Lower the buttonhole lever so that it is
positioned behind the metal bracket on the
a Metal bracket
Gently hold the end of the upper thread and
→ When sewing is completed, the machine will sew
reinforcement stitches and stop automatically.
■ Bar Tacks on Thick Fabrics
Place a piece of folded fabric or cardboard beside
the fabric being sewn to level the buttonhole foot
and allow for easier and even feeding.
a Presser foot
b Thick paper
• If automatic thread cutting is turned on
before you start sewing, both threads are
automatically cut after the reinforcement
stitches are sewn. If the fabric does not feed
(for example, because it is too thick),
increase the stitch length setting.
SEWING THE STITCHES