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  • Contents

  • Table of Contents

  • Troubleshooting

  • Bookmarks

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  • Safety Instructions

  • List of Contents

  • Principal Parts
  • Machine View

  • Principal Parts (Cont)

  • Accessories

  • Installing the Snap-In Sewing Table

  • Connecting Machine to Power Source

  • Changing the Bulb

  • Two-Step Presser Foot Lifter

  • Adjusting Presser Foot Pressure

  • Attaching the Presser Foot Shank

  • Winding the Bobbin

  • Inserting the Bobbin
  • Inserting & Changing Needles

  • Threading the Upper Thread
  • Automatic Needle Threader

  • Thread Tension

  • Raising the Bobbin Thread

  • Reverse Sewing

  • Removing the Work

  • Matching Needle/Fabric/Thread – Selection Guide

  • How to Choose Your Pattern

  • Starting Stitching

  • Zigzag Stitching

  • Function of Stitch Length Dial While Zigzag

  • Blind Hem/Lingerie Stitch

  • Overedge Stitches

  • Sewing on Buttons

  • How to Sew Buttonholes (One-Step Buttonhole)

  • Making a Buttonhole on Stretch Fabrics

  • Left and Right Side Balance for Buttonhole

  • Zippers and Piping

  • Sewing with the Optional Hemmer Foot

  • Straight Stretch Stitch and Ric Rac Stitch

  • Honeycomb Stitch

  • Multi-Stitch Zig-Zag

  • Bar Tack

  • Sewing with the Optional Cording Foot

  • Free Motion Darning

  • Practical Stitches

  • Shell Stitch

  • Crescent Stitch

  • Rampart

  • Darning

  • Attaching Lace

  • Applique and Blindstitch Applique

  • Monogramming and Embroidering with Embroidery Hoop

  • Quilting Functions

  • Gathering

  • The Evenfeed Foot Optional Accessory

  • Maintenance

  • Removing the Needle Plate

  • Cleaning the Feed Dogs

  • Cleaning and Lubricating the Hook

  • Troubleshooting


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Manuel d’Instruction

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Manual Singer 3116 Simple Sewing Machine

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Frequently Asked Questions

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What size needle should I use?


The size of the needle depends on the fabric. For a thicker fabric, you will need a thinker needle. The application of the needle of often mentioned on the packaging.

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I have checked everything, but my sewing machine thread keeps breaking, what can I do?


If the upper thread of the machine keeps breaking where the needle enters the fabric, it could be that the needleplate or bobbin case have minor damages in the form of scratches and/or sharp edges. These minor damages can cause the thread to break after a few stitches.

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How long does a sewing machine neelde last?


This varies between manufacturers, but in general a needle will last about 8 hours. It might take longer for the needle to break, but before that it will have become blunt and might damage the fabric.

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My needle keeps breaking, what is causing this?


There can be various reasons for this. The needle may not be the correct one for the selected fabric, the needle may have been set too low, the fabric may not be properly guided or the bobbin case may be placed incorrectly.

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Do I need to turn my sewing machine completely off to replace the needle?


You can change the needle after turning off the product with the on/off switch. When cleaning the product you should disconnect it from the power supply.

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