Sewing Machine

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⌊ 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.

Point out the following tool features

☐ Pressure Foot
☐ Bobbin
☐ Needle
☐ Bobbin Winder
☐ Speed Control
☐ Stitch Selection

Describe and discuss these operations

☐ Basic cleaning
☐ Diagnosing basic problems

Demonstrate basic skills

☐ Wind Bobbin
☐ Correctly insert bobbin in machine
☐ Install needle
☐ Thread machine (including getting bobbin thread to top)
☐ Straight stitch (guiding but not pulling)
☐ Adjusting tension
☐ Turning square corner
☐ Hold threads or use a leader fabric when beginning to sew
☐ Reverse

Safe Operation

☐ Power off before needle change or threading
☐ Tie back hair and do not wear flowing sleeves
☐ While sewing, avoid placing your fingers in front of the needle
☐ Do not use a straight stitch foot while machine is set to zig zag, etc.

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