Oiling sewing machines for beginners can be a complicated task. One should know which part to oil and which part to ignore.
As you work on your machine it leaves some lint (small pieces of threads). Lint can ruin your machine if it is gathered in large numbers.
Now, the question is why you should oil the sewing machine.
Now, another question is raised, are industrial sewing machine different from the regular sewing machine, do they need to be oiled or not?
How often you need to oil your sewing machine?
As I have said many times oiling ‘regularly’ is important but how frequent that ‘regular’ is? this completely depends on how ‘regular’ you use it.
Hypothetically, if you use it every day then you need to oil it three times a week. If you use it once a month or you use it in 15 days then you should oil it twice a month or thrice.
How to oil a sewing machine
The first thing you need to do is grab the tools, such as your oil (any sewing machine oil) and a brush to remove the fabric lint.
Clean the Sewing Machine
Start by cleaning the lint from your sewing machine, from the surface to the top of the machine.
Needle threader of the machine tends to gather a lot of lint when you sew or quilt.
Oil the parts
Take away all the extra oil
Only apply sewing machine oil, you should never apply the three in one or any other type of oil in your sewing machine as it can badly damage the parts of the machine. Each brand refers to a particular type of oil for their machine.
Overall this article tells you to do only three steps for a healthy long-lasting sewing machine that will improve the quality of your machine. First is Clean, Second is Oil the parts and Third is remove the excess.
Worried About Lubricate Use! Check Out: Lubricating Procedure and Using Wrong Lubricants Can Damage Your Sewing Machine.