Pfaff hobbylock 756 Owner's Manual

Pfaff hobbylock 756 Manual

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  • Pfaff hobbylock 756 | Owner's Manual - Page 1
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  • Pfaff hobbylock 756 | Owner's Manual - Page 2
    ...unique advantages. Your new hobbylock 756 can take any material in its stride and will sew, trim and neaten up for you in one ope ion. Your PFAFF hobbylock features the very latest in design and technology, and it is just as easy to use as this instruction manual is to follow. If you now take a ...
  • Pfaff hobbylock 756 | Owner's Manual - Page 3
    ... fingers away from all moving parts. Special care is required around the sewing machine needle. Always use ... needle plate. The wrong plate can cause the needle to break. Do not use bent or ... making any other user servicing adjustments mentioned in the instruction manual Hold plug when rewinding into ...
  • Pfaff hobbylock 756 | Owner's Manual - Page 4
    ... machine. 7. Do not use the sewing machine if: there is visible damage, its function is defective,...temperature 100 C to 40° C Humidity 20 % to 80 % I I I This sewing machine is a high-quality electro mechanical ...our qualified service staff. 11. Be sure to use only original PFAFF parts. Cleaning ...
  • Pfaff hobbylock 756 | Owner's Manual - Page 5
    ... off and test sewing Basic stitch types • 4 thread overlock mock safety... a flatlock decorative seam • How to sew an overlock blind hem • How to sew pin tucks • Turning... the machine • How to replace the stationary knife • How to exchange light bulb Troubleshooting chart Optional accessories...
  • Pfaff hobbylock 756 | Owner's Manual - Page 6
    ... plate Rolled hemming throat Hex-head wrench UJ 1 I accessories. See page 44 for optional L #2054 Overlock needle V N 2. NEEDLE INFORMATIO * * t ... attempt to use any size or type in this sewing machine needle of overlock. * is furnished with the needle #2054 size 14 for nt ...
  • Pfaff hobbylock 756 | Owner's Manual - Page 7
    3. PRINCIPAL PARTS Thread guides and holder Handle Pressure regulating screw Left needle thread tension dial (blue) Right needle thread tension dial (green) Upper looper thread tension dial (orange) Lower looper thread tension dial (yellow) Throat plate Cylinder cover Cloth plate ...
  • Pfaff hobbylock 756 | Owner's Manual - Page 8
    ...: Be sure looper cover is closed when sewing. 5. PRINCIPAL PARTS BEHIND LOOPER COVER () Upper ... * Connect the controller/electric plug tD to the machine receptacle (). Plug power line * © into ... Do not modify the plug in any way. * * * * For this sewing machine has to be used foot controWe ...
  • Pfaff hobbylock 756 | Owner's Manual - Page 9
    ... plug from the electric outlet when changing needles, press er feet or throat plates, or when leaving the machine unattended. This eliminates the ... the thread guide holder in the lowered position. Fully extend the thread guide holder. The two joints on the telescope will click into place when they ...
  • Pfaff hobbylock 756 | Owner's Manual - Page 10
    ... le(s) need electric outlet before removing * the needle Turn the hand wheel toward you until...Rat surface to the rear ce to the back. Hold the needle with the flat surfa le clamp as far ... needle ®. * screw. Securely tighten the needle set 1? Note: * needles. Refer to This machine uses #2054 ...
  • Pfaff hobbylock 756 | Owner's Manual - Page 11
    ... TO REMOVE AND REPLACE CLOTH PLATE * Remove cloth plate for free arm sewing (tublar work) To remove, pull cloth plate to the left while pressing ... right. •1 Warning: Do not hold the cylinder cover when lifting or carrying the machine. Caution: Be sure cylinder coveris replaced when sewing. 9 4
  • Pfaff hobbylock 756 | Owner's Manual - Page 12
    ... r A color coded threading diagram is located inside the loopei cover for quick refcrcnce. Thread the machine in the order shown. * ® to as • UNDERSTANDING THE COLOR CODE * * * * Left needle thread Right needle thread Upper looper thread Lower ...
  • Pfaff hobbylock 756 | Owner's Manual - Page 13
    ...I :4 I * Thread the looper area of the machine following the orange color coded thread guides. (®- ®) Thread the hole in the upper looper ...®. to aid in threading the looper. * Note: Use the tweezers provided in the accessory set * Pull about 5 cm (2 inches) of thread through the looper and ...
  • Pfaff hobbylock 756 | Owner's Manual - Page 14
    (2) Threading the Lower Looper (Yellow) * Thread the lower looper as indicated D * gh the Pass thread from back to the front throu thread guide * to back, Pass thread through hole J from front shown. as slot right gh throu then to the front * While holding thread with finger, pass it between ...
  • Pfaff hobbylock 756 | Owner's Manual - Page 15
    ... looper is at the far left. I * I * j * * 10 cm (3 Pull 7.5 e (ij. guid thread 4 inches) of thread through of the lower Insert the thread through the left end looper.® Drop the thread. the accessory set Note: Use the tweezers that are in to aid in threading the looper. ...
  • Pfaff hobbylock 756 | Owner's Manual - Page 16
    (3) * Threading the Right Needle (Green) I Thread the right needle as indicated (iJ--®. - . 1• -- \ L_-4 - * Pass thread from back to the front through the thread guide D * Pass thread through hole ® from front to back, then to the front through right ...
  • Pfaff hobbylock 756 | Owner's Manual - Page 17
    ... through upper Be sure to pass the guide(). thread path of the thread * * * right needle ®. Thread the eye of the the easier to thread when The needle may be n no d and placed in the upper knife is... 23). operating position. (see pag before sewing. Be sure to engage knife r back, under the...
  • Pfaff hobbylock 756 | Owner's Manual - Page 18
    (4) * Threading the Left Needle (Blue) I Thread the left needle as indicated * Pass thread from back to the front through the thread guide * from front to back, Pass thread through hole slot as shown. right through front the then to °...
  • Pfaff hobbylock 756 | Owner's Manual - Page 19
    ... through lower thread path of the thread guideC. * Thread the eye of the left needle. ® * The needle may be easier to thread when the upper knife is disengaged and ... position (see page 17). Be sure to engage knife before sewing. - * Place the thread to the back, under the presser foot. • ...
  • Pfaff hobbylock 756 | Owner's Manual - Page 20
    12. * CHAINING OFF AND TEST SEWING When the machine is completely threaded, bring all of the threads ... * Place fabric under the front of the presser foot and sew a test sample. Note: Do not pull on the fabric while sewing as this may deflect the needle, causing it to break. * At the end of the ...
  • Pfaff hobbylock 756 | Owner's Manual - Page 21
    ... SAFETY STITCH uses This machine is a four-thread overlock that 5.7mm a two needles and two ...ADJUST THREAD TENSION The thread tensiod dials on this machine are a oneturn system. As the number increases on the dial ...made in no greater than a number at a time. 2) Sew a test sample after each adjustment....
  • Pfaff hobbylock 756 | Owner's Manual - Page 22
    • SUGGESTED TENSION SETTINGS FOR 4 THREAD OVERLOCK MOCK SAFETY STITCH Note: * * Tension Dial Light... dial (yel low) to a lower number. - - Right needl'\ needle J' thread thread L ierXooper \ hread ...dial (orange) toward a lower number. - * When the left needle thread tension is too loose Turn ...
  • Pfaff hobbylock 756 | Owner's Manual - Page 23
    ...thread. 3) Size, type and fiber : 1 1.5 Overlock Stitch Right Needle/Narrow 3 Thread Tension ...THREAD • CORRECT BALANCE OF OVER LOCK STITCH I 1 Needle Topside READ • HOW TO BALANCE THE 3 TH OVER... - L9Werloper Underside - Upper looper thread Needle thread Topside - Underside loose, Turn...
  • Pfaff hobbylock 756 | Owner's Manual - Page 24
    15. * HOW TO CHANGE THREADS/TIE ON METHOD To change thread type or color, clip thread near the spool. * Place new thread on stand. Tie new thread and old thread ends together. 3 cm (1 inch) length. If Clip thread tails to 2 clipped too short, threads may come untied. * * * Firmly pull both ...
  • Pfaff hobbylock 756 | Owner's Manual - Page 25
    ...easily, er thread stand. thread guides or looping und 1' * * * ugh the needle, STOP When pulling thread ...ing conditions. (7/64 inch) setting for most sew 4mm (5/32 inch) when Adjust the stitch ... NON WORKING POSITION * I * * onnected from the Be sure the machine is disc power Source. Open looper...
  • Pfaff hobbylock 756 | Owner's Manual - Page 26
    ...the operating position. [ Caution: Always close looper cover before operating machine. 18. * SEAM GUIDE LINES When the left needle is inserted, the thick line ...the looper cover is 16.0mm (5/8 inch). * When sewing with the right needle, the thick line on the left of the looper cover...
  • Pfaff hobbylock 756 | Owner's Manual - Page 27
    ... THE SEAM WIDTH four-thread stitch The machine is set to sew the tion stitch at a posi le and three-... (7/32 inch * e-thread right The machine is set to sew the thre of 3.5mm (9/64 needle position stitch at a ... its origi (31 ' (page 24). to corn * Test sew and adjust tensions as necessary ease in ...
  • Pfaff hobbylock 756 | Owner's Manual - Page 28
    20. * * HOW TO SEW A ROLLED HEM and overedging Rolled hemming is done by rolling the fabric edge. ... SET UP * * the Be sure the machine is disconnected from power source. Remove the left needle. the right Insert a ... ds threa the careful not to catch and the machine. Replace throat plate screw. Open ...
  • Pfaff hobbylock 756 | Owner's Manual - Page 29
    ... dial to "2-F" and a fine seam will be sewn. This machine can sew two types of rolled hems. *... tension balance the same as for a narrow three-thread overlock stitch (page 21). Blue Tension Dial ... thread the upper looper with wooly nylon and the needle and lower loopet with lightweight regular thread...
  • Pfaff hobbylock 756 | Owner's Manual - Page 30
    ... lower number - - I Topside \ Uppee thread * loose When the needle thread is too n dial (green) to Turn ...ADDITIONAL INFO ROLLED HEMMING to in when you begin sewing Hold the thread cha o the seam. keep it from curling int * sewing on the material in the Place a slight tension ed. ain seam finish ...
  • Pfaff hobbylock 756 | Owner's Manual - Page 31
    ...left or right needle. Begin with the machine threaded and tension balanced for the three-thread overlock stitch (page 21). Loosen the needle thread tension (green or blue) generously. Loosen ... * Place the fabric wrong sides together to sew a decorative stitch on the right side of the garment...
  • Pfaff hobbylock 756 | Owner's Manual - Page 32
    ... sides together. Position the fabric so the seam is sewn with part of the stitch extending off the fabric. * Pull on ... looper and inconspi lower looper and needle. For a ladder stitch, sew seam with right sides inent together. The needle thread will be the prom thread that creates the ladder (A). (...
  • Pfaff hobbylock 756 | Owner's Manual - Page 33
    ...overlock blind hem is best suited for sewing knit wear. It provides a durable finish that is almost invisible. * Remove the left needle and adjust machine for a narrow three-thread overlock stitch..... Stitch on the extended hem edge, allowing the machine needle to barely catch the edge of the fold ...
  • Pfaff hobbylock 756 | Owner's Manual - Page 34
    * Fold the fabric with the wrong sides together and sew. * Press the pin tucks in the same direction. • TURNING SQUARE CORNERS ... stitch beyond point (A) and stop. Raise needle and presser foot. Pull the fabric to the rear of the machine just enough to release the thread caught on the finger of ...
  • Pfaff hobbylock 756 | Owner's Manual - Page 35
    ... the fabric to the left to straighten the corner. * Continue to sew slowly holding the fabric edge in a straight ... from the cut ting action of the knives. Caution: Sewing over pins will damage and/or de stroy ... a large eye, hand sewing needle (such as a tapestry needle) with the thread chain. Insert...
  • Pfaff hobbylock 756 | Owner's Manual - Page 36
    ... three-thread overlock stitch or the four-thread overlock mock safety stitch. 3 stitches, continue After securing with 2 sewing, allowing the fabric to feed through the machine while gently stretching elastic (a quarter at a time) with the right hand.• the ...
  • Pfaff hobbylock 756 | Owner's Manual - Page 37
    E A SEAM • HOW TO REINFORC * * * redge sewing will Inserting twill tape while ove stabilize the seam. e in the ... of Insert the tape through the hol the foot. t to the back of the Position the tape under the foo m. sea t machine and sew the garmen * is sewn. The tape is attached as the seam F ...
  • Pfaff hobbylock 756 | Owner's Manual - Page 38
    DIFFERENTIAL FEED (with differential feed machine only) * Differential feed is a system which "stretches" or "gathers" the fabric, when amount of feed of front feed dog in relation to the rear feed dog is changed. The differential feed ratio ranges from 1:0.77 1:2.0. Adjustment is made by means of ...
  • Pfaff hobbylock 756 | Owner's Manual - Page 39
    ...hemming throat plate) * Stretch overedge is ideal for sewing decorative collars, sleeves, skirt hems,..., and tighten the thumb screw. Loosen * * To sew a seam, apply gentle tension to the fabric ... being sewn, the fabric is apt to shift away from the needle resulting in improperly sewn overedge seam...
  • Pfaff hobbylock 756 | Owner's Manual - Page 40
    ...FOOT PRESSURE The presser foot pressure of the machine is pre adjusted for sewing medium weight fabrics. It may be necessary to adjust the pressure to sew different weights of fabrics by turning the pressure ... the cloth plate and is especially suited for sewing hard to reach garment areas such ...
  • Pfaff hobbylock 756 | Owner's Manual - Page 41
    24. EAD AND NEEDLE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN CLOTH, THR Type of Thread Needle Type of Fabric Light Weight Lawn, Organdy Voil, Crepe, etc. Cotton Silk Spun... Cotton Wool (woven, knit) Spun Tetron Woolly nylon Woolly tetron 4. Note: For additional needle information see page No. 80 No. 60 No. 60 No. 60 No...
  • Pfaff hobbylock 756 | Owner's Manual - Page 42
    25. * MACHINE MAINTENANCE An overlock requires more maintenance than a conventional machine mainly due ...be oiled frequently to lubricate the internal working parts. . CLEANING THE MACHINE Danger: Before cleaning your machine... oiled periodically. any other Note: Use sewing machine oil. Do not use oil...
  • Pfaff hobbylock 756 | Owner's Manual - Page 43
    HOW TO REPLACE THE STATiONARY KNIFE Danger: Before replacing the stationary knife, dis connect power line plug from the wall receptacle. * * The stationary knife should be changed when it becomes dull. The stationary knife can be replaced according to the directions provided, however if there ...
  • Pfaff hobbylock 756 | Owner's Manual - Page 44
    ... ask for light bulb your machine is 110 conforming to following specification. - * Fabrb feed Bayonet type... rear, swing cover to the left and remove from machine as shown in the illust ration. Turn bulb ...rear, swing cover to the left and remove from machine as shown in the illust ration. Turn bulb ...
  • Pfaff hobbylock 756 | Owner's Manual - Page 45
    26. TROUBLESHOOTING CHART Solution Lengthen stitch length Increase presser foot pressure for heavy weight ... conventional machine before sewing with overlock Connect machine to power source Page 23 38 38 Problem Fabric does not feed well - - - Needle breaks - - - - 8 18 8 39 10- 17 22 8 8 39...
  • Pfaff hobbylock 756 | Owner's Manual - Page 46
    ... information, the following book is recommended, Sewing with an Overlock-From The Sewing Reference Library, published by Cy ... and decorative sewing such as flatlocking and pin tucking. set screw (3) Spool... thread spool for use on the over lock machine. (4) Anti-spill Net (S) * For use with threads...
  • Pfaff hobbylock 756 | Owner's Manual - Page 47
    ... trimmed. (7) Fabric Separator * Most suited for gathering when sewing tiered skirts, yokes, cuffs and frills... Overedge, page 36 for gather stitching). 28. SPECIFICATION Specification 1,300 spm maximum 1-5 mm (... Presser foot rise Needle Number of threads Machine dimensions Weight hobbylock 756 45
  • Pfaff hobbylock 756 | Owner's Manual - Page 48
    PFAFF G. M. Pfaff Akt i en g esel Isch aft Werk Karisruhe-Durlach GritznerstraIe 11 76227 Karlsruhe Gedruckt n Deutschland Druckerel Geblenc GmbH 76356 Weingarten, Stettiner StraSe 17 Technische Anderungen vorbehalten. Nr.: 29-62999558/OOO DG englisch 4/95 4/96 . .



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