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How Do I Adjust the Finger Bar/Black Bar on My Embroidery Machine?


The finger bar on an embroidery machine is a component that assists in controlling the movement of the fabric during embroidery. It's usually located near the needle and presser foot area. The finger bar holds the fabric down and helps guide it as the machine stitches out the embroidery design.

Its primary functions include:

  1. Stabilizing the Fabric: The finger bar prevents the fabric from lifting or puckering during the embroidery process. This is crucial for achieving precise and accurate embroidery stitches.

  2. Assisting with Fabric Movement: As the needle goes up and down, the finger bar ensures that the fabric moves smoothly and consistently, allowing the machine to create intricate and detailed designs.

  3. Maintaining Tension: By holding the fabric in place, the finger bar helps maintain proper tension. This is essential for producing high-quality embroidery with even and well-defined stitches.

Please find video instructions below on adjusting your Finger Bar / Black Bar:

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