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We huve prepared this booklet to help you learn how to operate your new Viking sewing machine and how to make U se of its 'ewing po sibilities. We hope you will gel many plea ant hours with your new ewing machine, Manu[ acturer: Hu .qvarna Vapenfabrik Aktiebolag, S-56101 Huskvarna, weden.
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Hu qvarna Inc., 151 New World Way, o. Plainfield. N.J. 07080, National Sales Orfiices: Viking Sewing Machine 2155 Don Hut n Road, Bo Green Bay" Wis, 5430J. Viking Sewing Machine asr, Inc. 3729,
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2 00 Lou Liana Ave. North, Minneapolis, Minn. 55427.
Table of eonteats
AccasoJ}' box, contents ..•••• Adjustiflilhestllcb pal'lems .. Adjwlmcnt pIlssibility when sewillJ buttonholes . 44,45 Extra accessories ,
19 32 25,Z6 27 25,26 27
9, 1.1 9, 10 13 36 36
Peed dog, cleaning ., Peed dog, lowering , .FOOI. control , '" ,
, '.' ,. .
. 46-5,l 41
stitching) .." , " " . , ......•..... Roller presser foot .....•. " ..
Seams, various, (Quick reference
Blind hem ......•.........•• Blin4 hem. ,elastic
Blind 'Iitching .... ""
, " .. ,..
,' .. ,
, .. , ..
Blind smch" elasLic
Bobbin. case ... , ,.,' , Bobbin winding , Bringing up lower thread Button reed .•....... , Bultons, sewing on ,
, , ,. . .
Glide, plate , . Hook shuttle) ...•.......... Knit stitch (overlock seamj . , . , Light and light switch . Lighting' .. , .. ", ..... , ...•..• Lowering the, feed dog , ,
Seam former, changins Seam. ripper ......,,,
Sewing on buttons
52,53 45.49 20 33,.4.5
11 6 1.7
. . . . . . ,.
14 11 6 42,.43
Buttonbole knife , ,. .Buttonholes, reinforced . Care f the machine ... , . han!rin.g [he light bulb , .. , . hangIng the needle ,. h.allging the snap-on-presser foot .. , , , , .. , , . hanging the earn former hanging the special presser
17 8 8 41 44,45
Lower thread ten ion , Lower thread, threading .' Low gear (power gear) Maintenance hints Marking Ioot , Mending foot , Needle, changing Open arm ' ,., .. " Operation guide .. , .. , Overlock seam .. ,
Slow gear (power gear) . Snap-on presser foot .• changing .. Special marker stitch foot .. , .. Special presser foot, cha.nging '"
Stitch length dial
SLitch regulating " Stitch setting (adjusting , stitch)
. . ..
52,53 23 4 19
Stitch selector Stitch width dial
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, . , . , .. ,
hoice of needle hoice of thread ., , . leaning , . .. . . ontents of accessory box , . onnecting the machine to the power outlet , .. , . Darning fool .. , .. , , ., . , .. , . Decorative stitches .,., . Edge guide ,." ,." . ElaSlio.: blind hem , .. , . , .. . Elastic blrndstltch .. , .. , . Elastic straight stitch .
Packing and unpacking the machine .,"" .. "., Patternscale , .. ,
5 39 28,29
Pattern stitching , .. Plugging in the machine to the power outlet .,., ..... " . Power gear (low gear) ., . Presser foot pressure , . Presser foot (regular) .. , .. , .. Putting the machine away . Quilting guide " . Raised seams , ,. , , .
.5 6 18 16
Straight stitching Tensions ,, Thread , Thread cutter , Threading lower thread Threading upper thread Thread tension
12 14,15 22 6 24 4 14
or 34, .35
Tran mission (power gear) ." . Triple lock stretchstitch (elastic straight stitch) ,., . Unpacking the machine . Upper thread tension , . Upper thread, threading , Zig-zag stitching , ," . Zipper foot . . ,., ,
Extension plate (Extension
table) " , .. , .
, . Reinforced buttonholes . , , . Releasing presser foot pre sure .
VIKINGr~ Hs:e .... __
1. Top thread guide 2. Thread take~up lever 3. Dial for the presser foot pressure 4. Upper thread tension dial
14. Shuttle (hook) 15. Door for huttlc (hook) 16\ Base plate 17. Needle clamp screw 18. Presser bar 19,. Needle 20. Feed dog 21. Needle plate (throat plate) 22. Fingergrip for lowering lilht 23. Ught guard 24. Light switch 25. Hand wheel
26. 27. 28. 29.
S. ~ace plate
6., Thread guide
7. ,8. 9. 10. 11. Thread take-up spring Frontthrcadguide Needle bar Presser foot screw Pl'Iesser' foot
Pattern scale Setting dot Reverse feeding button Stitch length dial Stitch selector Setting dot Stitch width dial End cover Drop feed butt Thread guide tor boI ...
12. Free arm
36. Hole for .ttl~ 37. Bobbin WiD __ 38. Power.....
Make sure that all accessories are correctly placed in the box. and hold the cord in place beside the foot control in the compartment. Press the foot control together and place it in Its cornpartment with the thick end down. Lift the accessory box somewhat upward and draw it along the length of the free arm. Lower the presser fool. The bottom of the foot control hould be turned (award the machine. Grasp the macbine bytbe wheel and under the upper arm of the .cbiDe Open nand chine move the earrying case. Wind the cord around your hand. Wind the other cord in the same way and put the cord band around the cord.ma~ and remove it from the carrying case" Rethe electrical cord. Slide the acce _ sory box into place and put the cord in the box.Unpacking the ma. Then lift the machine into the case. Place the extension plate inside the case-lid and the piece of foam plastic as protection between the sewing machine and the extension plate. starting at the control. Putting the machine away Pull out the fOOL control plug. 4 .
. ... !.'. To lower the light a embly in order t have more light for detail work or for changing the light bulb. . plug int the ock t at the - Lighting The witch for the light I on the underside of the m hine' upper arm.'. . cc that yt ur wall outlet voltage is the same u\ that or the machine._ • ~_ ~ 1'_ . 1!1 ~~ •.~ Connecting the foot control In en the f at ontrol back of the machine.' '('j..Connection to wall outlet The machine's voltage is gi en on a plate at the back of the machine. ee page 41. pull downward on the proj etion at th left end of the light guard. Then connc t the machine 10 the proper wall outlet.
This low speed is of advantage if you wish to sew slowly stitch by stitch. Free arm Trouser legs and sleeves can be drawn onto the free arm making it easy to sew. the machine will sew only 1/5 as fast as usual. preserving full motor power. and. to mend or to patch in these parts. for example when blindstitching. 6 . much easier to attach collars and cuffs a well as sew small children's clothe. spindle on the right side of the machine. The free arm also make it.Power gear Normal position Power gearconneeted or tne "Jow gear" or "gearshift" as it is also called. which is located Oil the bobbin. pull it outward. isa practical feature. If you grasp the little wheel. or darn socks and stockings on the machine.
Then grasp the extensi n plate upport leg) with your left hand and lower them.ten ion plate When you need a huger working . attach the extcn i n plate. skirts or sewing in larger . when hemming tubular part of garments. You can al u e the ten sion pl te with the upport leg turned up.urfacc. -_ There is an indentation on the back of the extension plat which should be fitted into a correspond- ing Lip on the back of the 'ewing m chine. Pull out the catch on the un ler ide f the e tension plate with the inde finger of your right hand.
It is best to purchase your needles from your Viking dealer. However if this is not possible due to some emergency condition in your locality you can get by temporarily with what is commonly caned a 15X 1 needle which is carried in stock by almost aU sewing machine stores or wherever they sell sewing machine needles.Sew. . turn the flat side away from you and push the needle up into the needle socket as far as the stop. 1. thread En. For a very heavy or stiff fabric a coarse needle can be used.00/3 80 90 100 100/3 no 120 30 Changing the needle Loosen the needle clamp screw and remove the needle which is 10 be changed. 8 ------------~ . This number refers to the length and CODfiguration of the needle. 70 50-60 40-50 40 30 . thread Silk Needle Width No. 60 . Needle and tbread Your Viking sewing machine uses a type 10S-H needle. Tighten the screw so that the needle j held firmly. The sizes of thread and needle to be u ed are shown in the chart to the left. When you insert them:w needle. And the larger the width number the larger the eye of the needle. With regard to the size of the needle it may be generally said that numbers 80 or 90 can be used for most fabric . For a finer thread or for sheer or tightly woven fabrics a finer needle can be used.inl. the higher the needle number the coarser the needle.lisb or USA No. The above-mentioned needles come in various widths ..
bobbin . Place the thread over the bobbin..Removing the bobbin case Lift or remove the extension plate.... cilitaie the opening of the shuttle d r. 1/32" (1 mm) from the rim (outer edge).atch.. « round the bobbin.. Turn the b b in. When au will be relea ed.about. here i~ a -rnall rece . the larch the bobbin is depressed. Bobbia wlnding Ta e an empty from the acce ory b x. The bobbin will r main in the case release long a' . top winding before the bobbin i completely filled . 11 ne ide of the b bbin there i a hole.. Hold the end of the thread while you pre s down the foot control Relea the thread end as Don a winding starts. on the Iree arm to f . open the huule door. the bobbin ca e . id of the machine. Gra . tart from above and wind the thread a few time.jlh the thumb and index p finger that the latch i de pre sed and draw out th bobbin the GISe. with the hole outward and tide the b b in nto the bobbin pindle which i located on the right...
. 10 . tum the thread tension device clockwise with the aid of the heavier screwdriver until the winding becomes even. 2. 2 .Correct and wrong bobbin winding Fig!. check to see if the bobbin is properly pressed in on the pindle. turn the thread tension device counterclockwise until the winding becomes even. If the winding looks like fig. 3. If this is correct.3 If you notice that the bobbin Is winding unevenly as in fIg. :1 showsa correctly wound bobbin.
Place the bobbin in its case ithout turning it around... The thread is then running as sho n in the rig. Shut the door. Check that the b bbin rotate" in the direction of the arrow wh n th thread. Pre on the bobbin case lightly to be _ure it i latched onto the cent r po t of the huttle. . Insertion of the bobbin case et the bobbin case onto the center po t of the fnntle (hook) o that the projection of the bobbin e fitsin [he notch at the top of the huttle cover. r lide the thre dint the lot on the edge of the b bbin ca e. is pulled . place it beside its case with ihe hole upward'. Let the thread hang..Threading the lower thread When the bobbin is wound. Pull the thread in under the tension spring.
the front. Tum the hand wheel toward you until the needle is pt its highe 1 position. Be careful. the left-hand spool pin and thread for sewing. Place the thread in.. to see that the the black thread guide Thread the needle from white field on the presser appears very clearly and of needle 6 is easier. Nowconlinue the threading by drawing the thread from left-to-right in the slot on the thread take up lever B. Then draw the thread to the front and between the tens ion discs and down around the thread guide 2. Then pull the thread through the thread guide coil 4. Place the spool of thread on.Threading the upper thread Make sure that the presser foot israised. thread actually lies behind on the needle clamp S. the thread guide 1 on the rear of the "upper arm". Thanks to the fool clamp the needle-eye in this way the th reading 12 --------~~----~ .
which makes it easy for you to cut off the threads. . pull [he upper thread and you will gel a 10 p of the 10 cr thread which is easy 10 catch. Pull the threads about 6" (15 em) towards the rear. When the needle is in it highest position. u h uldn't pull [he upper thread too hard R this rna bend the n eille. the thread may glide out of the eye of the needle when you begin to ew.Bringing up the lower thread Hold the threaded upper thread and turn the handwheel toward Y(lU until the needle goes down and then up again. H the thread nds are too short. Thread cutter n the back of the pre er bar you will find a not h. the thread cutter.
t the ri I1t if it i. I wer thread tension. te ted with the thread which accompanies it and. a heavier-than-ordinary sewing thread usually requires a heavier upper thread tension.Tension. Hit i nece ary to adju: I the len ion of the lower thread. 100 I ·C. Normal thread tension is obtained by setting the red spot at the indicator point. For example.. with the thread tension dial set at the red pot . Tension of lower thread In rno t special sewing ea e it i ufficien!! ihange only the upper thread tension. Rarely do u need to adju l the. It may be necessary to adjust the thread ten ion ornewhat if you use thread of another thickne . 14 . There is also a pecial mar n the thr ad tension dial for thetension t. Your machine has been. embr idering. etc. take ut thc 'mall ere dri er from the acccs ory box. of upper thread The dial which regulate the: tension 'of the upper thread i graduated from 0 to 10. It II in the larger rcw on the thread tension pring and turn it not more than I/lOth of a turn to the left if the thread len ion is too hard. Thi euing i al u able for clo e pattern titching. m ngr mrnin .hat can be used for making buttonholes.
i. check th ten ion by 'ewing on a piece of the arne fabri Y LJ intend t work with. Before tarring 10 . the oppo ite o cur. he threa I ten i n i correct when the threads interI ck in the middle of the layers of cloth.ew. you CUll try different thread ten i n by sewing two thick ncs e of a scrap or doth. La k at the cloth and you will fin j the lower thread lie' uraight and the upper thread i. Begin by using an e: C Iii ely 100 'e tension. If you (urn the dial downward.et them fir t on the 100 t (upper picture then on the heaviest thread t n i n middle pi ture).e. U e a _crap of material to ee \/\/\/\/V\ . The upper thread he uraight and the lower thrca I c rnes LIp in loop on the top of the cloth.orrect and wrong thread tension In order La easily under rand the imparlance of correct thread tension. cheek that th ·thr ad 'ten ioni the arne as when you did zig-z g titche 10 k if you . drawn down into the lower side of the cloth. Then finally the carr -t thre d ten ion will 1 ok ab ut like that in the lowerpicture. Before you begin to use the zig-zag stitch. traigbt how th titching. y u turn the upper thread len ion dial upward a' f r as it \ ill o.
99) which is fund in the acces or bo . (AppHe totraighl titching with the needle in the middle position). The innerrn about 5/64" t notch give a seam allowance of (2 mm). As you can ee. 16 . you will have a earn allowance of about 5/32" (4 mm).oving one tep inward. The edge guide i in erred through the hole in the presser bar and is se ured to the bar by mean of an attachment 'crew (41 11 . By m. let the material run even with the outer edge of the presser fool.Regular presser foot Upper side Under side The presser foot (383) which is . zigzag titching and other utj]jty stitches. If you wish to bavea eam allawance about 1/4" (7 mrn).. it ha different notche which can be used as guide when ewing.fitted on the machine at delivery j used for normal straight stitching. Edge guide You can ea sily sew ith wider ream all wance ith the aid of the edge guide (40 15420 which you will findin the accessory box.
Tben 100 'en th retaining crew with your left hand u e the crewdri r if it i too tight and remo e the presser foot with your right hand.ser Ioot. Mak ure that the needlei in it highest po ition. . turn the hand wheel toward you until the needle is in the highest posit! n.Changing the nap-on presser foot The pre sa feel which accompany the machine ha c the form of loose ~oles which arc held in place n the pres er Foot "ankle" b a pring. r fool fit into the pace betw n the bracket and the pring. If you ih to change the pre . Ther i. lide on the .. pre ser f 01 over th front edge f U' shown in the illu ·traU n. Then pre lightly backward fling down ard and the pre er foot will n a.. pre er foot a th I the round transver e pin on the pre..p into th C rrect po ilion. tide the new the ankle bracket Changing the presser foot "ankle" estain pre ser feet cannot 'be constructed a loose olend then 'the ankle bracket run t also be changed. Remove the presser fo t y drawing it toward you \ hile pressing slightly downward. a pring n the lower end of the ankle bracket.
When set at the "era shatch" yrnbol ( . but for 'orne fabric it may be better to reduce or increa e the pres ure ornewhat. This etting is u ed when darni. ire the indicator red dot (as shown at left). In order to rai e the 'feed d g again pres the button 'I upwards. zero. the pre ser foot pres ure i omplctcly di engaged. Releasing foot pressure If you turn the dial for adjustment of pre' er foot pressure I the srnalle: I line and 10 cr til f ed dog. embroidery. Lower the feed dog when you ew on buttons. it is possible 10 do mending work with the regular utilit stitch pre er fout (3 .e. Thi .). length dial . Presser foot pressure Pre ser fo t pre ure can be adjusted with the aid of a dial located or] the face plate on the left-hand ide of the rna hine. turn the dial to smaller or larger lines. dog You 1 wer the feed dog by pressing the drop-feed pu h-button inwards and downwards at the same time ' 0 thatthe button i held in 'this po ilion. back ard work best with stitch and ideway by hand.Mo e the fabric lR forward.ng with darning foot. Set the red dot 0PP .Lowering the feed. i. etc. form closing bars (bartacks) and carry out certain darning: work.et at.
the colors three dial.0 as . for example.5 permit precision adjustment of the smaller stitch length. the normal is very u eful when. The micro-graduation between 0 and 0. POI/ern scale a pattern ale wh. Stitch selector The upper left dial i the stitch selector by means f which you cho se the stitch you desire in accorda nee with the symbols marked on it. I.] 2. This button in.ieh stitch you desire. at the end of . three type 1 Abo e the three dial helps you to choo e the yrnbols corre 'pond to earn formers depending is in-erred into the rear show you how to set the (oami RtiU' milD' UOJ.Selecting the stitch On the right ide of the machine are the dials for sele ling and adju ling the different of titching. the zig-zag stitch po ition the stitch dial a explained 5.it is released. backtacking a earn. Stitch width dial With the lower dial you adjust width from 0 to 4 (in pulled-out width dial work a buttonhole on page 30). Rever e ewing In the center of the titch length dial i a for rever eewing. 3. By pre sing this button machine willew in reversevand will re ume forward sewing as 00. Stitch length dial The upper right dial adju Is the stitch length and it i graduated from 0 to 4. The stitch the stitches on the various upon which seam former of the machine. 4.
as hown at left. After having pia cd the seam former in position. pre in and at the same time turn it until you cun feel that it i engaged. 20 .Changing the seam former Set the dot on the stitch selector opposite the indicator red dot. and take out the earn former at the back of the machine and replac it with the earn former you wi h to use.
the titch width dial hould be et at 0 for. The titch width and length can be adjusted while the machine i funning.. You can set the zig-zag regardle of which seam former is in the machine. • t the left-band dial (thtitch elect -r) to the zig-zag ymbol. I I I I I I I o I I I I I I I Zig-zag stitching Tum the handwheel toward you untilth needle i in it highe t p ilion. Straight titching can be set regardless of which cam former is in the machine. The upper right dial (the stitch length dial) is graduated from to 4 and I· ei LO the de ired length of titch. ! !.Straight stitching Turn the handwheel rev ani au until the ne xlle i in its highest posruon. stitching symbol (-------). . ---I I I I I I - . The upper right dial the stitch length dial i et to the de ired length of titch. titch width. The lower dial the stitch width dial. The lower dial. traight titching. 'hould be et to the d ired width of titch . normally 2. 'et the left-hand dial (the stitch sele Lor) I the straight. Choose a suitable combination of titch length and .
22 . for overca ling in elastic. '1 '" ._ . ~~ . You might start out with length at J and width at 4. and the stitch width dial 10 any setting which suits the work to be done."..tJ=U rQl._..~ *' Regular presser foot for utility stitches 41 II 383 c. thin or ea ily frayed fabric and for darning and mending. .." ) the titch length dial .4I!t .. You can select the three-step zig-zag regardless which seam former is in the machine.) (~ fIJ) .. Threestep zig-zag i u ed for ewing towelling. jersey and knitwear.in its highest po ition.) . f# fIJ) ~ Turn the upper left dial (stitch selector) to the yrnbol for three-step zigzag ( /\ . Three-step zig-zag Turn the hand wheel towards you until the needle is . .
This replace both traight lit hing and zig-zag 0 er'a ting. It i e pecially de j. the knit stitch can also b ued for overcasting single edge. cam former i in erte I rear of the machine. . Of cour _C. rable for knitted and tretch-type fabrics. You an u e the knit titch for a ernbling garment of all type of fabric. et the to the hi he t p siti n by turnhand wheel toward you. wherever you want a narrow and upple earn.itch width dial all 1..Knit stitch heck in the needle in the that. nil titch ew a tretchable cam and fini he the seam allowan e in one operation..0 the btu col r symbol. The . Regular pre ser foot for utility stitches 41 11 383 Then et the [itch elector. the titch length dial and thcl.
Elastic straight stitch III III III III III III III III III III III Check that eam former A is in position in the machine. stitch c rnbining stretchabilit and trength. More or les equalize the length of the forward and reverse stitches by mean of the stitch length dial. the titch length dial and the titch width dial all to yellow yrnbols. .-24 -------------- . Test sew on a 'crap piece of material and check the regularity and appearance of the titches. Set the needle to the highest position by turning the hand wheel towards you. The. sewing on the bias and for sleeve insertion. tretchability makes it useful [or ewing in knit and other stretch f'abri s. Regular pres . The elastic straight. r foot for util ity stitches 4111383 ••1 Set the titch ele lor. It is also used for crotch sewing. The elastic traight stitch L a triplelock straight. titch an also be used for deer rative purpo e .
A you will ee from the ketch..... . et the needle to the highest p ition by turning the hand wheel toward you. Blindstitching is used for hemming kirt . • • • • • Blindstitching presser foot 4114228 Set the three dials (stitch elector.. without the stitches showing on the right side. it consi ts of four traight stitche and one zig-zag titeh.Blindstitching he k that earn former A i in the machine. for example. c::::• • • • c::::• • • ---•• ... stitch length dial and the stitch width dial) to purple ymbol.
In the far left illu [ration can be seen how the stitches fail 1. :in the arne w. This j . leading to excessive "bite".titch width ha been increased too much.) You will find cthtMindstitcbing pre er foot 4114 228 in 'the accessory box. he cam catches only one or two threads of the Ickl line. an average setting. Fold the fabric a shownin the sketch and then et an the dial. you might wi h to engage the power gear: MaKle ure that the fold line of the fabric follow the guidleline of the pre ser Foot. The stitch width may also be varied.Blindstitching (cont.indicating the stitch width. you should decrease 26 . III the right illustration is shown how a correctly sewn blindstitchcd hem nould look.0 reach the fold line of the fabric. which means that you can either increa e or decrease the stitch length to vary the distance between the catches. Before beginning to sew. Attach it. indicating you hould Increase Ihe stitch width. .ay as the regular presser foot. 10 thepurple symbols. In the middle illustration the .
in the machine. .Elastic blindstitch Theeka ti blindstitch is colored orange on the pattern scale tinder A.:It ii u ed for hemming and stretch fabrics. elastic blind titch has mall zigsrirche between the larger ziglitches. Check that stitch former Ai. snIldstitcbing presser foot 41 14228 Tum The zag zag knit all dials to orange yrnbols. Set [he needle to the highest po ilion by turning the hand wheel towards you.
Helpful hints: When il i_ available you might wi h to u e finer embroider thread for pattern stitching. tit h width dial and stitch length dial) to the color of the desired titch. You will find the pattern presser foot (41 II 395) in the accessory box. and should be u ed for all clo e pattern stitching and for elo e zig-zag (itching. Then check that the correct seam former i inserted. n the pattern scale.cw ncar the edge of the cloth it might be advisabl to grasp the upper and lower sewing Ih reads and pull them gently toward the rear of the machlne when starling [\ earn.. When it is in po ilion. Set all the dials (stitch selector. ntrol (page 14 i el at the buttonhole yrnbol. On the stitch width dial the yellow green. elect the stitch you wish to ew. thanks to tbe pace behind the needle-hole on the under side. . l_ 2 J When starting 10 . you should change the presser foot.Upper ide Under side Pattern stitching Before you begin to sew decorative stitches. Some iitch pattern rna look neater if the upper thread len ion . Carry out f. Set the needle to the highe t position by turning the hand wheel towards you.ine adjustment of the yellow and blue patterns by means of the stitch length dial. The pattern presser foot givesa more raised seam. red and blue cttings are all at the ame p sition.
Seam former B Seam former C Seam former D .
You will nnd it in the acce ory box and it i attached in the same way as the ordinary snap-en pre ser foot. 30 . Then turn It 1. Always first. you should change over totbe buttonhole foot (41. if you ~~. The buttonhole foot has graduated markings to help you make the buttonholes the same length . Put the fabric under the presser fool._-:==. test sew a buttonhole and adjust the stitch setting. remembering th at the machine begins to SCI" in reverse. Loosen the upper thread tension by turning the thread tension dial to the buttonhole symbol. The buttonhole-sewing is shown step 'by on the next page.==-=~ Set the stitch width dial to O.. if you use a fine thread. I The buttonhole will look better. pull it out towards you. ~=====-===============-=-:. Set the stitch selector and the stitch length dial to the buttonhole symbol.. Mark on the fabric where you want to place the buttonhole.0 the right to I. 11 65'0). Begin as usual by making sure that the needle is in the highest position .Buttonholes In order to rew buttonholes.
The next fer is 10 Form the first closing 3 4 stitche while holding back the fabric ing the feed. Then stop the machine needle rai ed OUI of the cloth and turn the bar. reduce the titch length lightly. Stop the machine with the needle raised out of til loth and turn the dial to 4. press in. Then turn the dial to with a few titches while or lowering the feed dog.tart ewing ~ ith the pulled-out '[itch width dial at I Note that the machine sews the first column of zig-zag stitching in rever e . the will again function as the . after which it ordinary stitch width dial. If the stitches are not ufficicntly clo c. Sew or lowerwith the dial to 3. top the machine with the needle raj ed out of the cl th and turn the dial to 2. When y u have ewn this column I the right length. In posiuon '* the machine rnakesrhe final closing and 1 ck the threads holding back the fabric When finished making dial at 0. Now ew the other column of zig-zag stitching the ame distance a the first one. Make 3 stitche while holding back. o bar. buttonholes. stcppingthe machine with the needle rai ed. the fabric or lowering the feed dog. fog.
er 11H1n the right column you can turn the ring lightl 10 the right. diff fence in the appearance of the two column" of zi zag titches. 32 . look closer you can turn the ring lightly f zigzag stitches If the left column of zigzag stitches 10 ks do . are oppo ite each other.• sewmg Fine adjustment of the buttonhole The machine is adju ted to sew buttonhole ina many a pos ible f the rno t u ual fabric. certain ombinations of fa ri • needle and sewing thread might pr du e . However. Normally the ring sh uld have uch a pas i- tion that the setting point If the right column than the left column t the left. Thi can be adju ted with the uter rin f the reverse sewing button.
it is lime to cut them. Helpful hint: You can also cut the buttonhole to the middle and then cut the same way from the other direction. is equipped with taken off.. can be pu hed and lhu provide a good you will a safety onto the handle.Buttonhole knife The find cap back buttonhole in the acce which. serves as a guide . . Do this by piercing the fabric at right angle until the curved edge reache down to the buttonhole. When you have finished sewing all of the buttonhole. which ory box. when of the knife knife (4015399). The small red bead. Then incline the knife more or Ie s parallel to the cloth and move it carefully forward so as not to cut thr ugh the end of the buttonhole.
Sew the second column without making an doing bar. the the to If the 34 . When the sec HId column is of the ame length a first. you should 11<1e difficult with the feed. SlOP xcwing with the needle rai red from fabric. Garments subject to heavy wear or button ubject to special strain may sometime require even stronger buttonholes and thi is 'how you make them: Pull out the width dial on 0. stop the machine with the needle rai cd and turn the dial to 3.Reinforced buttonholes.1 and ew the first column inexactly the same way as for an ordinar buttonhole but with lightly longer titches. When the column is sufficiently long. Theil continue by turning the width dial I again and sewing the first column once more. increase titch length slight! .• turn it to .
Now turn the dial t 3 end sew the second column once more. . Fini h off the buttonhole by turning the width dial to 4 and sewing three or four closing stitches while holding back the fabric or lowering the feed dog. et the dial to 2 and make three or Four c10 .When thi i fini hed. holding back the fabric or lowering the feed dog. Then turn the dial to 0' and lock the threads by sewing a few stitches while.ing bar titche while holding back the fabric Of lowering the feed dog. Make sure that the needle i rai ed when making the next setting of the width dial 10 number 3.
back to its previous normal po ilion. ou can u: C the button reed (41 II 732) for this.turn the hand wheel towards ou and te t carefully that the needle g e through the entre of fir t one hole and then the other. so that it gel.titches. et the titch width dial to 0 and Jock the thread. When the button ha. D pre s the foot control without di turbing the position of the button. symbol for the left-hand starting position. Set the stitch width dial 10 a uitable etting .. Hold both thread end behind the bra ket and ew 5 . pre s the feed dog lowering button inwards/upwards. most button· have a spacing of 1/8"-5/32" (3-4 mm) between the hole .. te m' is often desired so that the button stands slightly away from the fahri '. been .about 3.Sewing on buttons For sewing on buttons. Then m ve to the other hole and repeat the process. Mark the place where the burton i~ to be ~Cv. titch selector 'to the Button reed Wh en sewin bu (tons on garment a . Insert the button reed a shown in the illustrat« 11. I I 36 . put the button in place and lower the presser bar . sc the thin end when sewing buttons on thin fabrics. Place the button on top md 10 er the pres: er bar. Lower the feed dog by pre sing the drop feed pu _h~ button inward and downward 0 that the buttoni held in this po iti n. Remove the pre er foot. (r ) et the.e\ n on and you wish to return to ordinary sewing. with the marking in the center if the opening. the thick end for heavier fabrics. J1 on and place the garment under the bracket without lowering the presser bar.
ams. The height of the raised seam is adjusted by means of the thread tension .. lay thi under the raised seam attachment when you put it on. Place a spool of thread on each of the pool pins and thread on both ides of the middle tension disc. it is advisable to thread one at a time . seams If you. . of course one thread in each of the needles. If you wi h to use a girnp cord. to sew several paraUe]se. In order to prevent the threads from becoming entangled. Then adjust the machine for straight stitching. first pull it out well behind the presser foot and then it will only be neces ary to see that it runs freely wh:ile you are sewing. For the rest you thread as usual. hange to the raised seam presser foot (41 11 389) and fit the raised seam attachment (4015427) with it straight edge toward you.Raised seams Exchange the ordinary needle for a twin needle and be sure to see that it is pre sed up high into the needle clamp. you can use the grooves on the bouom of the presser foot as. edge guides. Placetbepreviously sewn seam to the len or to the right of the one you arc about to sew and let the presser foot guide the work. If you are using a gimp cord.the harder the thread tension the higher the earn will be. wish. Oversida Upper I ~I Underside Under ide side Parallel raised.
Reller presser foot The roller pres er foot (41. 41.)' r UTe to obtain the desired re ult. fi!'i the utility stitch r 1 L 38 Peel off (he protective paper and press on the selfadhering "ide of the glide plate against the underside of the pre ser fl)OI. _ the pre ser foot pre It may be necessa . . For other friction surface you could al 0 uvc silicone spray.. 13901) is suitable for coar e-knitted material and certain jer ey·and tretch fabrics a well a leather :imiultionand plastic material The groovedroUer. 41 I'2205. give biter friction against these materials. The glide pla(ccan be used when sewing in foam plastic. 11 383. plastic-coated fa bric and lea Ihe r irni tations to minimize the risk uf these materials adhering 10 the presser four. to adju 1. Glide plate The glide plate. (41 II 866) presser foot.
be attached in. ) Don't forset to lower the feed dog before you. The acrlon of the presser foot is accomplished. the same way as the other snap-on-presser feet. by means ·of a vibrator. ThL makes it po ible to ew on both sides of [he zipper without turning the work.. the trans- verse pin is pressed into the attachment. Engage the vibrator by turning the dial for the presser foot pressure (lower left. page 18) to the symbol (.e. .Zipper foot The zipper foot (41 12989) can be attached so that it come' either to the right or to the left of the needle . start darninl. Darning foot Set the needle to Ehe highest position and then the darnhlg foot (41 12 897) can. i.
ut out darts and other rnur kings on the pattern . The thread no remain 40 a' 'mall [ufls and sh w wh re [0 ew the earns.e to the paper edge a po sible. Attach the pattern parts carefully on the fabric with pin.Special marker stitch foot By means of the pecial marker titch foot (41 13 931) you.0 that Y LI Can sew there.. et the upper thread tension dial to the buttonhole symbol. Sew round the pattern part. can tran fer in truction from the paper pattern to the fabric in the following way: After you have attached the pecial marker titch foot and set the needle to the highe t position. et the titch select r t the zig-zag ymbol the titch length dial to 4 and the stitch width dial to 2. . a c1o. Draw apart the paris r the fabric and cut the earn between the la er of fabric.
.clock:wise. around the stud. your new sewing machine require. hurtle and cause dissonance. press it inward and tum the bulb countero. in such a case the stud should be cleaned with the cleaning brush. the left side of the light guard. are removed.Care of the machine In order to serve you sui factorily. Remove the throat plate by loosening the screws. wound. The left one is accessible if the upper handle part of the screwdriver is inserted under the face plate. Also check that any thread remainders. Whenever nece ary. Sizing or finishing compounds from the fabric can adhere to the centre stud of the. the bobbin case and shuttle should also be bru hed clean. Lower tbe lisht guard. Grasp the lisht bulb. press it into the socket as far as it will 10 and turn it clockwise. Changing the Hght bulb A projection to lower (he light assembly is found on. cleaning. The throat plate (needle plate) should occasionally be removed and the teeth of the feed dog brushed Clean by means of the cleaning brush (4015555) which you'll find in the box of acces cries. When inscftina a new lisht 'bulb.
6. See pages 9-10. The needle and thread do not orre pond. Polish it with an emery cloth or hange the thr '11 plate. Lint or thread wrapped shuttle (page 41). See table.• _ . The nccdle is incorrectly inserted. 9. see page 41. The needle. The needle i bent or blunt. See needle and til read 1 able on page 8. Se page 8. The hole in the throat plate may be hipped and have sharp edges. 3. Polish with an emery cloth or change the throat plate. 4. 2. See page 8. See page 8. Lower thread may be incorrectly threaded. Therefore always examine before taking any other action. S. thread and fabric do not correspond. iee pa ic 11.~_~ . See thread ten ion pages 14-15. 3. See pa zes 9-10. The needle gro ve or needle eye may have lao sharp edges. See page 8. 3. You may have helped the machine to feed through the fabric by pulling it. 4. 8. Page 14-.y be incorrectly threaded. se Husqvarna-Viking 705 H or 15Xllength. B bbin uneven 1 wound. 2. ec page II. 2 . 7. It should be of the arne thickness as the upper thread. The needle can then easily come again t the throat plate and be broken. 3. The needle is incorrectly inserted. see pages It-12. poor sewinl U-wlICllv~ Sli/ehes .unattractive seam . Knot in the thread. Bobbin case inc rrectly inserted. around center POSl Needle br tak: 1. Throat plate hole damaged. See page 4l. Lower thread unevenly wound. 7. 9.. Bobbin incorrectly Jnserted in bobbin case. 6. The upper thread is incorrectly threaded. See page 12. See page 11. 4. 4.. 1be thread tension is not correct. Incorrect lower thread. 6. See page 41.. The throat plate is too loose. Lower thread breaks 1. Sec page 9-10.15 show how to correct this fault. Lower thread too tightl tensioned. Needle j incorrectly inserted. page 8. 1. Change the needle. 5.ts results are due to a . B bbin wound 100 full. The machine ma. Thread may be entangled on spool pin. or the 42 .. d needle. Upper thr ad breaks 1. Correct threading. 8. hange needle. The needle is bent or blunt. Lint or threads wrapped around centre post of the shuttle (page 41). Tighten the throat plate with the larger crewdriver. Incorrect length of needle.. The upper thread may be [00 tightly tensioned . 5. See page 14. 2.
The preuer foot presaare ia released. . it with the special btusb or small screwdriver. The stitch length dial is set OD O. The machine is not correctly threaded for bobbin winding..illustrated 00. See page. 20. Upper and lower thread tension too tight in rotation to thcthic:kness lof the: fabric.up by the uppe. Pap lL Seam former incorrectly inserted.. cno.d Seepage 18. . I. Not preuer foot preuure.c feed doglowerinl button upwanL page 18. 3. Uneven threadtension. See pageS. Stitch len.. thread guide for bObbin.. 2. rectlyadjusted. See Pile 41.. Thcfccd dOl is choked by dust and dirt. 2. Machine does not feed the fabric Irregular bobbin winding I.tightly tensioned. The upper thread is too . Correct upperthread tension is . 2. abric puckers F I.. See page 9 3" The. The bobbin is not pressed i_n enough. Fiabric layers' not held together The thread tension IS too slack. ~ ins th..h variel 1. winding is not cor1 • 1. The seamis too loose. Presser foot pressure miabt be relnf. Ditecdons on . Sec pqe 18. .t. 2.Lower thread not brought .. The adjustment of the thread tension is illustrated on pales 14-15. The feed dog might be: lowered.r thread Needle incorrecUy inserted. Clean.. far Seepage 11. Raile it by .. This may be due to poor thread quality. 10. See pap 15. l.. page 15..
44 . 395 t itch pat! ern pre er f 0(. 13931 Spe ial marker stitch fool. 41 13901 41 14228 Roller fool. Da riling Iuot. 4015427 Rai: cd Scam cord guide for usc with or without cord. 41 II 389 Raised seam presser f at. ill ~ 1 12 9XOJ Zipper fool. with or without am insertlon. on the machine.41 11 383 Regul r pre foot for utility er titche mount d 41. 41 II 650 Buttonhole 41 12 flY7 f t. three grooves. 41 II. prevser Blindstirching presser fool.
.41 14014 u 40 1. 41 12 699 Large screwdriver. J I -1~' "" •• -~ '.1 14 011 . [ S(. 4. . 41 II 732 Button reed.. I I 'i i . . 41 II 866 Glide plate.41 1401.: 41 12697 Small screwdriver.WI! [ormer A. 40 15 8 f 9 Needle case with needfes.:-F I . I ..3 B.Contents of accessory box 401 S 420 dge guide.555.. <.114012 0. 40 - ------ 'I' 399 Buttonhole knife (seam ripper). 4. leaning brush.
Straight (2 mm). 3/16" (5 mm). ~7 . mm). Suitable r 1/8" (3 for 'oft 41 II 3 7. stitch jointed hemmer. . d len ion. I :' . hemmer ' . zig-zag and 11.. J inted hemmer for scalloping. Suitable for thin material. ":' ~ . .. Jointed and zig-zag stitchin hemmer ..41 :~l 384.41 11 3 6. 5/64" material. zig-lag. traight " • ". Jointed for rolled earns. 5/64" 41 11 385. '. 46 (2 rnm).
. I 41 Piping attachment. : "...Presser foot for attaching braidinl.. ~ . tween the layers of the material.:. 4093005 ..: ".• _" ~ .' ~... which is inserted through a guide and attached with straight stitch in the middle of the braidina.Extra accessories <.
' !!!I '. Put the fork between two layers of ma. lao. No. ..S.. Upper thread tension should be rather loose.. which are sewn together with straight ~stitchillg and long stitches. "hemstitching:" may have a different meaning). Slotted needles for people with impaired vi ion.. Wing needle produces a hCI11S1itdl Can be used for rig-zag and pattern stitching.40 IS 367. 41 12683.A.terial .. until the thread glides into the slot. 41 12685-01. effect. width for sewing in leather. Hemstitcher. . 80. No~ 90.(iII1 !!!!'II . 4112 685·03. 41 12684. 48 .. (Note: In parts of the U. No. . pass the thread along the needle. CULling needle No. 4. o!I!' . ~' --. The needle eye is supplied with a lot. V hen threading... "~ ~ '.112 685-02. 100.
Twin needle dis tance. 90 with 5/32" (4 mm) and twin needle seams. T. Seam former E. . Glide plate. Zipper foot. 41 11 621-02. Twin needle di 'lance.ransparent presser foot. 90 with 1/8" (3 mm) needle No.5 and 0 respectively. stitch idth setting for zig-zag and 4114138. 4114137. 4114135. 41 II 621-03. 90 with 5/64" (2 mrn) needle No. 41. 41 14243. Seam former G pattern stitching 2.----I 41 14244.. Buttonhole foot. ) [. fOT 41 12 989. Seam former F.Extra accessories . For parallel earns needle No. I Notice: Max. /. for 41 11 650.. 41 11 621-01. Twin needle di 'lance. 14005.5. Glide plate.
Available for -different hole-diameters.. the feed dog is For makJng do ing Throa. tricot. 41 :l2 148 Roller 41. 40 15 395 PRIICt foot 4093015 PresscrEoot.4P ~.t plate with round needlo hole.cialsewing :in nylon. extra narrow. 4015 43] Throat 7/32" (6 mm).for extra fine straight.. for straight stitching in very loose or thin fabrics..1 41 1J 394PrcS5er foot stitching in thin fabric. for DUTOW stitches. bars around boles. - 40 !J3 028 meter for 4093029 meter for 40 9J 030 meter for Frame with 4" ( 10 em) diadarning andembroidery. : I '_ ~ _-. Plate for darning and emstitching in thin fabrics. Frank with 8" (2U em) diadarning and embroidery. I : .wclts or welting._ __ .. 40158. presser foot. etc. . 50 . stitching. .. etc. I cial. 12: 988 Presser Coot for -!sPe. 40lS 398 Frame with 2 5/32" (5. embroidering. straigbt. Frame with 6" (15 em) diadarning and embroidery. Presser foot with round needle 40 15423 Throat (3. 40 I 5 432 Throat 3/16" (5 mrn).-. ! .S em) diameter for darning and embroidery. for spezippen. I . .06 40 15454 especially 40 10586 darning.hstraight hole especially for straight stitch. - 0. for example eyelets in belts. broidering wit. plate for eyelets9!64" plate for eyelets plate for eyelets 40 IS 237 Presser foot for sewing on large bUltons and buttons with high edges.5 mm). o covered bya plate.
tack in the middl. Special preaer foot for ". . Weaver's reed tor 1'111 __ Lr. place a thumb- 4] 13 4Ss..o1. be set for gathering or puckering at every. Bias binder. ... Ruffler...:1 yam over the reed and sew 011 -.Extra accessories 41 11 882. (24 mm). 41 1301'-6'1 (45 mm). Attachment for circular sewing.. ~-~-- 40 15 813. ·embroidery hoop. every 6th or every 12th stitch. Stretch the fabric over an. 1.. Can..c as a pivot and attach the guide over the pivot thumbtack.1:41... 1 3/16" (30 mm). Can be used for folded as well as unfolded edgings up to a width of 15/16" 4093020.
. StItch lenlthand can be varied.I' .-.' .. for example crotch lsewing. I pr. sser [oat.'...rong.ining and oVercasting in One ...ig-lA..383 . all in. El'tzrtic stt:aignt stitch Blue Regular presser foot 41 11383 ~" Roller ---.I' U \i ..5·] 0 41 11 383 Regular presser foot LRJ IJ1r--". 41 1. U \1 " 0. fabrics. _ - . E"lItra st. fa'brics. .J ._ _--- \1\lVV 41 11 383 ReguJarpresser foot \I\/V\I 'Regular presser foot 41 11. In Cerry cloth.' __'-~ -J 3-4 Blue Blue Knit stitch Seams in knit and stretch lo._.. " " 1\ .. Appliques . Overeastinl inelastic.. stitch' o. - n~' .. - for Seam former A o Yellow Yellow ..ead. Regular presser foot 41 II 383 or eaaily frayed. ~ SewiDI OD la:ce.5 tll. Mending of overlook seams.guide 'llIr.3 901 .'L I 11 " . Sewing.' " 'Regular presser foot 41 II 383 y J:::::=..3~O... _ ' ~- Seamformer A Yellow Jk.. tellBion Presser foot -----.. thin . " .' 'II.fning of cia tic fahrics. e . Mending 'Mendina Ilnddamingm 'ThTtr41~p r. lo. fabriils'.
Ji~et.h Ie.n:gthcan bevaded.l S'eams . . Pattern stitching Seam former and color symbols in accordance with the pattern scale on the machine. Pattern stitching With twin-needle.Stitch selector Blinds/itch hemming Hemming in close fabrics.Feed dog Iowered. Elastic blindstitck Hemming in elastic fabrics.Twin-nee'!le with gWlp cord.uttons ·10' sui] tile site of the. Adi ust. 5164" (2 rom) needle distance . Stneh length Stitch width Thread tension Presser foot 41 14228 • Blindstitching presser foot . Finishing of edges. then pull out width dial and tum it 1-2-3·4-0 Re'inforced bUttonholes Stitch width diat on 0. . . Buttonholes Stitch width dial an 0.pres~erfoot . button . OJ' 'Vitlmut The stit.idth dial and turn it 1·3·L·2·34·0 Sewi'ng on b. the sUtch width R'(. then puU out w. 41 14228 B lindstltdling .l.
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