NAMES OF MACHINE PARTS AND THEIR FUNCTIONS
Needle and Presser Foot Section
a Presser foot holder
The presser foot is attached onto the presser foot holder.
b Presser foot
The presser foot applies pressure consistently on the fabric as
sewing takes place. Attach the appropriate presser foot for the
c Feed dogs
The feed dogs feed the fabric in the sewing direction.
d Bobbin cover
Open the bobbin cover to set the bobbin.
e Needle clamp screw
Use the needle clamp screw to hold the needle in place.
f Buttonhole lever
The buttonhole lever is used with the one-step buttonhole foot
to create buttonholes.
g Needle bar thread guides
Pass the upper thread through the two needle bar thread
h Needle plate
The needle plate is marked with guides to help sew straight
i Presser foot holder screw
Use the presser foot holder screw to hold the presser foot in
The carriage moves the embroidery frame automatically when
b Release button (located under the embroidery unit)
Press the release button to remove the embroidery unit.
c Feed dog position switch
Use the feed dog position switch to raise and lower the feed
dogs while the embroidery unit is attached.
d Embroidery unit connection
Insert the embroidery unit connection into the connection port
when attaching the embroidery unit.
e Embroidery frame holder
Insert the embroidery frame into the embroidery frame holder to
hold the frame in place.
f Frame-securing lever
Press the frame-securing lever down to secure the embroidery
• After the embroidery frame is set in the frame
holder, be sure the frame-securing lever is
• Be sure that the feed dog position switch on
the embroidery unit is located at right when
• You can also sew utility/decorative stitches
with the embroidery unit attached. Set the
feed dog position switch on the embroidery
unit to the appropriate setting.