When you select a stitch, your machine automatically selects the appropriate stitch width, stitch length,
and upper thread tension. However, if needed, you can change any of the individual settings.
• Settings for some stitches cannot be changed (refer to the "STITCH SETTING CHART" at the end of
• If you turn off the machine or select another stitch without saving stitch setting changes ("Saving Your
Stitch Settings" on page 92), the stitch settings will return to their default settings.
Setting the Stitch Width
Follow the steps below when you want to change
the zigzag stitch pattern width.
• For an alternate method of changing the
stitch width using the speed controller, see
to narrow the zigzag stitch pattern
→ The value in the display gets smaller.
to widen the zigzag stitch pattern width.
→ The value in the display gets bigger.
to return the stitch width to the
• After adjusting the stitch width, slowly rotate
the handwheel toward you (counterclock-
wise) and check that the needle does not
touch the presser foot. If the needle hits the
presser foot, the needle may bend or break.