q Stitch pattern:
w Thread tension dial: 1 to 4
e Presser foot:
The size of a buttonhole is automatically set by placing a
button in the rear of automatic buttonhole foot R.
The button holder of the foot takes a button size of 1 cm
(3/8˝) to 2.5 cm (1˝) in diameter.
When selecting the buttonholes, the LCD display advise
you to lower the buttonhole lever.
It is sometimes necessary to change buttonhole size
to match certain heavy or specific fabrics and threads.
Make a test buttonhole on an extra piece of the fabric
to check your settings.
The preset width of the buttonhole is suited for
Apply an interfacing to stretch or fine fabrics.
z Pull the button holder to the back, and place the
button in it. Push it together tightly on the button.
q Button holder
If the button is extremely thick, make a test buttonhole
on an extra piece of the fabric.
If it is difficult to fit the button through the test
buttonhole, you can lengthen the buttonhole by pulling
the button holder back a little. The length of the
buttonhole will be increased.
w Extra gap
x Press the needle up/down button to raise the needle.
Attach the automatic buttonhole foot R snapping the
pin into the groove of the foot holder.
You may lift the presser foot lifter to the extra lifted
position when placing the automatic buttonhole foot
under the foot holder.
Raise the presser foot.
c Draw the needle thread to the left through the hole of
foot. Mark the buttonhole position on the fabric and
place it under the buttonhole foot. Lower the needle at
the starting point by turning the handwheel.
t Starting point
Automatic buttonhole foot R