SEWING THE STITCHES
Select a buttonhole stitch, and attach
buttonhole foot "A".
Mark the position and length of the
buttonhole on the fabric.
a Marks on fabric
b Buttonhole sewing
• The maximum buttonhole length is about
28 mm (approx. 1-1/16 inches) (diameter +
thickness of the button).
Pull out the button holder plate on the
presser foot, and insert the button that will
be put through the buttonhole. Then tighten
the button holder plate around the button.
a Button holder plate
• The size of the buttonhole is determined by
the size of the button in the button holder
Align the presser foot with the mark on the
fabric, and lower the presser foot.
a Mark on the fabric
b Marks on the presser foot
• Pass the thread underneath the presser
• Slide the outside frame of the buttonhole
foot backward as far as possible as shown
in the illustration, making sure that there is
no gap behind the part of the foot marked
"A". If the buttonhole foot is not slid back as
far as possible, the buttonhole will not be
sewn at the correct size.
Lower the buttonhole lever so that it is
positioned behind the metal bracket on the
a Buttonhole lever
a Metal bracket
Gently hold the end of the upper thread,
and then start sewing.
Feed the fabric carefully by hand while the
buttonhole is sewn.
→ Once sewing is completed, the machine
automatically sews reinforcement stitches, and then