KNOWING YOUR SEWING MACHINE —————————————————————————————————————————
Set the upper thread and thread the needle.
● Make sure you thread the machine properly. Otherwise, the thread could tangle and break the needle.
Raise the presser foot using the presser foot
a Presser foot lever
Raise the needle by turning the handwheel
toward you (counterclockwise) to raise the
thread take-up lever to its highest position.
• If the needle is not correctly raised, the
sewing machine can not be threaded. Be
sure to turn the handwheel before threading
the sewing machine.
a Spool pin
b Thread guide (rear)
c Thread guide (front)
d Thread take-up lever
Pull up the spool pin as far as possible, and
then put a spool of thread on this pin.
● If the spool of thread is in the wrong place, or
is set incorrectly, the thread may tangle on the
spool pin and cause the needle to break.
Feed the upper thread through both thread
guides: the rear one first, then the front one.
Pull the thread down and around the upper
tension control dial from the right to the left
so the thread picks up the thread check
a Upper tension control dial
b Thread check spring