Raising and Lowering the Presser Foot
The presser foot lifter raises and lowers the presser foot.
q Presser foot lifter
You can raise the presser foot higher than the normal up
position. This allows for changing the needle plate, and
also helps you to place thick layers of fabrics under the
w Extra lifted position
The knee lifter is extremely helpful when sewing
patchwork, quilting etc., since it allows you to handle the
fabric while your knee controls the presser foot.
Attaching the knee lifter
Match the ribs on the knee lifter with the notches in the
knee lifter socket and insert the knee lifter.
Adjusting the knee lifter
The angle of knee lifter can be adjusted to fit your knee.
Loosen the setscrew and slide the angle bar in or out to
adjust the angle of the knee lifter.
Tighten the setscrew to secure the angle bar.
Using the knee lifter
Push the knee lifter with your knee to move the presser
foot up and down.
You can control how high the foot rises by the amount of
knee pressure you exert.
Do not touch the knee lifter while stitching, otherwise the
fabric will not be fed smoothly.
q Knee lifter
w Knee lifter socket
y Angle bar