KNOWING YOUR SEWING MACHINE
• If the spool or the spool cap is not positioned
correctly, the thread may become tangled
around the spool pin or the machine may be
• Three spool cap sizes are available. Choose a
spool cap that best fits the size of spool being
used. If the spool cap is too small for the spool,
the thread may catch on the slit in the spool or
the machine may be damaged.
• When sewing with fine, cross-wound
thread, use the small spool cap, and leave a
small space between the cap and the spool.
Pass the thread as illustrated bellow.
1 Thread guide
2 Thread guide cover
1 Spool cap
2 Spool (cross-
3 Bobbin-winding thread guide
Make sure that the thread passes under the
5 Pre-tension disk
6 Pull it in as far as possible.
• Make sure that the thread is pulled as far as
possible into the pre-tension disk, otherwise
the bobbin may not be wound cleanly.
Put the bobbin onto the bobbin winder shaft and
slide the bobbin winder shaft to the right. Turn
the bobbin clockwise, by hand, until the spring
on the shaft slides into the notch in the bobbin.
• Make sure to pull out 7 to 10 cm (2-3/4 to
3-15/16 inches) of thread.
• Pull the thread taut and hold the end of the
thread straight up. If the thread is too short,
not pulled taut or held at an angle, injuries
may occur when the thread is wound around
Turn on the sewing machine.
While holding the end of the thread, gently
press the foot controller or press
stop button) (for models equipped with
the start/stop button) to wind the thread
around the bobbin a few times. Then stop the
machine and trim the excess thread.
1 Spring on the shaft
3 7 – 10 cm
(3 – 4 inches)