CHANGING THE NEEDLE
Carefully pull the end of the thread that was passed
through the eye of the needle.
If a loop was formed in the thread passed through
the eye of the needle, carefully pull on the loop of
thread through to the back of the needle.
Raise the presser foot lever and pull out about 10 cm (4
inches) of the thread, and then pass it under the presser
foot toward the rear of the machine.
1 About 10 cm (4 inches)
• If the needle could not be threaded or the thread
was not passed through the needle bar thread
guides, perform the procedure again starting from
Then, pass the thread through the eye of the
needle after step
■ Using the Vertical Spool Pin
Use the vertical spool pin when using an irregularly
shaped thread spool, and when embroidering with
Insert the vertical spool pin onto the bobbin winder
Install the spool felt and the thread spool in that order,
and then thread the upper thread.
• When setting the thread spool, set it so that the
thread winds off from the front of the spool.
• This method keeps the thread from twisting as it
comes off the spool pin.
1 Bobbin winder shaft
2 Vertical spool pin
1 Spool felt
2 Thread spool
CHANGING THE NEEDLE
• Always press
keys and buttons before changing the needle.
is not pressed and the "Start/Stop"
button or another operation button is pressed
accidentally, the machine will start and injury
• Use only home sewing machine needles. Other
needles may bend or break and may cause
• Never use a bent needle. A bent needle will
easily break and may cause injury.
■ Thread and Needle Number
The lower the thread number is, the heavier the thread;
the higher the needle number, the larger the needle.
■ Embroidery Needles
Use a ball point needle 75/11.
• To check the needle correctly, place the flat side of
the needle on a flat surface. Check the needle from
the top and the sides. Throw away any bent
1 Parallel space
2 Flat surface (bobbin cover, glass, etc.)
(Needle position button) to raise the needle.
to lock all keys and buttons.
If the message [OK to automatically lower the
presser foot?] appears on the LCD screen, press
• Before replacing the needle, cover the hole in the
needle plate with fabric or paper to prevent the
needle from falling into the machine.
Remove the presser foot. (page 107)
on the screen to lock all