Drawing up the Lower Thread
Leave about 15 cm (6") of upper thread in front of
7 It is delimited by the frame around the figure 5
the needle and hold it with your index finger
and makes it possible to do most sewing jobs
against the edge of the needle plate.
without changing the tension.
2 Turn the flywheel one full turn (towards you), by
if, however, an adjustment is required:
Turn the tension wheel to between 5 and 9 to
3 This makes the thread take-up lever descend and
increase the tension.
return to Its highest position and will draw up the
Turn the tension wheel to between 5 and 1 to
reduce the tension.
4 Free the loop of thread by hand.
For more detailed information and advice on tension
settings - see page 41.
5 Check to make sure that the thread
crosses the hook and the bobbin correctly.
Close the rotary hook cover.
6 Leave about
cm (6") of each thread to the
side, passing them under the presser foot.
You are now ready to start sewing.