Set the supplemental spool pin in the "up"
a Supplemental spool pin
Place the spool of thread on the
supplemental spool pin, so that thread
unrolls from the front. Push the spool cap
onto the spool pin as far as possible to
secure the thread spool.
a Spool cap
b Spool pin
c Thread spool
• If the thread spool and/or spool cap are set
incorrectly, the thread may tangle on the spool
pin and cause the needle to break.
• Use the spool cap (large, medium, or small)
that is closest in size to the thread spool. If a
spool cap smaller than the thread spool is
used, the thread may become caught in the slit
on the end of the spool and cause the needle
• When sewing with fine, cross-wound thread,
use the small spool cap, and leave a small
space between the cap and the thread
a Spool cap (small)
b Thread spool (cross-wound thread)
With your right hand, hold the thread near
the thread spool. With your left hand, hold
the end of the thread, and use both hands to
pass the thread through the thread guide.
a Thread guide
Pass the thread around the pre-tension disk
making sure that the thread is under the
a Pre-tension disk
→ Make sure that the thread passes under the pre-
b Pre-tension disk
c Pull it in as far as possible.
→ Check to make sure thread is securely set between