stitch length & width adjustment (if applicable)
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{{Cb}} Tension adjustment
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{{Cb}} Reverse mechanism (if applicable)
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{{Cb}} Needle
{{Cb}} Needle
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{{Cb}} Bobbin Winder
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{{Cb}} Presser foot and lever
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{{Cb}} Speed Control
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{{Cb}} Feed dogs
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{{Cb}} Stitch Selection
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{{Cb}} Bobbin, bobbin case (if applicable)
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====Describe and discuss these operations====
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'''Demonstrate basic skills'''
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{{Cb}} Basic cleaning
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{{Cb}} Wind a bobbin
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{{Cb}} Diagnosing basic problems
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====Demonstrate basic skills====
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{{Cb}} Wind Bobbin
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{{Cb}} Correctly insert bobbin in machine
{{Cb}} Correctly insert bobbin in machine
{{Cb}} Install needle
{{Cb}} Install needle
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{{Cb}} Thread machine (including getting bobbin thread to top)
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{{Cb}} Thread machine including raising bobbin thread
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{{Cb}} Straight stitch (guiding but not pulling)
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{{Cb}} Use hand wheel
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{{Cb}} Adjusting tension
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{{Cb}} Turning square corner
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{{Cb}} Position needle & thread ends to start stitching
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{{Cb}} Straight stitch (guiding, not pulling)
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{{Cb}} Straight stitch with different stitch length
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{{Cb}} Reverse
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{{Cb}} Turn square corner
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{{Cb}} Zigzag stitch if available
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{{Cb}} Zigzag  with different stitch width if available
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====Safe Operation====
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'''Explain why these are necessary for safe operation'''
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{{Cb}} Power off before needle change or threading
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{{Cb}} Power off before needle/bobbin change and threading
{{Cb}} Tie back hair and do not wear flowing sleeves
{{Cb}} Tie back hair and do not wear flowing sleeves
{{Cb}} While sewing, avoid placing your fingers in front of the needle
{{Cb}} While sewing, avoid placing your fingers in front of the needle
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{{Cb}} Use the correct needle type/size and thread
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{{Cb}} Select appropriate accessories for current operation (straight stitch, zig-zag, buttonhole)
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'''Shop Notes'''
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{{Cb}} Basic machine cleaning & cleaning up
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{{Cb}} Supplies locations
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{{Cb}} Machine storage RTU (threaded, straight stitch, appropriate foot)

Current revision as of 15:45, 10 January 2020

⌊ Student Name
⌊ Instructor Name
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⌊ Date of Sewing Machines test  (m / d / y)
⌊ Instructor Signature

This document is an internal Artisan's Asylum training document and is provided "as is", to be used as a reference only. Use of this document for any purposes other than as reference material (i.e., for the purposes of training and testing users on tools or equipment by other commercial entities or individuals) is not advised. In no event shall the authors of this material, or Artisan's Asylum, Inc., be liable for any claim, damages, or other liability whether in action or contract, arising from, out of, or in connection with the use of the information in this document for training, testing, or on-going safe use of fabrication equipment. Please consult your own lawyers and subject matter experts if you are looking to develop your own safety curriculum for fabrication equipment operation. Tool operators are responsible for their own safety, including reading and understanding the owners manual for this equipment and all of the warnings it contains.

Suggested review page: https://clothingindustry.blogspot.com/2018/01/sewing-machine-parts-functions.html

Point out the following tool features
☐ Power switch and cord
☐ Foot control pedal
☐ Hand wheel
☐ Take-up lever
☐ Bobbin winder

☐ Stitch type selection
☐ Stitch length & width adjustment (if applicable)
☐ Tension adjustment
☐ Reverse mechanism (if applicable)

☐ Needle
☐ Presser foot and lever
☐ Feed dogs
☐ Bobbin, bobbin case (if applicable)

Demonstrate basic skills
☐ Wind a bobbin
☐ Correctly insert bobbin in machine
☐ Install needle
☐ Thread machine including raising bobbin thread
☐ Use hand wheel

☐ Position needle & thread ends to start stitching
☐ Straight stitch (guiding, not pulling)
☐ Straight stitch with different stitch length
☐ Reverse
☐ Turn square corner
☐ Zigzag stitch if available
☐ Zigzag with different stitch width if available

Explain why these are necessary for safe operation
☐ Power off before needle/bobbin change and threading
☐ Tie back hair and do not wear flowing sleeves
☐ While sewing, avoid placing your fingers in front of the needle
☐ Use the correct needle type/size and thread
☐ Select appropriate accessories for current operation (straight stitch, zig-zag, buttonhole)

Shop Notes
☐ Basic machine cleaning & cleaning up
☐ Supplies locations
☐ Machine storage RTU (threaded, straight stitch, appropriate foot)

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