■ If thick seams are being sewn and the fabric does
not feed at the beginning of stitching
Zigzag foot "J" is equipped with a feature that
keeps the presser foot level.
a Sewing direction
When you encounter a seam that is too thick
to feed under the foot, raise the presser foot
Press the black button on the left side of the
foot. Keep the button held in and lower the
a Black button
Release the button. The foot will lock in place
level with the seam, allowing the fabric to
• Once the trouble spot has been passed, the
foot will return to its normal position.
● If fabric more than 6 mm (15/64 inch) thick is
sewn or if the fabric is pushed with too much
force, the needle may bend or break.
Sewing thin fabrics
When sewing thin fabrics, the stitching may become
misaligned or the fabric may not feed correctly. If
this occurs, place thin paper or stabilizer material
under the fabric and sew it together with the fabric.
When you have finished sewing, tear off any excess
a Stabilizer material or paper
Sewing stretch fabrics
First, baste the pieces of fabric together, and then
sew without stretching the fabric.
Using a free-arm style
Free-arm sewing is convenient for sewing tubular
and hard-to-reach areas. To change your machine to
the free-arm style, lift out the flat bed attachment.
Slide the flat bed attachment to the left to
a Flat bed attachment