Ready to Sew Window
The ready to sew window shows embroidery function
keys and information on the selected pattern.
Stitch back/forward keys
Press the "–" key to move the hoop back to a previous
Press the "+" key to move the hoop ahead.
The hoop will move one stitch each time the key is
pressed. Hold down the key to travel faster and jump 10
or 100 stitches at a time.
You can use these keys to move the embroidery hoop to
where the thread has broken or run out.
q Stitch back key
w Stitch forward key
Editing mode key
Press this key to enter the editing mode (refer to page
e Editing mode key
The function keys are displayed on the right side of the
visual touch screen.
Press the arrow key to view the other function keys.
r Arrow keys
• Color list key
Press this key to view a list of thread colors employed in
the selected design.
t Color list key
• Trace key
You can check the size of the embroidery area by tracing
the pattern outline without stitching or with basting
stitches (refer to page 102).
Press the trace key and the trace option window will
y Trace key
Press this key to switch the jog keys to the stitch back/
forward keys or vice versa.
Adjust the hoop position with the jog keys so that the
needle position comes right above the center of the
reference lines on the fabric.
To use the jog keys after sewing has started, stop the
machine and return the stitch counter to zero by pressing
the stitch back key and/or page keys.
u Jog/stitch key
i Jog keys