Thread Tension Dial
z Correct tension
For an ideal zigzag stitch, the bobbin thread does
not show on the right side (top side) of the fabric,
and the needle thread shows slightly on the wrong
side (bottomside) of the fabric.
q Needle thread (Top thread)
w Bobbin thread (Bottom thread)
e Right side (Top side) of fabric
r Wrong side (Bottom side) of fabric
t Thread tension dial
y Setting mark
x Needle thread tension is too tight
c Needle thread tension is too loose
Stitch Selector Dial
Turn the stitch selector dial to the desired stitch at
the setting mark.
q Setting mark
The thread tension is adjusted depending on
the sewing materials, layers of fabric and
When the bobbin thread (bottom thread) will
appear on the right side (top side) of the fabric,
Loosen the needle thread tension by moving
the dial to a lower number.
When the needle thread (top thread) will
appear on the wrong side (bottom side) of the
fabric, tighten the needle thread tension by
moving the dial to a higher number.