Important safety instructions When using an electrical appliance, basic safety should always be followed, including the following: Read all instructions before using this sewing machine. DANGER -To reduce the risk of electric shock: 1. An appliance should never be left unattended when plugged in. 2.
Connecting the machine to the power source Caution: Always make sure that the machine is unplugged from power source and the main switch is on ("O"). when the machine is not in use and before inserting or removing parts. Connecting the machine Before connecting the power supply, make sure that the voltage and frequency shown on the machine is conforming with your electrical power.
Starting sewing Start/stop button The machine will start running when Start/stop button is pressed and will stop when pressed the second time. The machine will rotate slowly at the beginning of the sewing. The speed limiting adjustment lever can control the sewing speed.
Changing the presser foot Attention: Turn power switch to off ("O") when carrying out any of the below operations! Attaching the presser foot holder Raise the presser foot bar (a). Attach the presser foot holder (b) as illustrated. Attaching the presser foot Lower the presser foot holder (b) until the cut-out (c) is directly above the pin (d).
Replacing the needle Attention: Turn power switch to off ("O") when carrying out any of the above operations! Change the needle regularly, especially if it is showing signs of wear and causing problems. Insert the needle following the illustrated instructions. A.
Winding the bobbin Bobbin winding 1. Place the thread and spool holder onto the spool pin. For smaller spools of thread, place spool holder with the small side next to the spool or use the small spool holder. 2. Snap the thread into the thread guide. 3.
Winding the bobbin 6. Hold the thread tail securely in one hand. 7. Press on the foot control or the Start/stop button to start winding the bobbin. 8. After the bobbin has wound a few turns stop the machine and cut the thread near the hole of the bobbin.
Inserting the bobbin Attention: Turn power switch to off ("O") before inserting or removing the bobbin. When inserting or removing the bobbin, the needle must be fully raised. Insert the bobbin in the bobbin case with the thread running in a counterclockwise direction (arrow).
Threading the upper thread Please Note: It is important to carry out the threading correctly as by not doing so several sewing problems could result. Start by raising the needle to its highest point, and also raise the presser foot to release the tension discs. 1.
Threading the upper thread 3. Guide the thread around the thread guide pulling the thread through the pre-tension spring as illustrated. 4. Thread the tension module by passing the thread between the silver discs. 5. Then, down and around the check spring holder. 6.
Using the needle threader Attention: Turn power switch to the off position ("O"). Raise the needle to its highest position and lower the presser foot. Lower the needle threader lever slowly and draw the thread through the thread guide as illustrated and then to the right. The needle threader automatically turns to the threading position and the hook pin passes through the needle eye.
Thread tension - Basic thread tension setting: "4" - To increase the tension, turn the dial to the next number up. To reduce the tension, turn the dial to the next number down. - Proper setting of tension is important to good sewing. - For all decorative sewing you will always obtain a nicer stitch and less fabric puckering when the upper thread appears on the bottom side of your fabric.
Raising up the lower thread 1. Hold the upper thread with the left hand. Turn the handwheel towards you (counterclockwise) lowering, then raising the needle. 2. Gently pull on the upper thread to bring the bobbin thread up through the needle plate hole. The bobbin thread will come up in a loop.
Two-step presser foot lifter The presser foot lifter raises and lowers your presser foot. When sewing several layers or thick fabrics, the presser foot can be raised a second stage for easy positioning of the work. To raise or drop the feed dogs With the sewing table off the machine, the feed dog adjustment lever can be seen on the base in back of the sewing machine.
Buttons of the machine Operation buttons (see page 21/22) 1. Start/stop button Press this button to start or stop the machine. 2. Reverse button Hold down this button to sew either backwards or a reinforcement stitch at a low speed. 3.
Buttons of the machine Memory buttons (see page 23) 6. Memory button Press this button to enter or store the created pattern combination in the memory. 7. Arrow button Press the " " button or " " button until the actual stitch number is displayed. 8.
LCD screen Direct Pattern Mirror Needle up Buttonhole lever Auto-lock Bobbin winding Reverse Needle position Pattern number Stitch width Direct Direct mode Pattern Needle down Mirror Auto-stop Reverse Pattern number Stitch width Number of current unit Patterns Total number of unit Normal mode Memory Suggested presser foot...
Operation buttons Needle up/down position button Auto-lock button Reverse button Start/stop button Start/stop button The machine will start running when Start/stop button is pressed and will stop when pressed the second time. The machine will rotate slowly at the beginning of the sewing.
Operation buttons Auto-lock button When the Direct Patterns 1-4 and Patterns 00-04 selected, the machine will immediately sew 3 locking stitches when the Auto-lock button is pressed, then Patterns automatically stop. The LCD will display the figure " " until the machine is stopped.
Memory buttons Clear button Arrow button Memory button Memory button Press the " " button to enter the memory mode, and store the combinations of characters or decorative stitches. Press the " " button again to leave the memory mode and return Direct mode. Patterns Please Note: The Direct mode patterns and buttonholes cannot be memorized.
Function buttons Stitch width adjustment button Stitch length adjustment button Mirror button Mode selection button Stitch width adjustment button When you select a stitch, the machine will auto- matically set the recommended stitch width, which will be indicated by numbers on the LCD screen. The stitch Patterns width can be regulated by pressing the stitch width adjustment buttons.
Function buttons Stitch length adjustment button When you select a stitch the machine will automatically set the recommended stitch length which will be indicated by numbers on the LCD screen. The Patterns stitch length can be adjusted by pressing the stitch length adjustment buttons.
Function buttons Mirror button (see page 53) The patterns 00-14, 26-99 can be mirror, pressing the " " button will sew a reflection pattern from your selected stitch. The LCD will display the mirror function and the machine will continue to sew the reflected pattern until the mirror function is pressed again to cancel the mirror function.
Selection buttons Direct pattern selection and number buttons Direct pattern selection and number buttons Direct pattern selection Press the buttons to select the utility patterns shown beside the number button when the mode button is set Direct at the Direct mode. Number buttons Press the number buttons for selecting the pattern needed.
Useful skills Sewing corners 1. Stop the sewing machine when you reach a corner. 2. Lower the needle into the fabric manually or by pressing the needle up/ down button once. 3. Raise the presser foot. 4. Use the needle as a pivot and turn the fabric. 5.
Useful skills Installing the extension table * The Extension table accessory is optional. It is not included with this machine. Pull the sewing table and accessory box off by sliding it to the left. (1) Follow the arrow, and stretch the foot of the extension table.
Straight stitches and needle position Changing the needle position These setting apply only to patterns 00-04. The pre-set position is "3.5", center position. When you press the " " stitch width – adjustment button, the needle position will move to the left. When you press the "+"...
Stretch stitch Straight stretch stitch It assures you of a stitch that is strong and flexible and will give with the fabric without breaking. Good for easy to ravel and knit fabrics. It is good for joining durable fabric such as denims.
Overcasting stitches Using the overcasting foot 5.0~7.0 2.0~3.0 Change the presser foot to the overcasting foot (E). Sew the fabric with the fabric edge against the guide of the overcasting foot. Attention: The overcasting foot should be used to sew with patterns 05 and 08 only and do not set the stitch width narrower than "5.0".
Blind hem/ Lingerie stitch Blind hem/lingerie for firm fabrics Blind hem for stretch fabrics 2.5~4.0 1.0~2.0 Please Note: It takes practice to sew blind hems. Always make a sewing test first. Fold the fabric as illustrated with the wrong side uppermost.
Button sewing 2.5~4.5 Change the presser foot to the button sewing foot. Move the drop feed control to " " to lower the feed dogs. Position the work under the foot. Place the button in the desired position, lower the foot. Select zig zag pattern.
Buttonhole stitching 15: For thin or medium fabric 16: For horizontal holes on blouses or shirts 2.5~7.0 0.3~1.0 made from thin or medium fabric 17: For suits or overcoats 18: For horizontal buttonholes on thick fabrics 2.5~5.5 0.3~1.0 19: For thin or medium fabric 20: For jeans or stretch fabric with a coarse 5.5~7.0 0.3~1.0...
Buttonhole stitching Select the buttonhole stitch. Adjust the stitch width and the stitch length to the desired width and density. Position the fabric under the presser foot with the front end of the buttonhole mark aligned with the center line on the buttonhole foot. Starting point Pull the buttonhole lever all the way down and...
Buttonhole stitching * Buttonholes are sewn from the front of the presser foot to the back, as shown. Buttonholes are sewn from the front of the presser foot to the back, as shown. Raise the presser foot and cut thread. To sew over same buttonhole, raise the presser foot (will return to original position).
Buttonhole stitching Making a buttonhole on stretch fabrics When sewing buttonholes on stretch fabric, hook heavy thread or cord under the button- hole foot. Attach the buttonhole foot and hook the gimp thread onto the back of the presser foot. Bring the two gimp thread ends to the front of the foot and insert them into the grooves, then temporarily tie them there.
Eyelet Stitch 22: Select for sewing eyelets on belts , etc 5.0 6.0 7.0 Select pattern 22 to get the eyelet stitch. Attach satin stitch foot (A). Patterns Press the " " or "+" stitch width adjustment to – button select the eyelet size. Size of eyelet.
Darning stitch 3.5~7.0 1.0~2.0 Select pattern 23 to get the darning stitch. Chang the presser foot to the buttonhole foot. Patterns Baste the upper fabric and the under fabric together. Select the needle position. Lower the presser foot over the center of the tear. Pull the button holder to rear.
Darning stitch Position the fabric so that the needle is 2mm (1/16 inch) in front of the area to be darned, and then lower the presser foot lever. Please Note: When lowering the presser foot, do not push in the front of the presser foot, otherwise the darning will not be sewn with the correct size.
Zipper insertion Attention: Zipper foot should be used for sewing width center needle position straight stitch only. It is possible that needle could 1.5~3.0 hit the presser foot and break when sewing other patterns. Inserting a centered zipper - Baste the zipper opening on the garment. - Press open the seam allowance.
Zipper insertion Inserting a side zipper - Baste the zipper opening on the garment. - Fold back to the left seam allowance. Turn under the right seam allowance to form 3mm (1/8 inch) fold. - Attach the zipper foot. Attach the right side of the presser foot pin to the holder when sewing the left side of the zipper.
Narrow hemming * The Hemmer foot accessory is optional. It is not included with this machine. 1.5~3.0 Fold edge of fabric over about 3mm (1/8 inch), then fold it over again 3mm (1/8 inch) for about 5cm (2 inches) along the edge of the fabric. Insert the needle into the fold by rotating the handwheel toward you, and lower the presser foot.
Cording Sew over one strand of cording to create a pretty swirled design on a jacket or vest or sew over three strands of cording for border trims. Pearl cotton, knitting yarn, embroidery floss, lace thread, fine wool or lily yarn can be used for cording. * The Cording foot accessory is optional.
Satin stitch sewing 3.5~7.0 0.5~1.0 Use the satin stitch foot for satin stitching and sewing decorative stitches. This foot has a full indentation on the underside to allowed easy sewing over the thickness of the stitches form by closely spaced zigzag stitches, and even feeding of the fabric.
Quilting 1.0~3.0 * The Quilting foot accessory is optional. It is not included with this machine. Insert the e dge/quilting guide in the presser foot holder as illustrated and set the space as you desire. Sew the first row and move over the fabric to sew successive rows with the guide riding along the previous row of stitching.
Gathering * The Gathering foot accessory is optional. It is not included with this machine. Gathered fabric Remove the presser foot holder and attach the gathering foot, lowering the tension setting to below 2. Place fabric to be gathered under presser foot to the right of the presser foot.
Smocking Use the all purpose foot to sew straight lines 1cm (3/8 inch) apart, across the area to be smocked. Knot the threads along one edge. Pull the bobbin threads and distribute the gathers evenly. Secure the threads at the other end. Reduce the tension, if necessary and sew decorative pattern stitches between the straight seams.
Free motion darning, embroidery and monogramming * The Darning/ Embroidery foot accessory is optional. It is not included with this machine. 3.5~5.0 Move the drop feed control to " " to lower the feed dogs. Remove the presser foot holder, and attach the darning foot to the presser foot holder bar.
Free motion darning, embroidery and monogramming Embroidery Select zigzag stitch pattern and adjust the stitch width as desired. Stitch along the outline of the design by moving the embroidery hoop. Make sure to maintain a constant speed. Fill in the design working from the outline towards the inside.
Fagoting - Separate the folded edges of the fabric pieces with a gap of 4mm (1/8 inch) and baste them onto a piece of thin paper or water-soluble stabilizer sheet. Thin paper Basting - Align the center of the presser foot with the center of the two pieces of fabric and begin sewing.
Mirror Select the pattern. Pressing the mirror button. LCD will display the mirror function and the machine will sew the reflected pattern until you press the mirror button again. Patterns A. Normal pattern sewing. B. Mirror pattern sewing. Please Note: -Pattern 15-25 cannot be mirror imaged.
Twin needle * The twin needle is optional. It is not include with the accessories. 2.0~5.0 Insert the twin needle. Attention: When using twin needles, use the all purpose foot (T) regardless of what kind of sewing foot will be carried out. Use only twin needle assemblies with max.
Walking foot * The walking foot accessory is optional. It is not included with this machine. Always try to sew first without the walking foot accessory which should be used only when necessary. It is easier to guide the fabric and you have a better view of the seam when using the standard, regular foot on your machine.
Memory Combined patterns can be stored for later use. Since stored patterns are not lost after the sewing machine is turned off, they can be recalled at any time. This is convenient for patterns, such as names, that will be used often. Please Note: The machine has a program memory that can retain 30 units of stitches.
Memory Press the " " button to leave the memory mode and return to the Direct mode. Direct Attention: The selected pattern will be cleared from the memory module after closing the machine if you do not press the " "...
Memory Press foot controller. The machine will start to sew from first entered pattern. On the LCD screen, sewing stitch data is indicated. Patterns If you wish to check what is programmed or if you wish to start sewing a few stitches in the memory mode , use the "...
Warning Functions Instruction message display Lowering the buttonhole lever When you select any buttonhole pattern or darning pattern, LCD screen will show the figure " ". It is to Patterns remind you to lower the buttonhole lever. Bobbin winding When the bobbin winder spindle is activated for bobbin winding (in the rightmost position) this figure appears on the LCD screen as a reminder.
Maintenance Attention: Disconnect the power cord from the wall socket before cleaning the screen and sewing machine surface, otherwise injury or electrical shock may result. Cleaning the screen If the front panel is dirty, wipe it gently with a soft, dry cloth. Do not use any organic solvents or detergents.
Maintenance Clean the bobbin holder with a brush. Remove the needle, presser foot and presser foot holder. Remove the bobbin cover plate and bobbin. Remove the screw holding the needle plate and remove the needle plate. Lift up the bobbin case and remove it. Clean the hook race, feed dog and bobbin case with a brush.
Trouble shooting guide Before calling for service, check the following items. If the problem still persists, contact the place of purchase or your nearest authorized dealer. Problem Cause Correction Reference Upper thread 1. The machine is not threaded correctly. 1. Rethread the machine. Page 11 breaks 2.
Trouble shooting guide Problem Cause Correction Reference Seam 1. The needle thread tension is too tight. 1. Lossen the thread tension. Page 14 puckering 2. The needle thread is not threaded correctly. 2. Rethread the machine. Page 11 3. The needle is too heavy for the fabric 3.
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