VARIOUS EMBROIDERING FUNCTIONS
Before embroidering, basting stitches can be sewn
along the outline of the pattern. This is useful for
embroidering fabric that cannot have stabilizer material
affixed with an iron or adhesive. Basting stitches can be
used to attach material that cannot be hooped to
stabilizer, making it possible to be embroidered.
• It is recommended to finish combining and editing
the pattern before selecting the basting setting. If
the pattern is edited after selecting the basting
setting, the basting and pattern may become
misaligned, and the basting under the pattern may
be difficult to remove after embroidering is
pattern to the basting stitching.
• The higher the setting, the farther the basting is
from the pattern.
• The setting remains selected even if the machine is
to return to the embroidering screen.
, and then press
to specify the distance from the
to select the
is pressed, the pattern is moved to the
center. After selecting the basting setting, move the
pattern to the desired position.
Basting is added to the beginning of the
Press the "Start/Stop" button to start embroidering.
When embroidering is finished, remove the basting
Creating an Appliqué Piece
Creating an appliqué piece is convenient for fabrics that
cannot be embroidered or when you wish to attach an
appliqué to a garment.
■ Creating an Appliqué Piece
The following pattern will be used to create an appliqué
• Felt or denim fabrics are recommended to make
the appliqué piece. Depending on the pattern and
fabric used, lighter weight fabrics may cause the
stitching to appear smaller.
• For best results, be sure to use stabilizer material
• When making appliqué pieces, do not use the
optional border embroidery frame. Depending on
the pattern density and fabric used, shrinkage of
the stitching may occur.