■ Attaching the presser foot holder
Align the presser foot holder with the presser
a Presser bar
b Presser foot holder
Hold up the presser foot holder with your
right hand, and tighten the screw.
With your left hand, turn the screwdriver
● If the presser foot holder is not correctly
installed, the thread tension will be
● Be sure to securely tighten the presser foot
holder screw, otherwise the presser foot
holder may fall off and the needle may strike
it, causing the needle to bend or break.
Using the optional walking
With the optional walking foot, both pieces of fabric
are fed evenly by the feed dogs and the teeth on the
presser foot. This is useful when sewing fabrics that
are hard to feed such as vinyl and leather and when
sewing fabrics that easily slip such as velvets or
Use the screwdriver to attach the walking foot.
■ Attaching the walking foot
Remove the presser foot holder.
• For details, refer to "Removing the presser
foot holder" (page 32).
Hook the connecting fork of the walking foot
onto the needle clamp screw.
a Connecting fork
b Needle clamp screw