(needle position button) once or
twice to raise the needle.
a Needle position button
• If the needle is not correctly raised, the
sewing machine cannot be threaded. Check
that the mark on the handwheel points up as
shown in the illustration below. If the
handwheel is not in this position, be sure to
press the needle position button to raise the
needle before continuing the procedure.
a Mark on handwheel
Swing up the spool pin, and then remove the
a Spool pin
b Spool cap
Fully insert the spool for the upper thread
onto the spool pin
Slide the spool onto the pin so that the spool is
horizontal and the thread unwinds to the front
at the bottom.
● If the spool is not positioned so that the
thread unwinds correctly, the thread may
become tangled around the spool pin and the
thread or needle may break.
● If the spool cap that is used is smaller than the
spool, the thread may catch, for example, on
the notch in the spool, or the needle may