1. Installing the Bobbin
When the machine is purchased, only the bobbin
case is installed in the hook. Insert a bobbin
wound with bobbin thread for embroidering. For
precautions concerning the bobbin, refer to
• The machine does not indicate how much
bobbin thread is remaining. Before starting
to embroider make sure that there is
enough bobbin thread for the pattern.
• Make sure to clean the bobbin case every
time the bobbin is changed. For details on
cleaning the bobbin case, refer to "Cleaning
the bobbin case" on page 212.
Removing the bobbin case
Open the hook cover.
Pull the hook cover toward you.
Pull the thread picker toward you if it was
not pulled toward the front.
1 Thread Picker
To gain access to the bobbin case easily, pull the
thread picker toward front.
• Thread picker is a device that is used to
hold the thread when beginning to sew or
when trimming the thread.
• The thread picker can only be moved within a
certain range. Do not pull it with extreme
Grab the bobbin case latch, and remove the
■ Oiling the machine
After removing the bobbin case, apply oil to the
machine. The race should be oiled. For details on
oiling the machine, refer to "Oiling the machine"
on page 214.
• Put a drop of oil onto the hook once a day
Installing the bobbin
• This embroidery machine is not equipped
with a bobbin-winder. Use pre-wound (L
• The optional bobbin winder (stand-alone
type) and optional metal bobbins can also
be used. (Refer to page 22, 205.)
Insert the bobbin into the bobbin case.
• Check that the thread winds off the bobbin
clockwise as shown in the illustration. If the
bobbin is installed with the thread winding
off in the opposite direction, the embroidery
will not be sewn correctly.