Gently pull the upper thread to bring the
bobbin thread up through the needle plate.
→ A loop of the bobbin thread comes out through the
hole in the needle plate.
Insert tweezers through bobbin thread loop
and pull bobbin thread above the needle
Align the upper thread and bobbin thread,
and then pull out about 10 cm (approx.
4 inches) of the threads and pass them
under the presser foot toward the rear of
Install the needle plate cover and bobbin
cover with tabs.
For details on installing the needle plate cover, refer to
"Cleaning the Race" on page 338.
a Bobbin cover
b Bobbin cover with tabs
• When creating bobbin work, use the bobbin
cover with tabs, otherwise the thread may
become tangled or the needle may break.
PREPARING FOR BOBBIN WORK
• When installing the needle plate cover, do
not allow it to pinch the thread.
Install the flat bed attachment or
• When installing the flat bed attachment or
embroidery unit, do not allow it to pinch the
• When the bobbin thread is replaced with a
new one, be sure to repeat the procedure
, otherwise the lower threading will
not be done correctly.
→ This completes the upper and lower threading.
• If utility stitches are to be used, refer to
"CREATING BOBBIN WORK (SEWING)" on
page 314. If embroidery patterns are to be
used, refer to "CREATING BOBBIN WORK
(EMBROIDERY)" on page 318.