Pfaff hobby 1142 Owner's Manual

Pfaff hobby 1142 Manual

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  • Pfaff hobby 1142 | Owner's Manual - Page 1
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    ... of your hobby™ 1142 sewing machine 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 ... thread guide Take-up lever Foot pressure dial Face plate Thread ... for lowering the feed dog Needle plate Accessory tray Throat plate Throat plate ... Thumbscrew Needle screw Presser foot lifter Thread tension dial Reverse stitch ...
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    Congratulations on purchasing your new PFAFF® hobby! Your hobby is so easy to use and offers a whole range of features and ...We wish you many enjoyable hours of sewing ! Some fabrics have excess dye ...discoloration on other fabric but also on your sewing machine. This discoloring may be very difn..
  • Pfaff hobby 1142 | Owner's Manual - Page 5
    ... and knowledge, unless they have been given supervision or instruction concerning use ... recommended by the manufacturer as contained in this manual. • Never operate this sewing machine if it has a damaged ... needle, threading bobbin, or changing presser foot, etc. • Always unplug the sewing machine...
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    ...18 1. Operate your hobby 1142 Carrying handle, carrying case Connecting the foot control ...foot holder Changing the needle Bobbin winding Inserting the bobbin Threading the machine Needle threader ... buttonhole Button sewing Sewing on zippers Sewing on patches Darning with the elastic stitch Repairing ...
  • Pfaff hobby 1142 | Owner's Manual - Page 7
    Introduction III 3. Maintenance and trouble-shooting Cleaning Changing the light bulb Trouble-shooting Index Technical data 3:2 3:3 3:4 3:6 3:8
  • Pfaff hobby 1142 | Owner's Manual - Page 8
    IV Introduction Standard accessories 1 Standard presser foot A Part No. 820 546-096 1 2 Buttonhole foot B Part No. 820 547-096... No. 820 549-096 4 5 Blindhem foot G Part No. 820 550-096 5 6 Automatic buttonhole foot R Part No. 820 551-096 6 7 Edge Guide/Quilting Guide Part No. 820 552-096 7
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    ...-01 Part No. 4160422-01 11 Brush 15 Bobbins Part No. 4160409-01 Part No... foot Dual feeder with quilting guide Gathering foot Pintuck foot deep groove with yarn guide Piping foot Ribbon sewing foot Roller foot 820 554-... like vinyl plastic and leather Accessory tray Your sewing machine has a removable ...
  • Pfaff hobby 1142 | Owner's Manual - Page 10
    VI Introduction Stitch table hobby 1142 Stitch A B C D E F G H J M N O P B C D E F G H J M N O P Buttonhole Straight stitch, needle position middle Straight stitch, ... all straight stitching and topstitching work up to 4 mm For all sewing and topstitching work requiring a left needle position For ...
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    1. Operate your hobby 1142
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    ... Operate your hobby 1142 Carrying handle Lift up the carrying handle of the sewing ... case, lift up the carrying handle. Connecting the foot control Before connecting to the power supply, ... power. Connect the plug of the foot control to the connecting socket (A) of the sewing machine and to the wall ...
  • Pfaff hobby 1142 | Owner's Manual - Page 13
    Operate your hobby 1142 1:3 Foot pressure dial C Turn the foot pressure dial to ...foot pressure dial should be set at "III" for regular sewing. Reduce the pressure to "II" for appliqué, cutwork, drawn work and basting. Set the setting mark (C) at "I" when sewing chiffon, lace, organdy and other Àne...
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    1:4 Operate your hobby 1142 Presser foot lifter The presser foot is raised or lowered with ... position Extra lift position C B A Changing the presser foot Turn off the main switch. Removing the... highest position by turning the handwheel. Raise the presser foot, and press the red button on the back of...
  • Pfaff hobby 1142 | Owner's Manual - Page 15
    Operate your hobby 1142 1:5 Removing and attaching the foot holder E Turn off the main switch. To remove ... holder. To attach the foot holder Match the hole in the foot holder with the threaded hole in the presser bar. Fit the thumbscrew into the hole. Tighten the screw by turning it clockwise with a...
  • Pfaff hobby 1142 | Owner's Manual - Page 16
    1:6 Operate your hobby 1142 Bobbin winding Preparing the machine for bobbin winding Pull out... clutch. Setting the spool Place a spool of thread on the spool pin with the thread coming off the spool as... large spool cap (A) Àrmly against the spool of thread. For a small spool, use the small spool cap...
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    Operate your hobby 1142 1:7 D Thread through the hole in the bobbin (D) from the inside to the outside as shown ... Àrmly and press the foot control. Stop the machine when the bobbin has made several ... end close to the bobbin. Press the foot control again. When the bobbin is fully wound, it will stop...
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    1:8 Operate your hobby 1142 Inserting the bobbin Turn off the main switch. Place the ... the thread running off as shown in the picture. Pull the thread into the front notch (A) on the front side of ...slips into the side notch (B). Pull out about 10 cm (4") of thread. Attach the throat plate. Check the ...
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    Operate your hobby 1142 1:9 G F H Threading the machine F Turn off the main switch. Raise the presser foot and turn the handwheel towards you until the take... Thread the needle from front to back through the needle eye. To thread the needle using the needle threader, please refer to ...
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    ... Operate your hobby 1142 Needle threader Turn off the main switch. To make threading ... provided with a needle threader. Lower the presser foot. Turn the handwheel until the needle is at its highest ... the needle threader towards the rear, releasing the thread carefully, and allow the threader to move ...
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    Operate your hobby 1142 1:11 C D E Threading the twin needle Turn off the main switch Insert the twin needle.... stitches. Set the stitch length at 1.5 mm or more for other stitches. Use the same foot as recommended for single needle sewing of the selected stitch. Cotton threads and cotton wrapped ...
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    1:12 Operate your hobby 1142 Bringing up the bobbin thread Turn off the main switch. Raise the presser foot. Hold the needle thread and turn the handwheel towards you until the needle is at the top again and the bobbin thread has formed a loop. Bring the ...
  • Pfaff hobby 1142 | Owner's Manual - Page 23
    Operate your hobby 1142 1:13 Stretch stitches D Stitch selection Raise the needle ...stitch The buttonhole marking shows the adjustment range when sewing the buttonhole. The further you turn the dial to 0, the higher the density of the stitch. To sew stretch stitches (light background), you must turn ...
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    1:14 Operate your hobby 1142 Adjusting stretch stitch balance If the stretch stitches are uneven when you sew on a particular fabric, correct them by turning the stitch length dial. Balancing stitches: If the stitches are drawn out, correct them by turning the dial in the "-"...
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    Operate your hobby 1142 1:15 Variable needle position The needle drop position of the straight stitches can ... is in the fabric, otherwise the needle may bend or break Reverse sewing Push the reverse stitch lever down to sew in reverse. The machine sews in reverse only as long as the reverse sewing ...
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    ...16 Operate your hobby 1142 Balancing needle thread tension The thread tension should ...picture. Check the tension with a wide zigzag stitch. The threads must be interlaced between the two fabric ...interlaced below the lower fabric. Tighten the needle thread tension by moving the dial to a higher number...
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    2. Utility stitches and practical sewing
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    ...foot and smooth the threads toward the back. Depress the foot control. Gently guide the fabric ... by itself. Note: Pull the threads to the left when sewing with the buttonhole foot. To lock the beginning of the seam... in reverse, then sew forward. Changing the sewing direction Stop the machine and turn...
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    ... 2:3 Finishing sewing Press the reverse stitch lever and sew several stitches in reverse at the end of the seam. Raise the presser foot and remove the fabric, pulling the threads to the back. Pull the threads up and into the thread cutter. The threads are ...
  • Pfaff hobby 1142 | Owner's Manual - Page 30
    ... stitching sleeves, waistbands, pant legs or any other tubular garments. In order to sew with the free arm, you must remove the accessory tray. Hook your Àngers on the bottom left of the accessory tray and pull it to the left. When replacing the accessory tray to its ...
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    Utility stitches and practical sewing 2:5 Seam guides on the needle plate The seam guides on the needle plate help you ... by turning the handwheel toward you. Raise the presser foot and pivot the fabric to line the edge with the 1.6 cm (5/8") seam guide. Lower the presser foot and start stitching in ...
  • Pfaff hobby 1142 | Owner's Manual - Page 32
    ... you with further instructions that are necessary when sewing the selected stitches. The choice of the sewing foot, the setting of the needle thread tension and recomended ..."center" needle position if not otherwise speciÀed in the instructions. stitch stitch Recommended stitch Stitch width in mm ...
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    ... marks on the needle plate or use the edge guide. The edge guide is inserted into hole (A) and is ... consistent feed when beginning sewing at a thick seam, we recommend supporting the presser foot on a piece of... guide into the opening and set the quilting guide at the desired seam spacing then tighten ...
  • Pfaff hobby 1142 | Owner's Manual - Page 34
    ... triple straight stitch This stitch is used for sewing all seams where great strength is needed... zigzag stitching is widely used for overcasting, sewing on buttons etc. Adjust the stitch length... the edge alternately. When sewing with the overcasting foot C, the thread lies over pin (A), guide the edge...
  • Pfaff hobby 1142 | Owner's Manual - Page 35
    ...seam allowance. Trim the extra allowance after sewing. It is also used for mending tears. Honeycomb ...Because of its high elasticity, this stitch can be used for sewing elastic on swimwear, skirts or lingerie. Mark .... Place fabric and elastic under sewing foot. Stretch elastic to Àt the fabric. Begin...
  • Pfaff hobby 1142 | Owner's Manual - Page 36
    ... materials and knits, the hobby 1142 offers an overlock stitch which sews two fabric layers... needle does not strike the bar (A) of the overcasting foot C. Open overlock stitch With this stitch, thicker ... set the stitch width less than 5 when using the overcasting foot C, otherwise the needle may hit ...
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    ... edge protrudes by about 1 cm. Place the fabric under the sewing foot so that the needle just pierces the ... needle pierces too far left, move the guide slightly to the left. If the needle misses the ... guiding the folded edge along the guide. When the needle enters the crease line, it must only pick up...
  • Pfaff hobby 1142 | Owner's Manual - Page 38
    2:12 Utility stitches and practical sewing D C A B E stitch A 4-5 0.5-1 1-5 R F Automatic Buttonhole Buttonholes are generally sewn onto a piece of ... and pass the needle thread through the opening in the foot (C). Pull both needle and bobbin threads to the left. Insert the fabric under the ...
  • Pfaff hobby 1142 | Owner's Manual - Page 39
    Utility stitches and practical sewing 2:13 G The machine sews the front bartack and left row Àrst, then the back bartack ... Sew slowly and stop the machine when a buttonhole is completed. Raise the foot and remove the fabric. Cut both needle and bobbin threads leaving about 10 cm (4") thread ends. ...
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    ...tails. To cut the buttonhole opening, refer to the instructions on page 2:13. Manual buttonhole If the diameter of the button is more than 2.5 cm (1"), a buttonhole must be made manually as follows: Attach the buttonhole ... toward you (C). Start sew again to make the machine sew the back bartack and ...
  • Pfaff hobby 1142 | Owner's Manual - Page 41
    ...to the other pair of holes, and sew the button again. Raise the presser foot and remove the fabric. Cut the needle and bobbin threads leaving 20 cm (8") tails. Bring the... fabric through the holes in the button. Pull the needle thread to pick bobbin thread up to the right side of the ...
  • Pfaff hobby 1142 | Owner's Manual - Page 42
    2:16 Utility stitches and practical sewing stitch B 5 1.5-4 3-6 E The trouser zipper • Iron the seam ... either on the right or the left of the presser foot holder. To sew the left side of the zipper, attach ... the basted seam. Note: To achieve a perfect seam, we recommend using the edge guide....
  • Pfaff hobby 1142 | Owner's Manual - Page 43
    ...sew-in zipper • Insert the zipper foot on the right side (A) to sew on the left side of the zipper. • Baste in the zipper and lay it underneath the presser foot so that the teeth of the zipper run alongside..., leave the needle in the fabric, raise the presser foot and close the zipper. • Now you...
  • Pfaff hobby 1142 | Owner's Manual - Page 44
    2:18 Utility stitches and practical sewing Darning with the elastic stitch stitch E 5 0.2-1.5 3-5 A Darning... the damaged area of the face side of the fabric. • Sew over the fabric edges with the elastic stitch... larger than the damaged area. • Now sew over the damaged area. • Cut the under...
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    3. Maintenance and trouble-shooting
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    ...important to clean your sewing machine, because it will reward you with a longer service life. The more... with a soft, dry cloth. Replacing • Insert the bobbin holder into the hook race. Note: Make sure the knob (C) of the bobbin holder Àts next to the stopper (D) in the race. • Attach the needle...
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    Maintenance and trouble-shooting 3:3 Changing the light bulb Turn off the main switch • Disconnect the main plug and the foot control plug from the machine. • If you have used the machine, wait for the lamp to cool before touching it. Removal • Remove the cap and ...
  • Pfaff hobby 1142 | Owner's Manual - Page 48
    ... The needle thread and the bobbin thread are not set under the presser foot when start sewing. The threads were not pulled... needle is incorrectly inserted, bent or blunt. Page 1:5 Page 1:5 Page 2:3 Page 1:5 The machine skips stitches The needle thread is not threaded properly. A poor quality needle ...
  • Pfaff hobby 1142 | Owner's Manual - Page 49
    ... The machine does not sew or run The machine is not plugged in. Thread has been caught in the hook race. The bobbin winder spindle is not returned to ... main switch off. Do not attempt to sew without fabric under the presser foot. When leaving the machine, even for only a short ...
  • Pfaff hobby 1142 | Owner's Manual - Page 50
    3:6 Maintenance and trouble-shooting Index A Accessories - optional - standard Accessory tray Automatic buttonhole V IV V 2:12 F Foot preassure... (elastic) Bobbin winding Bringing up the bobbin thread Button sewing Buttonhole - automatic - manual - with gimp thread 2:2 2:...
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    Maintenance and trouble-shooting 3:7 S Seam guides on the needle plate Sewing chart - explanation Sewing on patches Sewing on zippers Special accessories Straight stitch Stretch stitch... Threading for twin needle Threading the machine Tricot stitch (triple zigzag stitch) Trouble-shooting ...
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    .../Canada) Nominal voltage (Australia) Power consumption Sewing lamp Sewing speed Stitching width Stitching length Presser foot lift Max. presser foot height Needle system 385 x ... H Package contents Sewing machine Carrying case Foot control Accessories Owner's manual Please note that ...
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    ...to change the machine equipment and the assortment of accessories without prior notice, or make modiÀcations to the performance or design. ... of the user and the product. Intellectual Property PFAFF and HOBBY are trademarks of KSIN Luxembourg II, S.ar.l. All trademarks are used under license by VSM...
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    412 90 10 - 26H • English VSM Group AB • SE-561 84 Huskvarna • SWEDEN www.pfaff.com • Inhouse • © 2009 KSIN Luxembourg II, S.ar.l. • All rights reserved • Printed in Sweden on environmentally-friendly paper



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