Raising and Lowering the Presser Foot
The presser foot lifter raises and lowers the presser
You can raise the foot about 1/4" (0.6 cm) higher than
the normal up position for easy removal of the presser
foot, or to help you place heavy fabric under the foot.
Normal up position
Extra up position
Changing the Presser Foot
Raise the needle to its highest position by turning the
handwheel counterclockwise. Raise the presser foot,
and press the lever on the back of the foot holder.
Turn OFF the power switch before changing the foot.
Always use the proper foot for the selected pattern.
The wrong foot can cause the needle to break.
Do not push the lever down to prevent it from being
Place the desired presser foot, so that the pin on the foot
lies just under the groove on the foot holder. Lower the
presser foot lifter to lock the foot in place.
Removing and Attaching the Shank
Turn OFF the power switch before detaching or
attaching the shank.
Remove the setscrew by turning it counterclockwise
with a screwdriver and remove the shank.
Match the hole in the shank with the threaded hole
In the presser bar. Fit the setscrew into the hole. Tighten
the screw by turning it clockwise with a screwdriver.