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Sewing With A Twin Needle - Brother HS-3000 Operation Manual

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KNOWING YOUR SEWING MACHINE —————————————————————————————————————————

Sewing with a twin needle

We have designed your machine so you can sew with this needle and two top threads. You can use the same
color or two different colors of thread for making decorative stitches.
For details on the stitches that can be sewn with the twin needle, refer to "STITCH SETTINGS" (page 35).
CAUTION
● Use only twin needles that have been made for this machine (part code: 131096-121). Other needles
could break, and damage the machine.
● Do not sew with bent needles. The needle could break and injure you.
● You can not use the needle threader to thread the twin needle. Instead, thread the twin needle by hand,
from front to back. Using the needle threader may damage the machine.
● When using the twin needle, be sure to select an appropriate stitch, otherwise the needle may break or
the machine may be damaged.
● Select a stitch width of 5.0 mm (3/16 inch) or less, otherwise the needle may break or the machine may
be damaged.
● After adjusting the stitch width, slowly turn the handwheel toward you (counterclockwise) and check that
the needle does not touch the presser foot. If the needle hits the presser foot, the needle may bend or break.
● When using the twin needle, be sure to attach zigzag foot "J", otherwise the needle may break or the
machine may be damaged.
● When changing the sewing direction, be sure to raise the needle before turning the fabric. If the fabric is
turned while the needle is lowered, the needle may bend or break.
■ Twin needle threading
a
Attach the twin needle.
Attach the twin needle in the same way as a
single needle (page 22).
b
Attach the extra spool pin.
Put the extra spool pin in the hole on the top of
the machine. Put the second spool of thread
onto the extra spool pin.
a First spool
b Second spool
c
Use the thread from the first spool to thread
the machine to the needle bar thread guide.
The path for threading the machine to the
needle bar thread guide is the same as for
normally threading the machine (for a single
needle). See page 18 for more details.
d
Thread the left needle from front to back.
e
Use the thread from the second spool to thread
the machine to the thread take-up lever.
The path for threading the machine to the
thread take-up lever is the same as for normally
threading the machine (for a single needle).
See page 18 for more details.
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f
Thread the right needle from front to back.
Do not pass the thread behind the needle bar
thread guide.
a Left needle thread passes through the needle bar
thread guide.
b Right needle thread passes in front of the needle
bar thread guide.
c Needle bar thread guide
Note
(For models equipped with a needle threader)
● You cannot use the needle threader to
thread the twin needle. Instead, thread the
twin needle by hand, from front to back.
Using the needle threader may damage the
machine.
CAUTION
● When using the twin needle, be sure to attach
zigzag foot "J", otherwise the needle may
break or the machine may be damaged.

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    Please tell me the settings for my sewing machine a Brother HS 3000
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    I have been trying all day to find out the settings for to set machine on (Brother H S 3000) to make button holes on a garment, I missed placed my manual please help.