This hand sewing machine uses battery and it sews neatly. It is easy and convenient in sewing hat tip, autogele, dress edges. etc. No need to worry giving those slightly torn cloth to roadside tailor.Take hold of your hand sewing machine and do the justice. you dont need any training to use it. just insert the battery and u kick off. It uses atwo medium size battery, it also has a nob which allows easy passing of sewing thread through the shuttle. Pass in the thread then you are good to go. It is very easy to install even without a manual cos most of the essential part has been assembled by the manufacturer. All you need to get is a sewing thread and medium sized battery.it has various stitches you select the stitches you want using the knob by the side, there you go.those turn unannounced turned pockets, armwhole if your dresses will be catered for by this mini hand sewing. Those times you ll have an urgent outings and your dress or trousers suddenly tear off, you dont have to worry about it having this time saving and easy to use hand sewing in your house.