Types of Sewing Machines

Sewing machines are made according to the place of use. This may either industry or home. The industrial sewing machines are categorized in different ways. 

Flat bed 

It is used to sue the flat pieces of fabric together. It has an arm and needle that extend to the flat base of the sewing machine.

Cylinder Bed

It is characterized by narrow and horizontal column. For that reason, the fabric will always pass around and under the column. The machine sews the cylindrical pieces such as cuffs, saddles, and shoes.

Post Bed

This model has a vertical column that rises above the flat base of the machine. It has a vertical column of about 10cm to 45cm. Such types of machines are capable of sewing the emblems, boots, and gloves.

Of-the arm

The model allows the users to feed the material along the axis of the horizontal column. It is applicable for seaming sleeves and shoulder. Sewing Cabinet

On the side, the domestic sewing machines are relevant for household use. They are made with the ability to handle a variety of materials. The only disadvantage associated with them is the inability to handle the heavy task. They include:

Manual Sewing Machine

They are the basic models that do not need electric power to control them. The user values them because of their durability. They are capable of sewing light and medium weight materials. 

Electronic Sewing Machines

They have a single motor which gives power to the needle. The electronic foot pedal control the speed of the machine. They are important when sewing multiple fabrics and large volume of stitch patterns. Portable Sewing Machine

Computerized Sewing 

They serve in advanced needs. They are fixed with a touch screen that enables the users to set commands on it. They assist in sewing the complex embroidery stitches. 

Overlocker Machines 

The machines are capable of cutting the edges and sewing them. They run at high speed, thus, necessary for hemming and seaming. Sewing Machines