Press "+" or "–" side of
key) to adjust the stitch width.
a Stitch width key
b Stitch width
● When the stitch length or stitch width is
changed from the default setting,
disappears from the LCD. When
the stitch length or stitch width is reset back
to the default setting,
in the LCD.
● If the stitch width of the selected stitch
cannot be adjusted, "--" appears to the
in the LCD.
● After adjusting the stitch width, slowly turn
the handwheel toward you and check that the
needle does not touch the presser foot. If the
needle hits the presser foot, the needle may
bend or break.
● If the stitches become bunched together,
increase the stitch length. Continuing to sew
with the stitches bunched together may result
in the needle bending or breaking.
Positioning the fabric
Be sure that the fabric pieces are sewn in the correct
order and that the right and wrong sides of the fabric
are aligned correctly.
Turn on the sewing machine.
The straight stitch (left needle position) is
(needle position button) once or
twice to raise the needle.
a Needle position button
Place the fabric under the presser foot.
• If the seam allowance is positioned on the
right side, sewing in a straight line is easier
and the extra fabric does not get in the way.