SEWING THE STITCHES
• With free motion quilting, control the feeding
speed of the fabric to match the sewing speed.
If the fabric is moved faster than the sewing
speed, the needle may break or other damage
• When starting to sew, the internal sensor
detects the thickness of the fabric, and the
quilting foot is raised to the height specified
in the machine settings screen. Press
to display "Free Motion Foot
Height" on 2/8 of the settings screen (see
page 35). Press
height that the quilting foot is raised above
the fabric. Increase the setting by pressing
, for example, when sewing very soft
fabric, so that it is easier to sew.
• In order to sew with a balanced tension, it
may be necessary to adjust the upper thread
tension (see page 79). Test with a sample
piece of quilting fabric.
to set the machine to free motion
→ The key appears as
to the necessary height, then the feed dogs are
lowered for free motion sewing.
to select the
, the quilting foot is raised
Follow the steps on page 65 "Removing the
Presser Foot" to remove the presser foot.
Remove the presser foot holder (see page
66) and the screw.
Position the free motion echo quilting foot
"E" on the left side of the presser bar with
the holes in the quilting foot and presser bar
Tighten the screw with the included
• Be sure to securely tighten the screws with the
included screwdriver. Otherwise, the needle
may touch the quilting foot, causing it to bend