Singer 9970 Instruction Manual

Singer 9970 Manual

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  • Singer 9970 | Instruction Manual - Page 1
    INSTRUCTION MANUAL 9970
  • Singer 9970 | Instruction Manual - Page 2
    INSTRUCTION MANUAL This sewing machine is intended for household use. This sewing machine is not intended for... recommended by the manufacturer as contained in this manual. 3. Never operate this sewing machine if it has a damaged ...17. Use only the handle to lift and move the machine. 18. Do not expose ...
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    CONTENTS IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS ...2 MODEL 9970 ...4 FOR EUROPEAN AND SIMILAR TERRITORIES: ...4 MAIN PARTS ...5 ACCESSORIES ...6 DUST COVER ...6 REMOVABLE ...42 42 42 42 THREADING THE MACHINE ...16 OPTIONAL ACCESSORIES ...43 TWIN NEEDLE SEWING ...49 DECORATIVE & ...
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    MODEL 9970 PREFACE Thank you for your purchase of this sewing machine. This machine intended for household use will provide you ... booklet for proper use and optimum service. To get the most out of your sewing machine, read the entire instruction manual before attempting to operate the machine. Then ...
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    ... 11. Stitch Balance Adjusting Screw (underneath machine) 12. Thread Cutter 13. Buttonhole Lever... Needle Clamp Screw 23. Needle Thread Guide 24. Needle 25. Bobbin Cover 26...Inside) 28. Pattern Chart 29. Thread Guide Plate 30. Spool Pin 31....Spool Cap 32. Bobbin Winder Thread Guide 33. Felt Washer 34. LCD ...
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    ...Needle Plate 8. Thread Cap (On the machine when delivered) 9. Small Thread Cap 10. Seam Guide and Screw ...on Gathering Foot 3. Parallel Sewing Foot 4. Edge Joining Foot 5. Clear Seam Guide Foot 6. ... 21 DUST COVER Cover the machine with dust cover when it is not being used. The manual may be stored in...
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    ... THE PRESSER FOOT The presser foot must be changed according to the stitch you sew, or work you do. CAUTION: To prevent accidents. Turn off the power ... HOLDER When attaching presser feet that have their own shank, or when cleaning the machine, you should remove the presser foot holder. 1. Remove the ...
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    ...fine cotton, silk 9/70-11/80 All-purpose polyester, fine cotton, machine quilting 2000 gray shank 11/80-14/90 All-purpose polyester,...purpose polyester 2001 green shank All purpose polyester, heavy 2032 Leather duty, topstitching thread SINGER brand needles are recommended for this machine. 8
  • Singer 9970 | Instruction Manual - Page 9
    ... electric shock. Never leave unattended when plugged in. Always unplug this machine from the electric outlet immediately after using and before maintenance.... The harder you press the foot controller, the faster the machine will sew. The machine will stop when foot controller is released. WARNING: To ...
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    ...stop when this button is released. Note: When the foot controller is connected, machine will sew in reverse while this button is pressed. When released, ... this button again, the speed will return. D. SPEED CONTROL BUTTON The machine will sew faster when the button is slid to the right, and sew slower...
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    ... Press this button after sewing to cut the upper and bobbin threads. The machine will cut both threads ...Do not press this button when there is no fabric in the machine or no need to cut the threads. The thread may... need wide sewing space, attach the extra wide table as shown. Set the machine and extra...
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    CONTROL PANEL When you turn on the power, machine will select the straight stitch and indicate information of stitch on the... Pattern chart is located inside of the top cover. Patterns and letters of this machine are indicated on this chart. They are separated: Utility stitches and Decorative & Letter...
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    I. CLEAR BUTTON UTILITY STITCH SEWING If you changed the setting (mirror/reverse, elongation, stitch width, ... 19) DECORATIVE & LETTER STITCH SEWING If this button is pressed at the end of a decorative stitch pattern, machine will stop automatically at the end of the stitch pattern and tie off the ...
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    ... Be sure to use only SINGER (Class 15) bobbins in this machine. A. REMOVING THE BOBBIN 1. Pull ...mode. 5. Hold the end of the thread and start the machine by pressing the start/stop button or pressing .... Cut the thread near hole. 7. Start the machine again. 8. The bobbin winding will stop automatically...
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    .... Set the left tab into the hole in needle plate and push the right side of bobbin cover down until it clicks into place. NOTE: Be sure to use only SINGER (Class 15) bobbins in this machine. 15
  • Singer 9970 | Instruction Manual - Page 16
    ... MACHINE A. PREPARING TO THREAD MACHINE 1. Raise the presser foot lifter. 2. Press the needle up/down ... thread in both hands and pass thread to the guide from rear opening. 2. Bring thread frontward ... needle eye from front to back. Refer to next page for instructions on how to use needle threader. 16
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    ... 2. Do not lower the threader lever while machine is operating. Note:The needle threader is used for needle..., you can draw up the bobbin thread manually, by holding the upper thread loosely, then turning ...go through the needle eye. 5. Draw thread into the guide. 6. Hold thread loosely and release the ...
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    STARTING TO SEW The machine will be set to sew straight stitch when power switch is turned on. CAUTION: ... prevent accidents. While sewing, special care is required around the needle. Machine automatically feeds ... pedal. Keep holding threads after sewing a few stitches. Lightly guide the fabric while ...
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    ...start/ stop button (or press the pedal). Machine will change to forward sewing. 4. When you reach the end ...Tack mark " " will appear on the LCD. 2. Start to sew. Machine will sew tacking stitches automatically and ...end of seam, press the reverse button once. Machine will sew tacking stitches and stop ...
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    D. TURNING CORNERS 1. Stop the machine when you reach a corner. The machine will stop the needle into the ... under the presser foot easily. F. SEWING OVER OVERLAPPED AREAS Guide the fabric with your hand when sewing over overlapped areas. G.WIDTH OF SEAM ALLOWANCE Guide lines on the needle plate ...
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    THREAD TENSION This machine adjusts the thread tension automatically when pattern is selected. However you ...stitch is set to a slightly weaker tension than when sewing straight stitch. You will obtain a nicer ... of fabric. E. Helpful Hints 1. If your sewing appears as shown on drawing, stitches on top ...
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    ...in the pattern chart located inside of the top cover. When you turn on the machine, straight stitch will be selected automatically. Select utility stitch pattern as ... to mirror or reverse stitch. When you pressed clear "C" button, machine will return to regular stitch (also elongation will return to ...
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    ... not indicated. When you pressed clear "C" button, machine will return to regular length (also mirror/... highlighted number. When you pressed clear "C" button, machine will return to preset stitch width and ... width or length adjustments are not possible, machine will emit multiple audible beeps. If the...
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    ... needle positon • For top stitching, for basic sewing, zipper sewing etc. 02. Straight stitch left needle position • For top stitching, for basic sewing etc. 03. Straight stitch with auto-reverse ... 12. Multiple stitch zigzag • For overcasting knit fabrics, elastic sewing, mending. 13. Button ...
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    ... sewing. 3. When you reach the end of seam, stop sewing. 4. Press the thread cutter button. B. Straight Stitch... and bobbin thread loosely and start sewing. Machine will sew 4-5 stitches forward and sew... reach the end of seam, press the reverse button. Machine will sew a few stitches backward and sew...
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    ... upper thread and bobbin thread loosely and start to sew. Machine will make one stitch only. 3. Pull the fabric required amount to the rear and sew one stitch...stitching. 5. Raise the fabric feed dogs for next regular sewing. Note: To prevent the fabric layers from shifting, insert dress ...
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    ...No. 1 with a seam allowance of 1/4 inch (6.3 mm) B. Quilting Sew three layers of material (topper, batting,...Quilting Stitch (No. 8) Use invisible nylon sewing thread or very lightweight thread that matches ...upper tension to maximum or near maximum. When you sew, bobbin thread will pull to the top and ...
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    ZIGZAG STITCH SEWING Your machine can sew zigzag stitches of various widths and lengths ... zig-zag to overcast. MULTI-STITCH ZIGZAG Used for sewing on elastic and overcast stitching. No. 12 ... fabric. Refer to next page for overcasting. FREE ARM SEWING By simply removing the extension table, you can ...
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    ...To prevent accidents. Overcasting foot should be used for sewing patterns 9, 15, 16, 30 only. Do... zigzag width (Width=2.0-4.5). f. Use No. 12 when sewing easy to ravel or stretch fabrics. C. NOTE: You...can also cut off the excess material after sewing the inside of fabric. Be careful not to cut thread...
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    ... so that the needle barely touches the folded edge of fabric. 4. Lower the presser foot and sew hem, guiding fabric evenly along the guide. 5. Turn the fabric over when you have completed sewing. c. Wrong side of fabric h. Right side of fabric 30
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    ... pieces of fabric right sides together and sew a long straight stitch. 2. Press the seam ... fabric glue, fusible web or basting stitches. 2. Sew with the right side of the stitch following the right edge of the applique as closely as possible. When sewing sharp angles or curves Bring needle to lowest ...
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    ... could hit the presser foot and break when sewing other patterns. 1. Baste the zipper opening to ... presser foot pin to the presser foot holder when sewing the right side of the zipper, and right side of the presser foot pin to the holder when sewing the left side of the zipper. 4. Stitch left side ...
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    ... prevent accidents. Zipper foot should be used for sewing center needle position straight stitch No.... presser foot pin to the presser foot holder when sewing the right side of the zipper, and right side of the presser foot pin to the holder when sewing the left side of the zipper. 4. Stitch the left ...
  • Singer 9970 | Instruction Manual - Page 34
    BUTTONHOLE SEWING Select the buttonhole style you want to sew. This machine can sew 13 types of buttonholes. 104. Bar-...is suggested that you use interfacing on the backside of the fabric. 5. Lower the buttonhole lever completely. Note: Machine will not start to sew if buttonhole lever is not lowered ...
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    ... 1 2 3 4 5 7. Machine will sew the buttonhole in the order as shown and stop automatically after sewing. 8. Press the thread cutter button and raise the presser foot to remove the fabric. To sew over same buttonhole, raise presser foot to return to original ...
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    ... Right side of fabric b. Wrong side of patch 2. Lower the buttonhole lever and sew buttonhole. (See previous page) Machine will sew the buttonhole in the order as shown and stop automatically after sewing. 3. Press the thread cutter button and raise the presser foot to ...
  • Singer 9970 | Instruction Manual - Page 37
    ...the stitch length. 1. Place the fabric under the presser foot and lower the presser foot. Start the machine. Machine will sew the eyelet and stop automatically. 2. ...the presser foot. 3. Make a hole in the center of the eyelet. Note: Eyelet punch is not provided with this machine. 37
  • Singer 9970 | Instruction Manual - Page 38
    .... 4. Lower the buttonhole lever completely. Note: Machine will not start to sew if buttonhole lever is not ...1 5. Hold upper thread lightly and start the machine. 6. Machine will sew bar-tack or darning stitch as shown. Machine will stop automatically when the pattern is finished. 7. Press the thread ...
  • Singer 9970 | Instruction Manual - Page 39
    ... moving the drop feed lever to the left. 2. Attach the button sewing foot. Align two holes of the button with slot of...make them stand away from the fabric. Insert a straight pin or sewing machine needle under the center slit of the foot from the front. Sew over the pin or needle. Pull thread to back ...
  • Singer 9970 | Instruction Manual - Page 40
    ... wheel toward you, and lower the presser foot. Sew several stitches and raise the presser foot. .... 3. Lower the presser foot and start sewing slowly, while guiding raw edge of fabric scroll evenly ... just cover the cord. Lower the foot and sew slowly, guiding the cord. B. TRIPLE CORDING Set the stitch ...
  • Singer 9970 | Instruction Manual - Page 41
    ... get the desired length and width. A. SEWING LIGHTWEIGHT FABRICS When sewing lightweight fabrics, it is suggested that...very difficult fabrics. Use this foot also for sewing quilts. No. 1, 2, or 9 Even-feed Foot ...bar. 4. Tighten the presser foot thumb screw. B. SEWING Hold both thread lightly at start ...
  • Singer 9970 | Instruction Manual - Page 42
    ...in front and back of area to be stitched. Start sewing, moving fabric by hand forward and backward ...embroidery hoop. Note: Embroidery hoop is not included with this machine. 3. Set embroidery hoop under needle and lower the foot. 4. Start the machine at medium speed, guiding hoop carefully so needle ...
  • Singer 9970 | Instruction Manual - Page 43
    ...bar. Tighten the presser foot thumbscrew. Sewing Instructions 1. Follow the instructions for Adjustable Bias Binder... Foot, Non-Stick Foot, Seam Guide Foot or Stitch in the Ditch Foot. Adjustable... 1/4" to 3/4" in width. 1. Thread the top of the machine and bobbin with all-purpose sewing thread. 2. Snap...
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    ... decorative embellishment. 1. Thread the top of the machine and bobbin with all-purpose sewing thread. If ... Foot. 3. As you sew, lightly support the trim, braid or cord as it enters the Guide. Chenille ... effects. 1. Thread the top of the machine and bobbin with all-purpose sewing thread. 2. Prepare a ...
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    ... sure that the flat side of the needle is toward the back of the machine. 5. Tighten with a screwdriver to secure, and then ... Foot's guide. Both pieces should have the right sides facing up. 4. Set the machine ... you, ensuring that the needle does not hit the guide. 6. Sew, keeping both the fabric and ...
  • Singer 9970 | Instruction Manual - Page 46
    ... your projects with sequins. This foot guides the sequins through a groove at the front of the foot while your sewing machine stitches them in place. Note: Use only ... in the Gathering Foot's slot. 4. Set the machine to Straight Stitch. 5. Sew, guiding the two layers together. 46
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    ... of the zipper as close to the teeth as possible. 9. Continue sewing the second seam until the presser foot ... Foot : This is an optional accessory. This foot is used when sewing fabrics such as leather or vinyl. 1. Snap ... of the foot before starting to sew. 2. Sew slowly and guide the layers. Tip: Try...
  • Singer 9970 | Instruction Manual - Page 48
    ... the edge throughout the project. The edge guide and red lines provide guidelines for various seam allowances. 1. Thread the machine with all-purpose sewing thread on the top and in the bobbin. 2. Snap on the Seam Guide Foot. 3. Place fabric right sides ...
  • Singer 9970 | Instruction Manual - Page 49
    ...Satin Foot (A, B) Note: A twin needle is not provided with this machine. Contact your authorized SINGER dealer to purchase. CAUTION: To prevent accidents. a. Use only needle designed for this machine (SINGER Style 2025). Other needles may break. b. The needle ...
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    DECORATIVE & LETTER STITCH SEWING You can combine decorative & letter stitches into a ... the cursor buttons. (See next page) NOTE: Machine can memorize a maximum of 60 patterns. You ... the tack stitch by pressing the tack button. This is used for sewing a single combination of patterns. (See next page ...
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    .... You can check patterns by shifting cursor to the left. D. INSERTING PATTERN 1. Machine will insert a pattern to the left of the highlighted letter or pattern. 2. ... will shift to next pattern. a. When the cursor is at furthest right side, machine will delete just before pattern. 3. If you want to ...
  • Singer 9970 | Instruction Manual - Page 52
    ... each function button, you can change setting as below a-d. 4. After you have completed the editing, press the return button (F1) or edit "E" button. Machine will return to selecting mode. Note: Letter stitches cannot change settings. (except for thread tension) a. Mirror / Reverse stitch Press the ...
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    c. Setting the stitch width and length Machine will pre-set the stitch width and ... of the cursor. By pressing the return button (F1), machine will return to editing mode. By pressing the edit "E"..., press the decorative & letter stitch button. Machine will recall the selected patterns. (Thread tension ...
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    ... the presser foot and start sewing. Machine will indicate the sewing pattern on the top left... again. b. When you stopped sewing at the middle of selected patterns, and If you have... will change to " ", In this time, when you start sewing again, machine will sew from the beginning of interrupted pattern...
  • Singer 9970 | Instruction Manual - Page 55
    ... ADJUSTING THE BALANCE OF THE STITCHES Depending on the type of fabric you sew, it may be necessary to adjust the balance of the stitches. The adjustment is ... stitch is distorted. Turn screw which is located bottom of the machine in either direction as may be required. DECORATIVE STITCH PATTERN 1. ...
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    ...An LED lamp is used to illuminate the stitching area. It does not require replacement. In the unlikely event it does not light, call your authorized SINGER retailer for service. * There is no need to lubricate this machine. 56
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    HELPFUL HINTS PROBLEM CAUSE Machine not properly threaded. Thread entwined around bobbin.... needle. Incorrect size of needle. (on stretch fabric) Machine not properly threaded. Bobbin threaded incorrectly... size needle and thread. Needle breaks Machine runs with difficulty Dirt or lint accumulated in...
  • Singer 9970 | Instruction Manual - Page 58
    ...on LCD 1. Winding the bobbin. 1 2. Lower the buttonhole lever. 2 3. After sewing buttonhole, raise the presser foot lifter and set the ...4. Release the foot controller pedal. 3 4 5. Lower the presser foot. 5 6. Machine memory is full. 6 7. Select a pattern. 7 8. Release the reverse button....
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