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How do i clean my 18750 sewing machine?

I have read my manual and i need more info to know how to take good care of my machine.

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Caring for and cleaning a sewing machine is much the same no matter what model/make, I can't actually see a manual for yours but in general terms this is what I do.

Keep it covered and out of direct sunlight when not in use, sunlight is tough on plastic shell cased machines. Also unplug the power lead when not using, just in case of electrical fusion.

Each time you use your machine do the following (I do it when I start a new project, then clean before putting away in the cupboard if I'm not going to be back to it for a while):
wipe external surfaces to remove any thread dye particles, lint or dust. Unplug, then lift presser foot and unscrew the metal cover plate and remove to expose the bobbin case. Remove the bobbin and then lift out the bobbin holder. (With my Janome, this is held in by a magnet and there are two markings that line up to realign the case). Brush out all lint that you can get to or use tweezers to remove, you don't want to blow it further into the machine so never use canned or compressed air. Clean the bobbin holder too. With mine, there is a little wick for lubrication in the middle of the race, add a drop of good quality clear sewing machine oil, then replace the bobbin holder and cover plate.
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Clean the tension discs, to do this raise the presser foot, then "floss" between the tension discs (that dial on the top front) with a piece of clean waste fabric like calico or cotton, to remove any lint or thread dye particals which can build up. I also use a felt circle under my thread spool as it helps with the thread running smoothly off the spool, I'll lift this off and clean underneath and around the back where the spool sits as the dust/dirt builts up here too.

I also throw out the needle after each project is finished, a needle is good for 6-8 sewing hours at most, depending on the material sewn. If you hear squeaking or popping when stitching slowly, your needle is blunt. Also watch for burrs on the needle tip, the needle does all the work so it pays to be fussy and change regularly. And use the correct needle for the project, sharps for wovens, ball points for knits and jerseys, and the right size, ie a 60 or 70 for very fine fabrics like organza and chiffon, 80 for poplins, 90 Jeans for denim, and 110 for very heavy materials like coatings and curtain/upholstery.

And keep magnets away from electronic machines, don't have a magnetic pin cushion on the free arm, not good for them.

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