PFAFF 332

INSTRUCTION BOOK.

Dear Reader: After following faithfully the instructions in this booklet and after mastering the basic principles of sewing and developing a certain skill, you will derive immense pleasure from your Universal Sewing Machine Pfaff 332. If, yet, the one or other chapter should lend itself a bit difficult, you need not despair as your Pfaff dealer will gladly help with ready advice and conscientious service. In fhe Pfaff store you will also have occasion to see fine stitching and embroidery samples that will leave plenty of room for imagination and will lend themselves to many beautiful combinations. You will marvel at the neat and lovely eyelet embroideries and fancy stitching as well as decorative circle seams produced on the Pfaff Zigzag Machines with the help of the eyelet and circle embroidery aHachment you are invifed to order at an extra charge. If it's cording work, however, your Pfaff 332 will also do if you purchase the special cording set for your standard model. Your Pfaff dealer is also at your service for all of your sewing requirements such as needles, oil, accessories, genuine Pfall spare parts in addition to threads and yarns in all sizes and colors. We always welcome your suggestions for improvement and if you have a special wish, trust yourself to our Pfaff dealer who will report to us in detail. Wishing you happy sewing, G. M. PFAFF AG, Sewing Mach'ne Factory, Ka'iselslau!ern

INSTRUCTIONS

PFAFF 332
Universal Zigzag Arm- and Flatbed Sewing Machine for Households

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Thoroughly machine. To raise and lower the sewing plate Tubular articles Pfaff 332. built-in motor and sew light for arm and flat sewing work. To set-up the machine 1. 1. easily accessible oiling points as well as the non-blinding wrinkle-finish greatly facilitate operation and service of this household machine. Press the vertical part of the sewing plate with your right hand to the left (illustr. 6 . Unpack the machine remove carefully.I. 3. 1). The built-in needle threader.and Flat-bed Sewing Machine PFAFF332 The Pfaff 332 is a fully electric Universal sewing machine with hinged sewing plate. 2. the on the free arm ot the plate is raised as sewing 1. Put the machine to the working or sewing table and do not operate it before you have studied these instruclions carefully. Lift the sewing plate a bit at its left and draw it to the left. all packing dust from the 2. For flat follows: sewing are stilched work. General instructions for the Universal Zigzag Arm. supplied either as portable sewing machine or in combination with an affraclive sewing table or enclosed cabinet and can be connecled to any socket of your home.

Draw the sewing plate further to the left until it can be swung upwards in a straight line so that it is in horizontal position (illustr. 3. handle it in reverse order. 4. I 2. If required. To lower the sewing plate. 2).3). When the lateral draw is released. the working plate can be enlarged by a sewing plate extension which you will find in the zipper case.Illustr. 7 . the sewing plate can be put in line with the needle plate. Fasten this extension to the sawinq plate and swing out the hinged suppord (illustr.

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4 3. Press the foot starter down and let the machine run without thread and with lifted presser bar and try your machine on a few remnants. 9 . Inser! Ihe small plug Z of the foot sfarfer into fhe socket on the righf side of fhe sewing machine (illustr. Convince yourself if the voltoge of 220 or 1i 0 V indicated underneath the machine (filt machine over) is the same voltage as in your home. 4. Inserf fhe coupling S of the eleclric cord info fhe soc kef on the rear side of the machine arm.1. The speed of the machine is regulated by the pressure on the foot starter. 2. Illustr. Plug the other end of the cable into the socket on the wall. To operate the machine 1. 4) Puf the foot star!er under the fable.

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Lift lever N of the threading device with your left hand so that the threader comes down whereby the small hook 10 enters the needle eye (illustr. 5.lllustr. 3. 11 . 5. 4. Raise needle bar to its highest position. Take end of thread between thumb and forefinger of both hands and put it from the rear into thread clamp 9 of the needle threader (illustr. 5) without tension over the small hook 10 which projects from the needle eye (illustr. 5). Put the thread from thread clamp 9 (illustr. 7). 2. Guide eyelet the thread fram reel pin 1 to needle 8 according to illustr. To thread the needle holder 1. 6 4. 6).

12 . 8).TIlustr. Place the (illustr. S. 9). The buill-in needle threader is adjusted for needle No 'PO. use thin and flexible thread only. cotton reel on the right reel pin around 2. When releasing lever N. To wind the bobbin 1.cvoidad. II is recommended to support the needle with one finger of your right hand from behind so that bending of the needle can be . the thread is seized by the returning hook 10 and drawn through the needle eye (illusfr. 7 6. In order to prevent bending of the thin needle when drawing the doul be thread through it. Guide the thread Irom reel pin 1 clockwise winder tension 2.

8 Put thread on spindle Press lever winder thread sewing end into the bobbin 3. release is automalic. when winding the bobbin. II is suggested that the is disengaged with 13 Keep the flywheel . keep 4 with thread your end finger slot.lIIuslr. Operate machine and pull When end after a few revolutions. bobbin off bobbin is engaged. place with until your the bobbin fingers. mechanism of the machine is full.

11) latch and 3. disc A by l. Swing lower orm cap to the left. Raise needle bar. 10). Inserl the filled bobbin in the bobbin case. pull the thread lhrouqh slot 1 under the tension spring . 9 6. bobbin case and forefinger by grasping (illustr.your left hand and loosen disconnecting turning it to the left (illustr. Open lctch of between thumb pull. 7. To insert the bobbin case 1. To remove the bobbin case 1.llustr. 2.

12). the opending the bobbin 2. When you pull on the must turn in opposite direction. Neglect to the right.Il lustr: 10 towards thread. (illustr. 15 . to do Now press with the your thumb and make sure that it calehes with an this may cause to hit the bobbin case or break. Pul bobbin case and bobbin on the guide pin so that the laleh points audible needle click.

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The under thread then appears in the form of a loop out of the needle hole. (illustr. This will prevent the thread from getting jammed in the bobbin case race of the hook. Draw both upper and lower thread ends under the presser foot. To pull out the under thread 1. 17 . and to the rear. 13 8. 13). 2. Never start sewing without having the thread takeup lever in its highest position. 3. Keep the end of the upper thread.I1luslr. Turn the flywheel by' hand until needle has gone down and up once.

system 130 R. The Pfaff 332 has a needle bar with interchangeable needle holder head enabling you to insert. for needle gauges of 1/16 or 5/r. needle holder heads for one. however. flat shank towards needle bar. upon request and at an extra charge. requiring smaller distances between the needle than the shank of system 130 R permits. two or three needles for ordinary or double cording seams and fancy stitchings. the' normal needle with flat shank. respectively. one needle system only is required. 18 . Put needle into needle holder head. Push needle holder head without needle on the needle bar until it stops and tighten fastening screw. should be set in accordance with the strength of the thread used and the material to be worked. 5. and tighten needle fastening screw. 2. the needle fastening screw has an additional slot so that it can be tightened with a screw driver. the needle is so needle groove is 11- The upper and lower tensions. 3. Important! In every sewing machine inserted facing that the short the hook. For slurdy material and strongly dressed fabrics if is advisable to use a needle about one size stronger than indicated on the table. round shank can be supplied. It is easy to change from single-needle work to cording or fancy stitching because the needle holder can be exchanged with the needeles inserted.4 of an nich. For all single-needle work and cording. In order to protect your fingers. without loss of time. The needle 1. 4. a needle holder head for 'system 130 B with thinner. For very fine cording work and three-needle fancy stitching.9.

crepe de chine. mull. batiste. 100 (10) 110 (11) I I I I 40-60 A-S 70 30-40 30-40 S-C 60 30-40 For stitching thin and soft materials. fine bed. bed-spreads with silk cover.Needles Kind of fabric Very fine linen. linen. thin needles and thin. II II II I I Needle No. various material for clothes and dresses. heavy silk and linen fabrics. crepe satin. apparel. sturdy cloth etc. finest leather Heavy woollen fabrics. Perlon Nylon.linen. sheerest silk fabrics. 19 . calicoes. tablelinen. soft threads are recommended. maceo. batiste. Muslin. crepe marocain. foulard silk Fine linen. silk fabrics. kidleather etc. shirting. 60 (6) 70 (7) 80 (8) ·and threads Threads sewing cotton silk schappe silk embroidering and darning thread sewing cotton silk schoppe silk embroidering and darning ·thread sewing cotton silk schoppe silk embroidering and darning thread Strength of thread 100-120 000-00 100-150 60-HO 80-100 00-0 80-100 60-70 70-80 00-0 (100/3) 70-80 50-70 I I 90 (9) I I silk schoppe sewing cotton silk embroidering and darning thread sewing cotton silk schappe silk embroidering and darning thread linen. can easily be seen on the preceding table. The proper relation of the needle and thread size to the grade of the material to be stitched. underwear. light taffeta.

3. The tension of the under thread gets tighter or looser by turning the small screw Z of the tension spring to the right or to the lefl. (illustr.10. Thread the under thread in accordance with illustr. 14 20 . Turning tension nut M clockwise tJ \'} the tension by turning looser of the upper thread will become tighter. 14). the bobbin must turn in opposite direction. 12 so that. 5). counter-clockwise (illustr. TIlustr. when pulling the thread. To regulate the thread tensions 1. it will 0 become 2.

lighter lensions are required. 16 100 100 Upper under lension lension lighl loose or Illustr. 21 . For heavy and hard malerials. 15 Corred Upper and Ihe malerial.Illustr. use loose thread lens ions when slilching Ihin and soft fabrics. under thread lensions are locked in Ihe center of Illuatr. 17 100 Upper under lension lension loose lighl or 100 Importanl! In order 10 avoid ruffling of Ihe malerial.

the needle will stitch at the right side of the needle hole and. For left stitch position. 2.11. To adjust the machine for straight middle of the needle hole stitching in the 1. Stitch adjusting lever B for the required lever A fa its right stop.gth of stitch The adjustment of the stitch length and the change from sewing forward and reverse can be effected by means of a handy lever (illustr.the machine will stitch forward for the given stitch length. 3. If a shorter stitch is wanted. 12. Adjust stitch length limiting stitch length (illustr. Zigzag adjusting lever G to right zero position. 2. 22 . adjust lever for limiting stitch length at your will. 18). For right stitch position. 18). This done. In the vertical position of stop lever A. there is no feeding at all. 13. Push lever A to its right stop . from right to left. 19). push lever A into zero position and adjust stop lever B according to the scale. when sewing zigzag. To adjust the straight stitch position 1. the machine will stitch reverse with the same stitch length as before. To regulate the len. the needle will stitch into the left corner of the needle hole and. The embossed numbers may serve as a guide. 19. In this case. stitch from left to right. when sewing zigzag. When turning lever A to its left stop. stitch position lever H in central position (groove II) (illustr. First. draw stitch position lever H and push it up until it stops (groove I) (illustr. and 54). draw stitch position lever H and push it down until it stops (groove III).

illustr. By pushing slide V to the left. grooves I. 19). The needle will stitch equolly to both sides. For normal stitch position in the middle of the needle hole. To enable you to produce a curved seam by rhythmically changing the stitch position when sewing plain or narrow overstilches. II and III are covered so that the stitch position lever H can be 23 . put stitch position lever H in groove II. the Pfaff 332 is equipped with <l small slide V underneath the zigzag lever G (illustr. 18 3.

15 To limit the width of the overstitch The Pfaff 332 has a built-in zigzag stileh limitation ccflvoted by a lever which can be used at all stileh positions. When actuating The rhythmical adjustment of stileh position lever H offers a large variety of ornamental seams by combining the change of the stileh length and overstileh. 19). A further field of application for the above mentioned curved seam is the repair of tricot ware and knitgoods due to its elasticity and durability. te Pfaff 332 can be supplied with knee lifter device for regulating the width of the overstitch whilst sewing. NB! The stileh position for which the machine is adjusted may easily be seen from the position of the small pointer of scale plate S. push lever H outwards. This pointer indicates the left. because both hands are free for guiding the embroidery hoop and for the stitch position adjusfment. slide V. The marks on the stitch position scale T indicate the position of the needle in the needle hole when stilehing plain seams. (illustr. The width of the overstileh may be seen from the scale 5 (illustr.easily moved to the left and right. turn lever G to the left. fancy stilehings. This device is best suitable for flat embroidery. right or central stileh position. . 19). The adjustment of the Zigzag stitch To adjust the width of the zigzag stitch. On special request. 14. etc.

zigzag lever G is limited at the left so that smaller overstitches only can be sewn.If lustr: 19 The limitation of the zigzag stitch to two overstitch widths at a ratio of 1:2 is not only suitable for stitching buttonholes but offers a large number of varieties in fancy stitching.0" (illustr. The width of the limited small overstitch is half the width of the overstitch limited by the adjustment of milled disc R such as required for stitching buttonholes. push lever Z to its left stop. When turning the milled disc R to the right ~-j. jf zigzaq lever G should be limited at its right. Turn milled disc R to its left stop when sewing zigzag seams in order to achieve the largest overstitch of 3/. 25 . 19). The limitation lever Z arranged under the milled disc R is in its neutral position at the right.

it will point to 1. nIuslr. lever G can be put in 0 position. for instance. To remove the front cover The front cover of the Pfaff 332 is completely closed and so designed that no fastening screws are visible . as required for tacking buttonholes. it automatially returns to position 1. When exerting slight preasure. lever G points to 3 of the scale. When releasing lever G.5 so that the machine is exactly adjusted for the next buttonhole.If. 20 16.5 when turning to the right.

Furthermore. cover whereby the cover slides downwards (illustr. When inserting the fronl cover. Remove cover 10 the left. however. slighlly in order to of the front cover 17. After removing the top cover of the Pfaff 332. Unscrew fastening screw k for front. Important! Tighten screw k only prevent any damage thread (light metal!). 20). To regulate pressure of the presser fool In order to secure exael feeding of the malerial and to achieve uniform stitches without damaging the bottom of the material to be stitched. By turning screw V clockwise 0 27 Ihe pressure is increased. inlend to adjust the presser bar. 4. it is necessary to regulate the tension of the presser foot according to the kind and grade of material.from outside because it is not necessary to remove it for oiling the head paris. take care Ihat guide L of the needle Ihreader enlers nul N on Ihe inner side of the fronl cover. 25) of the presser bar is easily accessible. proceed as follows: 1. Push front cover from below so that guide pin F at the lower edge of the cover enters eye H of the machine head.The presser spring . 3. a slighter pressure is required which can be obtained by turning screw V counler-clockwise 0 . it is necessary to insert pin S inlo link K of the operating lever faslened to Ihe front cover. Should you. Remove top cover. 2. the regulating screw V (illustr. For thinner material.

a presser spring made from thinner material can be supplied on request. 21 28 . Illustr. For stitching extremely thin cloth. NB! When stitching thinnest materials it is recommended fa place a piece of fissue paper underneath the maferial whereby the maferial to be stitched will be profected and ruffling avoided.of the Pfaff 332 is so designed that the slightest pressure is in effect when the top of the screw bushing is in straight line with the edge of the screw thread.

it is recommended to use the cover plate in order to secure that the material is held taut in the embroidery hoop. When using the eyelet and circle embroidery ment. Turn knob C right to lower the feed. By rhythmically lowering and raising the feed. 18). it is obligatory to lower the feed. 19. turn it lert to raise the feed (illustr. attach- This feed lowering device enables you to tack the end of seams. For darning and embroidering thin materials. fancy seams like strings of pearls can be stitched. the feed can be lowered so that the cover plate need not be used. The rotary hook The rotary hook of the Pfaff 332 has been improved insofar a-s "its bow is no longer fastened with 3 small screws but so designed that one screw only at the Jllustr. thereby avoiding skipping of stitches. 22 29 .18. To lower the feed for darning and embroidering heovy material.

To remove the flywheel Tightness of the machine may be caused by pieces of thread which got stuck between machine arm and flywheel. 20. You can easily remove the hook bow and bobbin case and clean the hook thoroughly (illustr. By this improvement. 23 3D . The removal of the flywheel can be easily done. The flexibility of this new type hook bow prevents breakage of the bobbin case when thread gets jammed in and the machine will never be entirely blocked so that it is possible to get access to the fastening screw of the hook bow. 21). 22). removal of the complete hook or loosening and adjusting the hook shaff as well as its readjustment by a mechanic has become superfluous.front end of the bow is necessory (illustr. lllustr.

24 Remove the screw driver. 24). it is important that the raised tongues 1 of the disconnecting ring point outwards. after having inserted screw a. the be drawn off. (illustr.Illustr. simultaneously flywheel with your left hand. turn the disconnecting ring 1800 to the left or right and insert it again. When inserting the flywheel. 31 . it is easy to turn the large to the right and remove it. NB! If the flywheel cannot be sufficiently tightened by turning disc b. milled disc b keeping the flywheel can small screw a with the aid of a small This done. Then. Insert disc b carefully so that the disconnecting ring cannot slip and get jammed.

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Put a few drops of oil into the oiling holes pointed out by arrows. 15). can be oiled through a small hole of the needle plate.21. cover at both ends and remove it 1. (Remove front cover only for readjustment of the presser bar.machine and top cleaning. 25). 4. Take the top (illustr. the hook should be cleaned with kirosene and subsequenlly oiled with sewing machine oil. vide par. needle. Before using the machine. The shorf hook shaft likewise requiring grease. 5. 26). Do not forget to remove presser foot and order to protect your fingers. cover the life of your the is considerably removable The smooth shape facilitate greally 'maintenance of your machine. increased. Do not oil the chain drive because this would to tightness in the machine. Wipe off the superfluous oil with 3. in 33 . apply a drop of oil to the race of the bobbin case. behind the recess of the feed dog. lead 7. Dust and fluff gathering underneath the needle plate between feed dog and rotary hook must be regularly removed. 6. From time to time. 2. Since the oiling points of the machine head are also accessible from above. Unscrew needle plate with the aid of a long screw driver (illustr. it is not necessary to remove the front cover. Special attention must be paid to the lubrication of the hook. a clean rag. To oil and clean By carefully machine and the oiling the .

Put all removed paris and tools on a rag. lIIustr. Remove crusts of dust from ·the teeth of the feed dog and the corners of the needle plate supporling paris.Hold the screw driver in vertical position and inserl it correctly into the slot of the screws. Remove the dust with the aid of a small or flat brush. not on the table. 26 34 . Unscrew by turning the screw driver counter-clockwise and tighten screws by turning the driver to the right. Damaged slots injure fine materials.

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Some

hints for the

detection

and

elimination

of

minor causes of trouble Awkward stitches Adjustments necessary:

Their cause: 1. bobbin and tap threads do not join properly 2. the improper quality of thread used, either too thick, knotty or too stiff 3. lower thread in bobbin improperly wound, resulting in unequal draw-in of stitches 4. if the groove where the thread passes through in the bobbin is toa dry When pletely requiring over a straight

both tensions to be set as per instructions, par. 10 insure with high quality rewind bobbin selection thread of

bobbin by using winder guide

1 or 2 drops of oil or kirosene will eliminate this trouble stitch and a zigzag effect or com-

appears,

then the zigzag

lever is not properly

to the right side which in some cases is the zero point.

slightly beyond

Excessive thread Its cause: 1. Improper 2. improper 3. knotty

breaking Adjustments follow fully necessary: care-

threading needle

instructions

Pfaff needle, syst. 130 R, also for cording use high quality silk thread or

thread

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4. annular hook groove too dry or fluff accumulated in same

remove excess thread shreds and insert drop of oil in groove of bobbin case

Stitch skipping
lis cause: 1. Improper 2. improper threading needle Adjustments necessary: for

follow instructions threading, par 4

use Pfaff needle indicated on needle plate insert ne'edle until stop is reached insert fresh needle choose needle size on table "Needles and threads"

3. needle inserted improperly 4. needle is bent 5. needle is too thick or thin for the thread used Needle breakage Its cause: 1. bent needle which will bump against the hook point 2. thread too thick for needle 3. hook tightness caused by thread particles caught within the hook through improper use of machine

Adjustments

necessary:

insert new needle

see table of "Needles and threads", par. 9 insert a few drops of oil on hook and with the aid of the disc wheel move it up and back 3 or 4 jerks without excessive force; should you fail to remove thread particles it is advisable that Pfaff mechanic be called

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4. needle is being forced, to the sides by the improper moving of the material with the hands, such as sometimes is done with exceptionally heavy material which may not feed properly without the use of force 5. improper insertion bobbin case of

to ·feed heavy material properly more pressure is required within the 'presser bar and In order to get this repaired Increase pressure according to par. 16

insert properly ed in par. 7 loosen thicker thread tension needle

as indicator or insert light

6. upper thread tension too tight which causes the thread to hold the needle which, naturally, would bend or break Noisy performance Its cause: 1. excess thread or fluff hin'clering smooth operation for the hook and blocks passage o'f needle 2. if the needle plate is not put on in exael position where screws must fit correctly, or the teeth of the feed dog not placed in position properly, then it will stop the needle from entering the hole correelly 3. machine has not oiled sufficiently been

Adjustments

necessary:

brush away all such threads and fluff and oil annular groove

remove needle plate once more and put it into exael position, if feed dog has also been removed then check the position so that it will fit exoctlv into the place designed for the needle plate

follow oiling,

instruelions par. 21

for

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Instructions for using accessories and attachments.

23. The hinged

44088
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presser fool No. 44088, attached to the presser bar 01 your machine, is by lor one 01 the most used sewing leet lor straight and normal zigzag stitching. " is specially adopted for sewing over thick seams and sturdy materials which cannot otherwise be done by plain sewing 44088 leet os the extra thickness would prevent the work Irom 27 feeding through. 24. The sewing foot with

round

needle

hole No 45037 on thin straight

is used to advantage material 45037
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requiring

45037

sl.itching. On account of its reduced width, the operator has a closer view of the edge 01 the material. 25. The quilter No 41350

is applied in keeping uniform stitching 01 seams that require distance using loosen
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01 spacing

accordruler, to lor

ing to design. small screw

Adjust on foot

screw driver

distance required.

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Hemmer feet No 41246 and No 41248 The two feet are made on to any expedite variety most 41246 Illustr. 41248 The feet are attached in the same position as the other feet supplied with the machine and for the desired width of hem from the edge. The straight stitch is used for solid hems on sturdier materials. underclothing. and 11luslr. 31 hemming of materials handy for and are aprons. The guide is secured next 10 the of needle the the plate by means for attachment distance foot of can screw. requiring no elasticity. The standard foot IlJuslr. Both hemmers with needle and zigzag are provided for olein holes stitching. 27. 32 permits production of elastic edges without danger of thread breaking. The effect of the work can be enhanced if coloured thread is used in the needle. fold accordingly. bed or table- linen and the like. 30 sewing also be used in the place of No 41350. 39 . Zigzag hemming is mainly used on elastic material such os knitgoods. It is laterally adjustable spacing the seam from the edge. etc.26 Edge guide No 41297 comes very handy for quilling.

the left hand should be placed in a proper position and is to regulate the amount of material to be fed. 34 If is important that the proper are facing each other. Important! Always position set machine for the central stileh when applying the hemmers. is very useful in the making of underwear and for the lengthening of garments. guide sufficient material through the hemmer. drop presser bar. activate machine and with the right hand. The feller No 41141 The feller which serves to conned two pieces of material. sides of the material 41242 Illustr. lllus tr . Fasten feller to the needle bar and apply the two layers of the material underneath with an allowance of approximately 1/6 of an inch. depending on the type of material used. 33 18.As helpful hint when inserting the curl we suggest to cut the material material into on bias. the To hem. 40 .

etc.This done. 35). 41249 and 42141 in addition to special cording guide 26862 in combination with edge stitcher No 41350. repeat the felling process whereby the raised seam is neatly folded away by a parallel line of stitching. same as when hemming. using hemmers Nos. Illustr: 35 29. 41 . including knitgoods. Rolled and shelled hems are very simple to achieve. (illustr. Having finished felling. whereby the left and right hand have to be in coordination with each other in the feeding process of the joining of the seams. you may proceed with rolled and shelled hems. Foot No 41249 for rolled hems Now that you have mastered the straight stitch hemmers. and after stitching the seam. both layers fold open like a book. the only difference is that the zigzag stitch is now applied and machine set for central stitch position. guide both edges through the end of feller. Use foot No 41249 for rolled hems on thin and delicate fabrics and shell foot· No 42141 on heavier materials.

and thereafter cover 43 . 40 the cording may be applied for reinforcement of the edge without the necessity of folding the material. Use of colored cording thread will enhance the appearance of this work. Edge stitcher with guide (At an extra charge) To obtain and special guide ~ll50 lIlustr. If lace is desired on heavier materials such as is commonly used on linen. foot No 41621. By carrying two cording threads of different color. If the material is of heavier variety. pass the cord through For attaching lace use foot No 44088 and. Bring the material.31. Then make zigzag stitches over the edge and cut off the waste material. an additional decorative effect can be had. shirting and sturdy silk. place edge of lace approximately 1/3 of an inch parallel with the edge of the material. if cording is desired. 32. This needle for cording on the latter. The plate. then use longest stitch for basting. No 26362 a shelled guide edge use foot No 41350 No 26362. Illustr. is secured as possible 39 the fool. with the edge presser foot. inserting and rolling on lace. should be moved as close to the foot but by no means is it to touch folded under. the the small hole on the front of the guide. Attaching.

Use a wide zigzag stitch for attaching lace to sturdy materials if you want the lace slightly overlapping at 44 .Illustr. cuffing the superfluous material with a pair of scissors. 41 neally with zigzag stitches to create a small overcast.

screw on attachmenl No 41746. 42 Ihe small curl can be adjusted by means of the small fastening screw underneath Ihe attachment (illuslr. 45 . especially on cushions. 41 on bolh sides of the malerial with straight stitches. On fine silk. For rolling on lace. Make sure that the zigzag stitch will grasp and neatly cover the rolled seam logethel with the edge of Ihe lace. 4-1746 in the small curl and run it exactly "as in the case of hemming. take a line of zigzag ·stitches over the folded edge and cut away the waste with the scissors. Ihis done. For lace insertions on curtains proceed as follows: First. the lace rolling attachment No 41746 has proved to be mosl useful. as above described and. cut open the material on the wrong side. bed spreads.. In this manner. cut off the waste material. in its place. Place the lace over Ihe guiding pin underneath the sale of the attachment. Note thaI Ihe guide for feeding the lace as also Illustr. folding it 10 the leff and right. right side up.the edge or stoated edqe to edge. etc. unravelling of the lace is prevented. Then. fasten the lace according to lllustr. Lace tolling attachment No 41746 is supplied on special request and at an exIra charge. the lace or the piece to be inserted should first be basted with slraight slitches. 42). Both folded edges are then covered wilh zigzag stitches. Take off Ihe ordinary sewing fool and. Then intra duce the material. curtains. batiste. affer the projecting margin is folded or ironed. etc.

a 01 of lime can be saved by using Ihe ordinary zigzag fool No 44088.Uluslr. For professional looking work we suggest that the edge be Jllustr. requiring a neatly finished hem. children's garments. All you need do is 10 pul the malerial under. Overedging (overcasting) Now. elc. the needle will go from leI! 10 right. The overcasl stitch is successfully used in the making of lingerie. 43 46 .. 42a 33. and the right side where Ihe needle would go should not miss Ihe edge of the material. wilh Ihe zigzag arrangement available for overedging or overcasting as well as cleaning of edges to guard against unravelling.

Cording foot No 41611 (At an extra charge) With this foot you can produce ornamental seams with the greatest of ease. Applique work popular of late Applique work has become extremely with the use of the zigzag machine. etc. Applique work has been generally applied to hats. foot No 46121 should be employed. whichever is the most Illustr. The simplicity of the applique is obvious. you may run a further line of small zigzag stitches olong the overedging you have so effectively done. 45 47 . dresses. cutting off scissors. 34. II is suggested that you use a fast color. or use colored cording. 44 suitable for the desired effect.folded over slightly stitches. and the then faslened with zigzag waste material with the To give the garment an added touch of beauty. linens. 35. embroidery thread or even silk for the upper thread. vide table "Needles and Threads". JlIustr. table covers. You may employ a different color for upper 41621 41621 thread. 'For this work. The cord is fed through the small hole in the front of the sole of the foot and reinforced with zigzag stitches.

Braiding is anolher means of producing ornamental work on garments. curtains and the like and consists of applying narrow braid by means of a straight slilch. 47a 48 . Another advantage of Ihis procedure is Ihe absence of any contour lines of Ihe design after the superfluous material has been cut away. Our advice is to guide the material and braid so that the needle will always slilch in the center of the braid following the lines of design. while the design should be drawn on the wrong side. In this manner Illustr. 36.The figure or design 10 be appliqued should be eilher basled or pinned 10 Ihe righl side of the material. 47 Illustr. Two differenl procedures can be applied: 1. 40 the right side will face the needle plate while sewing. Since the braid 25548 46121 ~~ tiff_d!· Illustr. The braid is guided through the slot in the fool which aels as a track. The braid is stitched to the upper side of the predesigned material with the aid of braiding foot No 25548 or foot No 46121.

Darning Smaller holes and thin sections can be mended by simple lines of stitching taken to and fro with the ordinary sewing foot. If a quantity of work has to be mended.coming from top is obstructing rendering the guidance more procedure is mostly preferred. thereby difficult. the Pfaff 332 will prove a reliable helpmate. wrong side up. under the sewing foot No 46121. substitute the sewing fool for the darning ottochmenl No 53001 and fasten it in accordance with illustration 49. The braid is fed through the chonel of the braiding plate No 44361 close to the needle and stitched from underneath to the top side of the material. Illustr. Begin by disengaging the feeding system. the second 2. Thereby guiding of the material is greatly facilitated resulting in neat performance of the braiding job. 48 31. The 49 . the design. The braid is guided from underneath. the design 10 be braided is drawn on Ihe wrong side of the material to be guided.

The short angular end is inserted in the small hole near the presser foot lever. Next. Use only soft darning yarn Nos 40-80 in shades matching those of the garments to be mended (see table "Needles and Threads"). Iilustr. 49 50 . as shown in illustr.guiding of the material can be greatly facilitated by using the small cover plate No 60407. 49. inserl darning hook No 46128 so as to place its long curved part around the thumb screw.

According to illustr. 51 the defective piece was cut ill the direction of the weft of the material and lines of stitches taken from edge to edge an equal distance apart. under tension. continue with very short darning stitches across the first lines. having completed stitching one way. Upper tension should be slightly less than . operating the machine at a good ratio of spead. Then. 51 shows a darn made with Illustr. until the whole space is uniformly covered. Illustr. one is to take short stitches across a thin spot or small hole. (illustr. Cut out the damaged area 51 . 50 There are several darning techniques. is expedited when the zigzag stitch is applied.For good darning results it is advisable to use an embroidery hoop of adequate size to give the material extra tightness and if a large hole is evident. 50). of course. 51 close stitches iaken in both directions. A piece of patch material should be placed directly under the hole for reinforcement. Darning large holes. IlIuslr.

52. You then have a machine ideally suitable for this kind of darning work. Be sure that the patch extends an even 2/5 of an inch over the cut-out.following the Ihreods : of the material.and flatbed sewing machine is especially suitable Io. These curved seam are best suitable and knitgoods due to Also curtains can be neatly and quickly darned. Patches can also be inserted curved seams as described in seams like the ordinary zigzag for the repair of tricot ware their elasticity and durability. 13. this done. Then take close zigzag stitches along the raw edges and. by the application of par. 51. The Pfaff 332 as a combined arm. Turn down the bedplate according to par.. apply a patch of material and fasten with a few basting stitches. continue with close darning stitches across these first lines until hole is neatly covered. Illustr _ 52 Pull the stocking over the arm and take lines of stitches across the torn section as shown in illuslr.). darning and repairing tubular articles and stockings. Begin by taking lines of parallel stitches across the damaged area.2. cut off the waste material neatly with a sharp pair of scissors (illustr. This completed. then cover with stitches taken in the opposite direction so that the darn will match as nearly as possible the design of the curtain. 52 .

Turn zigzag 5. 4. 7. 8. lever Z to the left. Adjust the feeding system so that the zigzag stitches come to lie very close to each other. the tension of the under thread should be very loose while that of the upper thread should be tight so that the interlocking of both threads will take effect 53 . Make a trial with zigzag stitches 1/16 of an inch wide using a filler thread.5) is likewise limited. Set the tread tensions in accordance with the work. 53 42297 To prepare machine for buttonhole work.38. Turn milled disc R to the right until lever G points to the required overstileh width of approximately 1/8 of an inch (position 3). proceed as follows: 1. 6. For raised buttonholes. Screw on buttonhole 3. 42297 Illustr. 2. Push stileh position in groove I. the approriate width of the row (1. Insert needle size 70 or 80. lever H to left until it engages lever G to the left for large overstitch. uptonow a tedious job to be done by hand. Buttonholes Making of. is very simple if done on the Pfaff 332. both upper and lower tensions should be a bit tight to obtain a well drawn-in stitch. 53). buttonholes with 2 bartacks on underwear. When turning lever G to the right stop. Limiting foot No 42297 (illustr. For ordinary flat buttonholes.

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y'ou will delight at the neat work you have accomplished. The flat buttonhole consists of row 1. apply mercerized cotton No 60 or 80 in the needle and spool. row 2 and badack 2.on the surface of the material and both threads will lie straight. Use' cofton No 40 in the needle and mercerized thread No 60-80 in the spool. using pencil or a piece of tailor chalk (Never use an ink pencil i). Mark position and size of the buttonhole on the material. When making ordinary buttonholes. 55 . 9. If you proceed in this order. after a few minutes of trying. following the illustration on the next page. making of buttonholes will be most easy and. badack 1.

first Leave needle in the material.:r9/6-S/ ~ jO say:ll!ls OOZO!Z 9-17 ou!sn ''1:lojAoq ISA!I a'low 'S 'Hal aYI 01 aAOW 4:ll!ls auo a'l01 '17 56 . 3. start = Anlang row = Roupe bartack = Riegel Illustr. of Raise presser bar! Turn material in the direction the arrow and release presser loot.39. Stitch 2. right 01 the seam. 55 'aj!u'I '1:lolmq dn Mas aloyuollnq YI!M ou!uado In::> '6 'spoaAYI HO In:l puo 'OU!Y:lI!IS IYO!OAIS AOj aU!Y:low las's YI!M '1:lojAoq AO 'saY:lI!ls OOZO!Z aoml YI!M puo:las a'low 'L '9 OOZO!Z lIoWS Yloual 'saY:ll!Is MOA puooas a'l0W 'AIIYO!IS IO!AaIOW OU!U!OlaA Aq . for buttonholing row or length with atthe zigzag stilehes 01 1/16-5/64". Directions 1.

To 3. Turn zigzag lever G to the right lever Z in its left position!) r stop (Limiting To 2. For second bartack. Take one more stitch to the left to regulate the distance for row 2 and to obtain the corred position for badack 1. Turn lever G farther to the left until it engages in the 9/64" position (3. When bartacking. finish cutting by using a pair of pointed scissors. in the material. Turn lever G only if needle is raised or at the left. in the direct- To 4. 57 .5). When releasing lever G.To 1. While cutting. turn the material ion of the arrow. To 9. Cut off sewing nad liller threads and cut opening 01 buttonhole with one 01 the knives supplied with the machine.5 so that the machine is exactly adjusted for the next buttonhole. To 6. Make second row a little bit shorter so that the start of the first row will be covered by barlack 2. If the buttonhole is large. Leave needle in the material at the left. retain material to assure neat and close stitches. Turn back lever G until it engages in No 2 position. To 8. turn lever G to the left until it engages in the 3. To 5. Leave needle in the material at the right of the seam so that the finished row after turning the garment is in the slot of the presser foot. take care not to injure the builonhole. it automatically returns to position 1. Finish buttonhole by 3-4 ordinary plain stitches while retaining material.5 position. For best results. Make sure to guide the first row in the slot of the presser 100'1 when doing the second. To 7.

56 Important: For ordinary sewing work after having finished buttonholing. apply a piece of tissue paper underneath and remove this carefully after the bullonholes are completed.Important: If the bulionholes are on very thin and flimsy fabrics. Another means 10 increase the firmness 01 the buttonhole is the use of a filler thread which is guided through the small hole in the prong of the presser foot. IlIustr. The filler ihread should be a thicker grade of collon and selected in accordance wilh the material. (illustr. crochel yarn or several layers of sewing thread will also do. On tricot and light materials. 56). 58 . lurn limiting lever Z 10 Ihe right and the milled disc 10 the left so that Ihe zigzag lever G can be adjusted for the largest overstiich. If no ready-made filler thread is available. it is advisable to insert a piece of shirting to guard againsl unravelling of buttonholes.

40. by means 01 turning the balance wheel Illustr. similar to bullonholing. '58 59 . is now so simple on the Pfaff 332. Always make a few lock stitches at the beginning and end for added strength. 41. the loot on top 01 the button. it is suggested that foot No 46120 be inseried. the needle then is put in the right hole and over to the left. in special cases. For either 2 or 4 hole buttons. The button should be placed into the position marked on the material and then the work placed under the needle. However. Sewing on buttons which once was so tedious a task. silk No 70-100 in connection with the corresponding needle (size 80-90). 46120 Illustr: 57 It is essential that high quality thread be used ill the needle or. it is necessary that the feed be lowered and the button placed under the foot SO that the needle in the right position will stitch exactly through the right hole of the button. Bartacking and galloons The buttonhole foot is also made for bartacking on pockets as well as for galloons. a thread is guided through the tube in the foot and overseamed with close zigzag stitches. For bariacking.

Hemstitching For hemstilehing apply hinged foot No 44088. in the material. and do a few straight stitches to guard against unravelling. After the last stileh has been made. To complete the operation the zigzag stitch should now be applied to both edges of the 60 . leave needle at the right. When the 4 hole button is sewn on. The needle should not be stronger than size 70 or 80. A soft embroidery or darning thread is recommended for this type of work. varying with the grade of material. It is important that the zigzag stileh be adjusted according to the distance hom JIlustr.by hand in order to ensure the correct spacing of the needle to avoid breakage of needle points.5. It is advisable that 4 or 5 stilehes be applied to each side of the button. Lower thread tension should be slightly tighter for beller effect. The length of the stitch is selected according to the design used in gathering the hemstitching. Now set the widfh of the zigzag stitch on 2 or 2. simply move the material backward with the button and repeat operation as above. 59 hole to hole. Begin by drawing a number of threads in fhe desired width between the two lines which will form the spacing of the hemstileh. 41. For added strength we suggest that a few ordinary straight stilehes be applied directly inlo the hole position.

60. To do more creative designs in hemstitching work. we advise that one side be sewn and the material reversed and the same method be applied to the other side. Since the stitches have to be applied in opposite direciion. as shown in illustr. 61 . numerous patterns can be prouced by varying the spacing and tying the bundles of thread.distance created in the 'spacing of the threads which were pulled.

Picot edgin'9 Culling the threads of the ordinary hemstitch will result in a picot. 62 lllustr. size 50-80. and a needle. The bollom tension should then be tightened and the feeder lowered. 60 .43. The firsl stage is to replace the ordinary sewing foot by the darning hooksee chapter on "Darning". etc.. size 70-80. to guard against unraveiling of the edges. The use of colored thread is specially effective to add a touch of finesse to the garment. This specific work can be well and easily done on the Pfaff 332. 44. as used on dresses. scarfs. Monogramming Underwear and other garments are particularly suitable for monogramming. Use embroidery thread.

The feed is to be adjusted as in the case of buttonholing so that the zigzag stitches are lying close together. When the work is finished. Festoon work For this type of work a soft embroidery thread No. 45. then place the material evenly in the hoops. The machine should now be put in position for zigzag stitching by setting the lever in No. lllustr. fasten with a few straight stitches. For the latter kind of monogramming. 61 Embroidering monograms requires practice in guiding the embroidery hoop under the needle and in accordance with the sewing speed.Trace the design on the material. Guide the embroidery hoop so that the middle of the row exactly covers the lines of the design. the darning hook inserted and the feeder lowered. lower the presser bar to re-engage the top tension. then bring the work under the needle. All that need now be done is simply to follow the lines of the design. the more simple procedure of slilching monograms is mostly preferred whereby the machine feeds the material. 2. 63 . 43737 with cord guide is recommended which can be had on request and at an extra charge. Therefore. 40-80 should be used in conjunction with needle size 80-90.5. 3 or even 4. 1. Here also the presser foot is removed.5. the use of foot No. depending on the size of lettering required. 2. taking care that there are no creases.

This done. When the machine is set and the work placed under needle.2. 64 . Fancy seams [Ornamental slilchings) Three-needle work: On special request and at an extra charge. Now embroider with close zigzag stitches. 46. Finish by culling off the surplus material. 3 or 4 position. The 3 needle set also embraces a triple upper thread tension with large controller spring in addition to a triple thread guide. close to the embroidery. depending on the width of the festoons. 62 machine in No. using a pair of sharp scissors.The bollom tension should be set rather tight. A needle holder head for 3 round shank needles system 130 B enables you to adjust your machine for triple zigzag stitches of 5/64 of an inch wide. An insertion plate with cord guide to be used in conjunction with the ordinary cording faot No. a set of special allachments for doing this specific work on the Pfaff 332 can be supplied.46121 enables you to simultaneously allach a cord to the underside of the material. thereby offering further possibilities for making and decorating sleeves on blouses. the presser bar is lowered and the curves and corners outlined with short stitches. garments. passing a filler thread along the outer curve for added strength. adjust Jllustr. etc.

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46510 4" . Single needle fancy stitchings: By thythmically operating your machine for straight and zigzag stitches of different width and length.and circle embroideries on the Plaff 332 which can be easily added to your standard machine. Eyelet and circle embroidering A special set 01 attachments for making eyelet. using small overstitches. 2 special slides with stud enable you to do circle embroidering from 45/Jo-611/16 inches. 46508 No.special cording loot with 2 grooves and a cording plate with double cord guide. (1IIustr. 63a).46121 is to be recommended.50116 supplied the following parts: slide with guiding in a separate stud '')/3<]. is available at an extra charge under No. Set No. 50116. loot No. With this attachment. we supply a lurther .0 No.On request. inches.0 . 44088 attached to your machine will do for this specilic procedure. considerably increasing the range of varieties in the manufacture of ladies' and children's wear. you cannot only perform ordinary eyelet embroidering but also circular stitchings upto a diameter of 23/. The hinged zigzag foot No. Two-needle work: The cording set above mentioned also contains a two needle head for fancy double seams at smallest distances. your machine offers an immense variety of lancy stitching which can even be enlarged by changing the stitch position. The Pfaff Eyelet and Circle Embroidery your machine carries number 46500. 41.'' 13/0 Attachment box for embraces . For this special job. These are best suitable for stitching double cording work with 2 cord insertions.

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of: for circles from 45/i6 fo 6'i/Jr. Remove presser foot.0 f2J °/3." . 46512 No. Lower feed dog. 68 . ele. 46516 f2J No.0 No. band c. On request and at an extra slide with.0 No. consisting No. 46514 No. 46506 No. 64) embroidery hoop 57/8" . complete.0 1/3.0 for fancy strappings. 46692 1 guide for fancy strappings and ric rac fape No.0 for circles upto 23/.0 "/16" nedle pin 1/32" for circles from 45ft6 guiding attachmenf 1 fasfening stud i/a" .slide with guiding needle 2 punches punching block stud pin "'/"4 . 46691. 3. Insert the attachment so its bottom enters groove and slide it to the rear a. 46518 ric rac tape.0 To fasten the attachment: 1. 46520 to 611/to" . piece No. guiding sfud charge: l/s"." . and c 1 of 4. likewise on ment. 46504 inches . that spring tongue Z on N on the lower arm cover unfil it stops. 2. The 3 studs the bottom of the attachholes a 1.0 No. Inserf darning hook. 46688 and guide for cord and woollen thread No. bJ.". 46687 (illusfr. must engage into the needle plate.

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Turn slide so that it can fall down in upward direction (illustr. 4. To insert another slide.IlIustr. the attachment with your left. Remove the attachment 2. 65 To change the slides: from the machine. 5. Lift slide at its left until coupling its guide in the feeding lever. 1. Insert . pin e can leave or drow it out right slide 3. 67). keep it with your hand. Turn adjusting disc c to zero position.

68) . by lurning it evenly and push it from bottom into the guide of the feeding lever (illustr. For ordinary eyeletting adjust machine for left .from below. . lIlustr.67. 66 To operate the attachment: and eyelet embroidering. stitch position (stitch pos71 1. Insert attachment until il slops. according 10 illuslr. 7. Turn adjusting disc c to position lOin order to prevent that the slide falls out when the attachment is inserted. 6.

Important: H upwards to the left). 67 ilion lever illustr. 5. hoop. . 4. 2. the stitch position can be chosen at will. draw it very tight in order to avoid skipping of the stitches. When doing eyelet and circle position of the centers only. When inserting the embroidery guide stud to the right. 19. Follow the thread when stretching the material that circles out of center are avoided. according to When using slide with needle stud or doing circle embroideries with inside diameters of 3/" and more. When inserting the material into the embroidery hoop. slide so the mark embroideries. 3.IlIustr.

Turn adjusting disc c so that the needle. Illustr . 69). Turn the embroidery hoop speed of the machine. after having set for the required overstitch. pierce the material with the aid of a chisel and press it over the guide stud. (1IIustr. 8. steadily at constanl 9. For larger eyelets with guide studs from 3/IG" 0 upwards mark the center by crass cuts or use the punch for making a relatively small hole which fits tightly the guide stud f.6. 7. In the case of small eyelets. 68 73 . Imporlant: Adjust your mochine very carefully in order to avoid needle breakage which may occur if guide stud f is improperly set. slightly catches the material in its right po sifion.

Lock the attachment by right stop (illustr. 11. After having finished the turn. it is wound around the guide stud thereby making it impossible to turn the hoop. to get a 13. 69 12. set machine for straight stitching and make a few ordinary stitches. Important: When embroidering several circles or sectors of circles from the same center.10. Embroider the inner circle first in order durable guide around the stud. For stitching subsequent circles. otherwise. pull the end of the under thread upwards and cut it off after two or three stitches since. Illuslr. loosen stop d and turn adjusting disc c to the right. 69). 14. turning lever d lever to its .

tube is used for Guide piece No 46687 with narrow tube is best suitable for overstilching cord. iI this attachment is required with cord guide No 46687 only. turn the embroidery hoop very carefully to avoid widening of the center resulting in inexact circles. Guide piece No 46688 with wide attaching straps. elc. 16. In the case of thin and fine materials. can easily be embellished by tapes. inserl slide with needle pin. 70. For circle embroiderjes without center hole. Hints for the practical use of the above attachment. tight or wide overstilches. attractive effects can be obtained. Atfachment 46691 is fastened to the presser bar according to illustr. especially if you avail of the variations your machine further offers by altering the stilch position. If necessary. By changing the colors of the upper thread for all subsequent circles. Circle embroideries attaching coloured threads. 46692 to which the 2 guides Nos. 70). using small or large. Most imporlant is to operate your machine at constant speeds and to turn the embroidery hoop steadily around the guide stud. 46691 is equipped with 2 interchangeable guides and embraces the guide piece No. by adjusting the width of the overstitch and turning at low or higher speeds. 46687 and 46688 can be screwed upon loosening fastening screw b. wool or golden threads. (lllustr. 75 . ric rac tape. 46685. You can vary the patterns at will by combining ordinary eyeletfing with fancy stitchings in the shape of circles or sections of circles. reinforce the stilch hole by covering it with a piece' of thin cardboard.15. order it under No. cords. wool or golden The swing-type attachment No.

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It is recommended to star! with large overstitch on ordinary eyelets. stitching of simple designs does not offer any difficulties and you will enjoy more complicated designs and especially those created by your own ideas. blouses. Your machine and its versatility in conjunciton with the above attachments will prove' your best helpmate in embroidering covers. When this skill has been acquired. aprons. Illuslr. skirts. until you have become acquainted with the different feeding speeds necessary for stitching small or larger circles at the same stitch tightness. and it will be easy for you to give your garments an individual note. etc. 71 Embroidery patterns 77 .

3 insertion plates and 4 interchangeable carding needle heads for fixed needle gauges in addition to an intermediate tension disc for the necessary double thread tension. Convert the ordinary tension device into a double tension by inserting the intermediate disc of the cording set. controller spring 2 and regulating nut 1.ff332. 50177. after having finished the cording work. Ordering No. a specie] cording set can be supplied on request and at an extra charge. interchangeable to adjust your 5 3 To set the machine for cording 1. embracing 3 cording feet. can be left as is. disconnecting plate 3. Remove controller spring 2.. disc 5. it offers no difficulties machine for cording work. This double tension is likewise suilable for single needle work so that your machine. Unscrew tension regulating nut with scale bell 1. 78 . according to illustration 72. Since the Pfaff 332 is equipped with needle head. Cording For producing corded seams on the Pfc. then insert intermediate disc 6. Push tension disc 4 over the tension pin.48. disconnecting plate 3 and both tension discs.

needle it stops 4. The correct thread in accordance with par. by one of the 6. 10. Replace the ordinary sewing foot cording feet of the cording set. 75). 75). Set machine for central stitch position. Insert needle holder B with the required gauge from below into needle bar until and tighten fastening screw b (illustr. 5. Unscrew Of" II fastening screw b of the sinqle- needle head and remove the head with the inserted needle downwards (illustr. 79 . 19). E are (illustr. lever H in groove II (illustr.according to illustration tension can be regulated 73. Attach on its cover. 3. the insertion plate so that the spring tongue bottom enters groove N of the lower arm Push it to the back until both fastening flaps engaged in the 2 needle plate holes 76). stitch position 2.

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81 . loosen fastening screw c (illustr. apply guide 25811. round shank needles system 130 B are to be inserted. through the lower hole 13 of the thread take-up. needle gauges 3/32. the left needle is threaded from front to rear. Standard accessories for cording ing set No 50117): (included in cord- Four cording needle heads for flat shank needles system 130 R. For cording on thin fabric: Cording foot No 41317 with 3/64" groove and insertion plate No 60411 with 1/32" stud. needle head eyelet 8 and then. through thread controller spring 4. both cover eyelets 6 and 7. into eye 14 of the right needle. On special request.Tho thread the machine for cording Both upper threads are threaded according to illustration 76: From reel 1 through guide 2. 7/64. In this latter case. From reel 10. between front disc 12 over thread controller spring 4. 2 needle heads for needle gauges of 1/16 and 5/64 of an inch can be supplied for the production of very fine corded seams. It is recommended to choose these parts in making a few trial seams first on a piece of waste material. upper hole 5 of the thread take-up. 1/8 and 5/32 of an inch are available. needle head eyelet 8 and finally. adjusting this for the desired spacing. front cover eyeleis 6 and 7. using the preceding seam for guidance. the second thread is guided through the lower hole 11 of the thread eyelet. 2 additional needle heads. 9/64 and 11/64 of an inch. 76). To produce corded seams in parallel direction and at a larger distance from each other. At an extra charge. To select the cording attachments To assure neat performance of the corded seams. between rear tension disc 3. it is necessary to select cording. insertion plates and needle heads in accordance with the grade and quality of the material to be stitched.

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For cording on thick and woolly materials. apply cording 1001 No 42378 with 3 grooves each 1/8" wide and 3/32" deep in connection with insertion plate No 60415 and 5/64" stud.For ordinary cording' on medium heavy materials. Here. The use of insertion plate No 60419 permits the leeding of a filler thread up to 5/64" thick. The corresponding insertion plate carries No 60413. 83 . the use 01 cording 1001 No 41319 is recommended. For very close and delicate cording on flimsy silks. the grooves are 1/8" wide and 11/64" deep. For very close seams. apply cording foot No 41318. No 60417. This work requires no insertion plates. for a special cording work. the respective stud measuring 3/64 of an inch. 7/64" thick. This 1001 carries 5 grooves. we supply a cording fool with 9 grooves. Special cording and al an exira altachments (supplied charge only). Heavier type cording work on medium light malerials is produced with cording fool No 41318 carrying 3 grooves of which each is approximately 1/16 of an inch wide and deep. each 1/32" wide and 1/64" deep. Ihe respective slud measuring 3/64 of an inch. each 1/16 01 an inch wide and deep. an request For cording on silk. use cording fool No 41641 with 7 grooves of which each is approximalely 3/64" wide and deep. The corresponding insertion plale carries No 60413. while plate No 60421 allows a filler. the stud being 5/32" high. Heavy cording work on thick materials or fell requires cording foot No 46495 and insertion plate No 60405. If a filler thread is being 'used for very solid cording. feeding a cord up to 3/64 of an inch thick through guide of insertion plate. Ihere being no need for a special insertion in Ihis case. the grooves of Ihe 1001 are used as guides.

76. That is why we recommend to first make a few essays on a patch of the given material in order to establish the proper combination of feet and insertion plates. Before closing the case.Note: Differences in the type and thickness of the materials require frequent variation in the use of the above mentioned cording feet and insertion plates. Insert machine head into carrying case according to illustr. Illustr. end of pedal to the left. make sure that the fool slarler is exactly filled. 77 84 .

To adjust the straight. To operate the machine To thread the needle . 17. . To limit the width To regulate The rotary To remove of the overstitch To remove the front cover pressure of the presser foot. 12. 18. 2. 22. 10. 4. 19. stitch position The adjustment of the zigzag stitch . case case To wind the bobbin To insert the bobbin To pullout The needle To regulate To regulate To adjust the thread the machine tensions for straight stitching the length of stitch To remove the bobbin the under thread 6 6 9 11 12 14 14 17 18 26 22 22 22 24 24 26 27 29 29 30 33 35 85 in the middle of the needle hole. To lower the feed the flywheel To oil and clean the machine Some hints for the detection and elimination of minor causes of trouble . 3. 21. 11. 13.6. 6. 7. hook .IN D EX Page Preface Front view Rear view 3 5 I. 15. 9. 20. 5. 14. 8. General Instructions for the Pfaff 332 1. To set up the machine To raise and lower the sewing plate.

Braiding 37. 42141 for shell work inserting and rolling 56 59 59 60 62 62 63 64 66 78 on buttons . . 41297 38 39 39 40 hems. . 41621 work 30. Cording 86 for and . 33. Directions 40. Eyelet and 48. 41242 . Fancy seams (ornamental 47. Edge guide 28. Buttonholes 39. 41 42 43 43 46 47 47 48 49 53 . 45037 25. The feller presser foot No. Festoon work stitchings) . 44088 . 29. 26362 . Picot edging 44. No. circle embroidering 46. (overcasting) No. Attaching. Cording 35. Foot No. The sewing No. 27. Foot No. Applique 36. Sewing 42. Edge stitcher with guide 32. Hemmer feet No. Hemstitching 43. Overedgirig 34.II. Instructions for using accessories and attachments Page 23~ The hinged 24. Monogramming 45. The quilter 26. 41246 and No. buttonholing gal loons foot . Bartacking 41. foot with round needle hole 38 38 No. on lace. 41249 for rolled 31. Darning 38. 41350 No. 41248 No.

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