The sewing machine is the mechanical means of stitching fabrics, cards and other materials with the help of thread. It is the most important element in the garments industry. It minimizes laborious task.
Types of Sewing Machine
Classification of sewing machines is done based on their functionality and features. Generally, followings are the five major types of sewing machine available in the industry.
- Mechanical Sewing Machine
- Embroidery Sewing Machine
- Automated (Computerized) Sewing Machine
- Electronic Sewing Machine
- Overlock Sewing Machine
Brief descriptions of these sewing machine types are given below.
Mechanical Sewing Machine
Mechanical Sewing Machine is the type of sewing machine in which users have to operate all the basic settings manually.