Stitch width knob
The width of the zigzag stitch is regulated by
operating the stitch width knob. The numbers above
the knob represent the stitch width in millimeters
(mm). The larger numbers set a wider stitch width.
When the knob is set at 0, a straight stitch is sewn.
a Stitch width knob
● Do not move the knob while the needle is
in the fabric.
● When using the twin needle, the knob
should always be set below 3.
Stitch length knob
The stitch length is regulated by turning this knob.
The numbers above the knob represent the stitch
length in millimeters (mm).
The larger numbers set a longer stitch length.
When the knob is set to 0, the fabric is not fed. This
setting is used for sewing on a button.
The F area is used for making a Satin Stitch (a close
zigzag stitch), which can be used in making
buttonholes and decorative stitches. The position
needed for making the Satin Stitch may need to be
adjusted according to the fabric and thread being
used. To determine the correct knob position, first
test the length settings on a fabric scrap.
a Stitch length knob
Needle position selector
By shifting this lever to L (left), M (middle) or R
(right), you can sew straight and zigzag stitches on
When you sew close to the edge of the fabric, select
L or R so the fabric is fed more easily.
This selector should be set at M (middle) for almost
all stitches, but set it to other positions for the
1. Buttonhole sewing (see "Buttonhole sewing" on
2. Button sewing (see "Button sewing" on page 31.)
3. Satin stitches (see "Satin stitches" on page 36.)
● Do not move the selector while the needle
is in the fabric.
● Always set the selector to M when using the