Which of the following is a major sewing machine trouble?
Some common sewing problems are: Needle thread breakage. Bobbin or looper thread breakage. Thread fusing when the machine stops.
Could you still use your sewing machine if you feed dogs were not functioning why or why not?
For the most part the answer is no. Some types of sewing machine function (darning, quilting, thick fabrics, thread painting-embroidery) need the feed dogs down, but for the most part, sewing a seam requires functioning feed dogs to move the fabric through the machine at the right timing to create a proper lock-stitch.
Can I use olive oil in my sewing machine?
A variety of natural, safe and domestic lubricants can be used as effective sewing machine oils. Products such as olive, coconut and silicone oils that are normally found in the kitchen can be used individually or blended to create an alternative lubricant suitable for your own sewing machine oil ingredients.
What is the basic maintenance of a sewing machine?
Always keep your sewing machine well oiled. All dust should be removed from the exposed parts at least once every week, and the important parts of the machine should be oiled. Use good quality sewing machine oil. Always remove lint deposits, dust and thread bits before oiling any part of the machine.
Should feed dogs be up or down when quilting?
Feed dogs are meant to be up and engaged so you can sew evenly spaced stitches. This is the way the machine is designed to be used!