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Using The Knee Lifter; Pivoting - Brother 882-C50 Operational Manual

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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.
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
as possible.
• Only change position of the knee lifter handle
when knee lifter is not on the machine,
otherwise the presser foot will go up, and then
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
down position.


If the pivot setting is selected, the machine stops
with the needle lowered (in the fabric) and the
presser foot is automatically raised to an
appropriate height when the "Start/Stop" button is
pressed. When the "Start/Stop" button is pressed
again, the presser foot is automatically lowered
and sewing continues. This function is useful for
stopping the machine to rotate the fabric.
• When the pivot setting is selected, the
machine starts when the "Start/Stop" button is
pressed or the foot controller is pressed down
even if the presser foot has been raised. Be
sure to keep your hands and other items away
from the needle, otherwise injuries may occur.
Sewing S-15


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