How do I shorten my sewing machine belt?

What is the length of sewing machine belt?

V Belt for Sewing Machine Motor

Size Length (inches) Length (cm)
M-34 34″ 86.4cm
M-35 35″ 88.9cm
M-36 36″ 91.5cm
M-37 37″ 94.0cm

How tight should a treadle belt be?

It should be just tight enough to turn the hand wheel without slipping. The two ends of the belt fasten with a staple. To tighten the belt, use pliers to unbend one side of the staple, and slide one end of the belt off.

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