Merrylock 3000CL or Merrylock 007 or Singer 14T957DC
Merrylock producing by Tsang Yu Industrial co., Ltd, a professional household overlock and cover stitch manufacturer in Taiwan. They also producing sewing equipment for well-known companies such as Singer, Elna, Babylock etc. So don't be suprised if you'll find totaly the same machine with only one difference — brand name.
Samples of some stitches
Merrylock 3000CL has a manual tension system. In the user guide you'll find a table of recommended tension for each stitch or you can use an adviser on the machine's body (in practice adviser is very helpful). Adviser presents settings only for few stitches, not for all.
Table of Stitches
|1||Double Chain Stitch
1-needle, 2-thread straight stitch is used for construction or decorative stitching. Seams also can be sewn at desired distance from edge of fabric by disengaging the right looper and movable knife.
|2||Two-thread Wrapped Edge Overlock (Narrow & Wide)
1-needle, 2-thread stitch is used for seaming lightweight or stretch fabrics. Is is also ideal for rolled and blind hemming. A 4 mm and 6 mm overlock seam width can be obtained by changing the needle position.
|3||Two-thread Overedge (Narrow & Wide)
1-needle, 2-thread stitch is used for overedging common fabrics. It is also ideal for flatlock (butted or lapped) seams and blind hemming. A 4 mm and 6 mm overedge seam width can be obtained by changing the needle position.
|4||Three-thread Overlock (Narrow, Wide & Wide with Decorative Threads)
1-needle, 3-thread stitch is used for overedging and seaming on common fabrics. A 4 mm and 6 mm overlock seam width can be obtained by changing the needle position.
|5||Three-thread Flatlock (Narrow & Wide)
1-needle, 3-thread stitch is used for butted or lapped seams and ornamental stitching with decorative thread. Also, a 4 mm and 6 mm flatlock width can be obtained by changing the needle position.
|6||Three-thread Ultra-Stretch Mock Safety Stitch
2-needle, 3-thread stitch that is ideal for lightweight, extremely stretchy fabrics such as tricot and spandex.
|7||Four-thread Ultra-Stretch Mock Safety Stitch
2-needle, 4-thread stitch that is ideal for medium to heavyweight stretch fabrics such as double knits and swim wear.
|8||Four-thread Safety Stitch
The 4-thread stitch is a safety stitch made up of combined 2-thread overedge and double chainstitch.
|9||Five-thread Safety Stitch - Wide
The 5-thread stitch is a safety stitch made up of combined 3-thread overlock and double chainstitch. A wide seam is formed by using left needle. Overedge and seaming can be done in one operation on non-stretch fabrics.
|10||Five thread Safety Stitch - Narrow
The 5-thread stitch is a safety stitch made up of combined 3-thread overlock and double chainstitch. A narrow seam is formed by using right needle. Overedge and seaming can be done in one operation on non-stretch fabrics.
|11||Cover Stitch - Narrow
2-needle, 3-thread cover stitch is suitable for hemming stretchy fabrics. A narrow seam is formed by using left and middle needles.
|12||Cover Stitch - Wide
2-needle, 3-thread cover stitch is suitable for hemming stretchy fabrics. A wide seam is formed by using left and right needles.
|13||Triple Cover Stitch
3-needle, 4-thread cover stitch is suitable for hemming stretchy fabrics.
|14||Three-thread Rolled Hem
1-needle, 3-thread stitch is used to finish edges of scarves, ruffles, table linens, etc.
Auto Looper Threader
|alternative names||MK3000CL, Merrilock 007, Singer 14T957DC|
|Max Stitch Length||4|
|Feed Dog||4 points|
|Presser Foot Pressure||Adjustable|
|Presser Foot Lifter||Manual|
|Max Lift of the Presser Foot (mm)||6|
|Presser Foot Attachment||Snap-on|
|Maximum Sewing Speed (stitches per minute)||1300 spm|
|Accessory Storage||Accessory Box|
|Machine Dimensions W x H x D (inch)||14.2 x 11.8 x 11.4|
|Included Accessories||Needles, Screwdriver, Lint Brush, Oil, Spool holders, Thread Nets, Tweezers|
|Included Accessory Feet||Standad foot|
|Machine Weight||19.8 lbs|
|Carying case||Dust Cover|
|Number of Threads||2/3/4/5|
|Number of Needles||3|
|Knife Adjustment Knob||Yes|
|Threading system||Looper Threaders|
|Retractable Upper Knife||Yes|
|Link to Manufacturer||merrylock.com|