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|1. (WO2018179479) SEWING MACHINE|
|Applicants:||BROTHER KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA
Provided is a sewing machine in which a needle plate can be removed from a bed portion by a simple action. The sewing machine includes the needle plate, the bed portion, a first biasing member (67), a first engaging member (15), a second engaging member (16), and an unlocking mechanism (17). The bed portion supports the needle plate. The first biasing member is provided inside the bed portion and biases the needle plate upward. The first engaging member is provided on the needle plate. The second engaging member is provided inside the bed portion and engages with the first engaging member of the needle plate when depressed downward against a biasing force of the first biasing member to fix the needle plate to a fixed position. The unlocking mechanism unlocks the engagement between the first engaging member and the second engaging member.