Using optional the walking
With the 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 when
Use the screwdriver to attach the walking foot.
■ Attaching the walking foot
Thread the needle manually when using the
walking foot, or only attach the walking foot
after threading the needle using the needle
Remove the presser foot holder.
• For details, refer to "Removing the presser
foot holder" (page 40).
Hook the connecting fork of the walking foot
onto the needle clamp screw.
a Connecting fork
b Needle clamp screw
Lower the presser foot lever, insert the presser
foot holder screw, and then tighten the screw
with the screwdriver.
a Presser foot holder screw
● Be sure to securely tighten the screw with
the screwdriver, otherwise the needle
may touch the presser foot, causing it to
bend or break.
● Before starting to sew, slowly turn the
handwheel toward you (counterclockwise)
and check that the needle does not touch
the presser foot. If the needle hits the
presser foot, the needle may bend or break.
When sewing with the walking foot, sew at a
speed between slow and medium.
■ Removing the walking foot
("Needle Position" button) once or
twice to raise the needle.
a "Needle Position" button
The needle is raised.
Turn off the sewing machine.
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