SEWING BASICS ———————————————————————————————————————————————————
Basic sewing operations are described below.
Before operating the sewing machine, read the following precautions.
● While the machine is in operation, pay special attention to the needle location. In addition, keep your
hands away from all moving parts such as the needle and handwheel, otherwise injuries may occur.
● Do not pull or push the fabric too hard while sewing, otherwise injuries may occur or the needle may
● Never use bent needles. Bent needles can easily break, possibly resulting in injuries.
● Make sure that the needle does not strike basting pins, otherwise the needle may break or bend.
General sewing procedure
Follow the basic procedures below to sew.
Turn on the
Select the stitch.
Attach the presser
Turn on the sewing machine.
For details on turning on the machine, refer to "Power supply" (page 8).
Select the stitch appropriate for the area to be sewn.
For details on selecting a stitch, refer to "Selecting stitching" (page 22).
Attach the presser foot appropriate for the stitch.
For details on replacing the presser foot, refer to "Replacing the presser
foot" (page 19).
Position the fabric, and then start sewing. When sewing is finished, cut the
For details on starting to sew, refer to "Starting to sew" (page 23).