Using the Knee Lifter
Using the knee lifter, you can raise and lower the
presser foot with your knee, leaving both hands
free to handle the fabric.
Change the operating position of the knee
lifter handle before inserting into the
Slide up the knee lifter handle slightly and
rotate it while releasing pressure so handle
will click into position.
The knee lifter can be adjusted to three different
a Knee lifter handle
→ Rotate knee lifter handle till it clicks into the
selected position that is most comfortable for you.
Align the tabs on the knee lifter with the
notches in the knee lifter slot on the front of
the machine. Insert the knee lifter bar as far
• Only change position of the knee lifter handle
when knee lifter is not on the machine,
otherwise the knee lifter may damage the
mounting slot on front of the machine.
• If the knee lifter bar is not pushed into the
mounting slot as far as possible, it may
come out during use.
Use your knee to move the knee lifter bar to
the right in order to raise the presser foot.
Release the knee lifter to lower the presser
• Be sure to keep your knee away from the knee
lifter during sewing. If the knee lifter is pushed
during machine operation, the needle may
break or the thread tension may loosen.
• When the presser foot is in the up position,
move the knee lifter to the far right and then
release to return the presser foot to the