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Sewing Machine Maintenance Procedure

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Sewing machines are the heart of the garment manufacturing industry. Though a sewing machine seems a complicated one, it needs very little maintenance. All kind of sewing machines needs to be cleaned and oiled where applicable regularly. Obviously the more the machine is used more often it will require to be cleaned and oiled. In this article, you will get the sewing machine maintenance procedures.


Cleaning of a sewing machine The most important part of doing maintenance is to do proper cleaning of the machine parts like bobbin raceway, feed teeth, needle plate, etc. It must be remembered that the machine should be cleaned properly before oiling as it can lead to accumulation of the fluff and the dust around the oil thus jamming the machine. It is always advisable to use good quality thread as it produces fewer amounts of fluffs.

The sewing machine cleaning process that should be followed while cleaning is listed here. These steps are normally used for industrial sewing machine clea…

List of Garment Defects with Images

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The defect in a garment is not intended. But somehow defects are generated during the processing of the garment. To make a quality garment, all the defects must be rectified through the checking process. Further action is taken for eliminating garment defects from the process and from the raw materials or avoid using the defective raw materials.  By knowing the defects that may arise at each stage of garment manufacturing, it can help in taking appropriate control measures to ensure the production of the right quality of the garment.



In this post, Dipanwita Roy listed 100 plus different garment defects that are commonly found in a finished garment. First, we will classify garment defects and then will go through the list of defects and images. What is garment defect? Quality check in the garment industry is done right from the initial stages of sourcing raw materials- fabric and trims to the stage of the finished garment and packing. Quality of the product is required to establish th…

Do’s and Don’ts with Sewing Machines

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Sewing machines are used for used making readymade garments. Sewing machines are a complicated device.  Still, one can be mastered with practice. But along with that, sewing machine operators must be aware of the general practices to be followed while operating the machine. This will not only help her with the control over the machine but also avoid any kind of defect in the sewing. Below are some Do’s and Don’ts that must be followed as a habit to have a smooth experience with the sewing machines.
DO’s: List of things operators should follow when working on a sewing machines Make sure that you are perfectly comfortable and that you are sitting at the right height for the work table.Make sure that you have plenty of space especially around the left side of your machine. This will help you with easier material handling.Make sure of the lighting around the workspace. Do not work in shadows as performance as well as quality may get compromised.Be positive about your skill, relax and think…

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