Patent Number: 6,293,212

Title: Sewing machine with an embroidery stitching function

Abstract: A sewing machine with an embroidery stitching function is disclosed, wherein a needle is vertically reciprocated to form stitches on a work held by an embroidering frame (19) which is moved in X-Y directions by a frame moving device relative to the needle on a working surface (2a) of a working bed (2), the frame moving device being composed of composed of a first mechanism (A) for moving said embroidering frame in the Y direction and a second mechanism (B) for moving the embroidering frame in the X direction, the first mechanism (A) being located on the working surface and connected to the embroidering frame (19) and the second mechanism (B) being housed in the sewing machine, the first mechanism (A) being moved by the second mechanism (B) to one end of the working bed (2) where the first mechanism (A) is rotated to a retreated position at the time of carrying out the ordinary stitching operation.

Inventors: Ebata; Yoshikazu (Tokyo, JP), Takagi; Tsutomu (Tokyo, JP), Shomura; Eiichi (Tokyo, JP)

Assignee: Janome Sewing Machine Co., Ltd

International Classification: D05B 21/00 (20060101); D05B 021/00 (); D05C 009/04 ()

Expiration Date: 09/25/2018