Different types of sewing machine have different type of usage and disadvantages. Single machine will not be able to fulfill your all need at a time, because they have distinct futures in according to their usage. Even stitching by own hand has its own advantages which will differ from others. Let’s look some of the disadvantages of diverse sewing machine.
Mechanical Sewing Machine
Though the mechanical sewing machines are found in relatively low price and it’s easy to maintain, it has some disadvantages also. It has very limited number of switches, so if you preferred automated machine then the mechanical machine will disappoint you.
It has fewer buttonhole options and that’s why it will hurts if you like making clothes. In this type of machine, you will you have to adjust the tension and all related background work manually before start sewing. It’s a tedious job for those who like automatic touch button. So the beginner may feel low.
Electronic Sewing Machines
Normally electric sewing machines have more features and usefulness than mechanical machine. You may find the great advantages as it automatically adjust tension and cut the thread according to your particular plan. Since it operated by program, if any malfunction happen it will ruin your art before you can figure out the defect.
Sewing in computerized machine will give you benefit by storing your previous working pattern in its memory. And even users can run the downloaded program from internet. Though it has diverse usefulness, it has some disadvantages.
First: it can be over complicated. Since it has so many features, it can make complexity especially if you are a beginner. Even you don’t need some of features though you have paid for that. So it will not beneficial in such case. These are quite expensive.
The machine has lots of dials and it will take time to learn. Though it’s an asset in producing beautiful arts, they not tend to last for long days. They will require regular servicing after few months of use.
How you can cover-up the faultiness
If you do not go for servicing after few months, sewing machine will not behave rationally. To regular maintenance is very important. At the same time accumulation of dust and lint or thread cause few problems in the working condition.
To keep running smoothly, you need to clean the dust. You also can use compressed air machine to blow the loose particles from the machine.
Oiling the machine regularly is another important maintenance task. You need to clean the machine regularly and use appropriate lubricant. Remove dust before oiling. It will guard your machine from regular damage.
Before start working it’s better to make yourself familiarize with all the parts of the machine and it will reduce the complexity and frustration.
Always use quality material to use electric power supply and while you are unplugging the cord, try to pull it gently after grabbing the plug out of socket.
Despite of the disadvantages, you can take some measurements to continue smooth working.
Read Also: 7 Safety Tips Before Using a Sewing Machine.