Signature Baby Lock Technology

Thread the entire machine in less than a minute. A blast of air threads the loopers and needles in a flash. No more tangled threads!
ATD automatically adjusts tensions as you go from one fabric to another, giving you balanced stitches. And, you can thread in any order!
Insert thread into each of the threading ports, press the button and a jet of air shoots the threads through all loopers. How easy is that?
Simply insert the thread and a jet of air shoots it through the looper with the press of a lever. Repeat for each remaining looper. How easy is that?
An automatic and intricate decorative stitch limited only by your imagination. Also suitable for rolled hems.

Other Key Technology

Fabric Support System

The dial adjustable stitch width adjusts the lower knife from 3.5 – 7.5 mm from the blade to the left overlocking needle. The advantage of this system is the width of the stitch is adjustable on any overlock stitch to accommodate different weights of fabric. With a Baby Lock the position of the stitch finger moves with the position of the cutting blade. This prevents the stitches from rolling the edge of the fabric on a wider stitch width and from looping over the fabric edge on a narrower stitch width.

Tubular Loopers

Baby Lock models have enclosed tubes for the looper threading paths. Threads aren't exposed so there's nothing left to tangle. As well as this, threads can be left where they lie, not tucked under the foot.

Vertical Needle Penetration

Baby Lock are the only overlockers with completely vertical needle positioning, rather than the traditional slanted needle position. This vertical orientation increases the penetrating power. This allows for overlocking on heavy fabrics, minimising needle deflection and will not push or damage delicate fabrics.

Looper Drive System

This new pivot system allows the motion of the loopers to be driven more directly from the main shaft. This creates a smoother sewing motion with less vibration. It also allows the machine to stitch smoother and at greater speeds than ever before.

Full Featured Single Unit Differential Feed

The Baby Lock differential feed is a superior system for gathering. While most overlockers use large numbers of working parts to control this differential feed function, Baby Lock overlockers feature a single-unit design. Both feed dogs are controlled directly from the main drive shaft allowing for more consistency in feeding various fabrics.

Advanced Knife Driving System & One-way Clutch System

The limitations on how heavy a fabric an overlocker can cut is most often not determined by how strong the motor is, but by the strength of the knife system. Even the heaviest fabrics simply cannot spread the Baby Lock’s lower-mounted, rigid knife system apart. The larger bite allows for easy cutting on thick, bulky fabrics as well.

Chain Off for Cover Stitch

The Baby Lock Evolution & Evolve are the first domestic overlockers in the world that are actually made to “chain off” the cover stitch or chain stitch. Today all the Baby Lock Overlocker/Coverstitch combination models are designed to chain off including the Coverstitch only machine. This means there is no need to stop on the fabric to retain cover stitch formation. Finally, chain stitching is just as convenient as overlocking.

Dial Adjustable Stitch Length & Automatic Rolled Hem

A convenient dial controls the stitch length for any stitch. You can even dial a longer or shorter stitch without stopping the machine. This feature makes it easy to customize the stitch dimensions to any fabric or thread. Baby Lock overlockers convert to a rolled hem setting simply by turning the stitch length dial which automatically moves the stitch finger. This easy, instant conversion eliminates the need to change presser foot or needle plate and also eliminates any risk of damaging the stitch finger by removing it manually.

Needle Threading System

The Baby Lock Enlighten is equipped with a two-step needle threading system for quick and easy threading. Push the button/lever down to lock the needle threader in place, position the thread in the mechanism and then simply push the lever again to thread the needle.

Chain & Cover Tension

Unlike other cover or chain stitch machines, the Baby Lock Overlocker/Coverstitch combination Machines have only one dial for all three chain/coverstitch needle tensions. This balances all three threads with one adjustment – saving time and hassles.

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