Adjust the "Presser Foot Pressure" by pressing
Automatic Fabric Sensor System (Automatic
presser foot pressure)
The thickness of the fabric is automatically detected and the
presser foot pressure is automatically adjusted with an internal
sensor while sewing, to insure that your fabric is fed smoothly.
The fabric sensor system works continuously while sewing.
This function is useful for sewing over thick seams or quilting.
For details, refer to the "Sewing" section.
to display the settings screen.
Display page 3.
Set "Automatic Fabric Sensor System" to "ON".
to return to the original screen.
If the pivot key is selected, the machine stops with the needle
lowered (in the fabric) and the presser foot is automatically
raised to an appropriate height when the "Start/Stop" button is
pressed. When the "Start/Stop" button is pressed again, the
presser foot is automatically lowered and sewing continues.
This function is useful for stopping the machine to rotate the
• When the pivot key is selected, the machine
will begin stitching when the "Start/Stop"
button is pressed or the foot controller is
pressed down even if the presser foot has been
raised by pressing
button). Be sure to keep your hands and other
items away from the needle, otherwise injuries
• When the pivot key is selected, the height of the
presser foot when sewing is stopped can be
changed according to the type of fabric being
the settings screen. Press
of the three heights (3.2 mm, 5.0 mm or 7.5 mm).
Generally 3.2 mm is the preferred setting.
• The "Needle Position - Up / Down" in the
settings screen, must be set to the down
When "Needle Position - Up / Down" is set in the
cannot be used.
• The pivot function can only be used with stitches
where presser foot J or N is indicated in the
upper-left corner of the screen. If any other stitch
the presser foot is lowered, and then press the
"Start/Stop" button to continue sewing.
• If the pivot key is selected,
"Presser Foot Height" in the settings screen are
not available and the setting cannot be changed.
(Presser foot lifter
to display "Pivoting Height" in
to select one
for the pivot function to be used.
appears as light gray and
appears as light gray and is not
(Presser foot lifter button) to make sure