How does a transverse shuttle sewing machine work?
The shuttle moves from side to side in a straight line behind the needle. … The needle is threaded from front to back, whereas on a VS machine it is threaded from left to right. Different, but the same principle – in both cases you take the thread through the needle towards the shuttle.
What is a transverse shuttle sewing machine?
Transverse shuttles carry the bobbin in a boat-shaped shuttle, and reciprocate the shuttle along a straight horizontal shaft. The design was popularized in Singer’s ‘New Family’ machine. The design became obsolete once the other bobbin driver designs were developed.