IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS When using an electrical appliance, basic safety 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. Always unplug this appliance from the electric outlet immediately after using and before cleaning. 3. Always unplug before re-lamping.
List of contents Details of the Machine .........................................................................................1 Accessories..........................................................................................................2 Installing the snap-in sewing table .......................................................................3 Connecting machine to power source..................................................................4 Changing the bulb..................................
Details of the machine 1 1 .Three Needle position dial 2 2 .Tension dial 3 16 4 17 5 3 .Presser foot pressure adjustment 4 .Thread take-up lever 5 .Face cover 6 18 7 6 .Thread cutting 7 .Presser foot 8 8 .Needle plate 9 9 .Sewing table and accessory box 10.Horizontal spool pin 11.Bobbin winder 10 19 11 20 12 21 13 12.Hole for second spool pin 13.Handwheel 14.Power and light switch 22 15.Main plug socket 16.Stitch width dial 17.Stitch length dial 18.Reverse lever 14 19.
Accessories Standard accessories a Standard accessories c b d a. All purpose foot b. Zipper foot 006806008 006905008 c. Button sewing foot 006914008 d. L-screwdriver e f g e. Seam ripper/ brush f. Oil bottle g. Spool holder h j i h. Pack of needles (3x) k i. Bobbin (3x) j. Seam guide k. Darning plate l l. Second spool pin m m.Spool pin felt Extra accessories (optional) Extra accessories n. Satin stitch foot n o p q o. Overcasting foot p.
Installing the snap-in sewing table Keep the snap-in sewing table horizontal, and push it in the direction of the arrow. Keep the snap-in sewing table horizontal, and push it in the direction of the arrow.
Connecting machine to power source Connect the machine to a power source as illustrated. Attention: Unplug power cord when machine is not in use. Sewing light Press main switch for power and light on. (" l ") Foot control Foot control regulates the sewing speed. Attention: Consult a qualified electrician if in doubt as to connect machine to power source.Unplug power cord when machine is not in use.
Changing the bulb Disconnect the machine from the power supply by removing the plug from the main socket! - Loosen screw as illustrated. - Remove the face cover. - Unscrew the bulb and fit new one. - Replace the cover and tighten screw. Should there be any problem. Ask your local dealer for advice. Inserting the needle Needles must be in perfect condition. Change the needle regularly, especially if it is showing signs of wear and causing problems.
Two-step presser foot lever When sewing several layers or thick fabrics, the presser foot can be raised a second stage for easy positioning of the work. Adjust presser foot pressure The presser foot pressure of the machine has ben pre-set and requires no particular readjustment according to the type of fabric (light-orheavy weight). However, if you need to adjust the presser foot pressure, turn the presser adjusting screw with a coin.
Attaching the presser foot holder Attaching the presser foot holder Raise the presser foot clamp (a). Attach the presser foot holder (b) as illustrated. a Attaching the presser foot Lower the presser foot holder (b) until the cut-out (c) is directly above the pin "d". Raise the lever (e). Lower the presser foot holder (a) and the presser foot (f) will engage automatically. a b e c b d f e Removing the presser foot Raise the presser foot. Raise the lever (e) and the foot disengages.
Winding the bobbin 1 - Place thread and spool holder onto spool pin (1). For smaller spools of thread place spool holder with small side next to spool (2). 2 - Wind thread clockwise around bobbin winder tension discs (3). - Thread bobbin as illustrated and place on spindle (4). 3 4 - Push bobbin to right (5). - Hold thread end (6). Step on foot control pedal (7). - Cut thread (8). Push bobbin to left (9) and remove.
Inserting the bobbin When inserting or removing the bobbin, the needle must be fully raised. - Open the hinged cover. - Hold the bobbin case with one hand. Insert the bobbin so that the thread runs in a clockwise direction (arrow). - Put the thread under the tension spring. - Hold the bobbin case by the hinged latch. - Insert it into the shuttle. Attention: Turn power switch to off ("O").
Threading the upper thread Attention: Turn power switch to off ("O"). Raise the needle bar. Follow completely the numbered sequence in upper threading. Should you skip or fail to properly engage the thread with any of the thread guides, you will not sew properly. (1-5) Continue to draw the thread down and into the needle bar thread guide. Pass the thread through the eye of the needle from front to back. Leave loose about 10 cm (4") of thread.
Thread tension 4 4 6 3 5 2 Lower thread tension To test the bobbin thread tension, remove the bobbin case and bobbin and hold it by suspending it by the thread. Jerk it once or twice. If the tension is correct, the thread will unwind by about an inch or two. If the tension is too tight, it does not unwind at all. If the tension is too loose, it will drop too much. To adjust, turn the small screw on the side of the bobbin case.
Bringing up the lower thread Raise the presser foot. Hold the upper thread loosely with the left hand. Turn the hand wheel forwards until the needle is raised. The hand wheel will turn one complete turn. Pull on the upper thread lightly. Bobbin thread will come up in a loop. Pull both upper and bobbin threads about 10 cm toward the back of presser foot.
Starting to sew Reverse sewing At the end of seam, press down the reverse sewing lever. Sew a few reverse stitches. Release the lever and the machine will sew forwards again. Removing the work Tu r n t h e h a n d w h e e l towards to bring the thread take up lever to its highest position, raise the presser foot and remove work towards the back. Cutting the thread Hold the threads behind the presser foot with both hands, guide them to the slit (A) and press down.
Matching needle/ fabric/ thread NEEDLE, FABRIC, THREAD SELECTION GUIDE NEEDLE SIZE FABRICS THREAD 9-11(65-75) Lightweight fabrics-thin cottons, voile, Light-duty thread in cotton, nylon or serge, silk , muslin, Qiana, interlocks, polyester. cotton knits, tricot, jerseys, crepes, woven polyester, shirt & blouse fabrics. 12(80) Medium weight fabrics-cotton, satin, Most threads sold are medium size kettleclote, sailcloth, double knits, and suitable for these fabrics and lightweight woollens.
Three needle position dial / Twin needle Three needle position dial The needle position can be altered with the "Three needle position dial". For normal work, the needle position is middle. For edge stitching or sewing parallel lines of top stitch, select needle position left or right. A. Left needle position B. Middle needle position C.
Stitch width / length dial Stitch width dial Function of stitch width dial The maximum zigzag stitch width for zigzag stitching is "5", however, the width can be reduced on any patterns. The width increases as you move zigzag dial from "0" to "5". For twin needle sewing, never set the width wider than "3". Stitch length dial Stitch width: 0~5 Stitch length: 4 5 4 3 2 1 0 Stitch width: 0 Stitch length: 0~4 4 3 2 1 0.5 0 Stitch width: 5 Stitch length: 0.
Zipper foot Needle position Stitch width Stitch length Middle 0 1~4 The zip foot can be inserted right or left, depending on which side of the foot you are going to sew. To sew past the zip pull, lower the needle into the fabric, raise the presser foot and push the zip pull behind the presser foot. Lower the foot and continue to sew. It is also possible to sew in a length of cord, into a bias strip to form a "welt". According to thickness of fabric to set stitch length control.
Patch work Needle position Stitch width Stitch length Middle 3~5 1~4 To join two pieces of fabric while leaving a space between their edges. - Fold over the edges of the two pieces of fabric for the hem and baste the edges to a thin piece of paper leaving a small space between them. - Stitch along the edge, pulling both threads slightly when beginning to sew. - Use thicker than normal threads for sewing. - After sewing, remove the basting and the paper.
Monogramming and embroidering with embroidery hoop Needle position Stitch width Stitch length Middle Any 0 Attach the darning plate - Remove the presser foot and the presser foot holder. - Lower presser foot lever before starting to sew. - Adjust the stitch width according to the size of lettering or design. Preparation for Monogramming and Embroidering* - Draw the desired lettering or design on the right side of the fabric. - Stretch the fabric between embroidery hoop as firmly as possible.
Overcasting foot Needle position Stitch width Stitch length Left 3~5 1~4 Turn stitch length dial to "1" ~ "4", The stitch width can be adjusted to suit the fabric. The overlock stitches are suitable for sewing and neatening edges and visible seams in one operation. When neatening, the needle should just go over the edge of the fabric.
Hemmer foot Needle position Stitch width Stitch length Middle 0 1~4 For hems in fine or sheer fabrics. Neaten the edge of the fabric. At the beginning of the hem, turn under the edge twice by about 3 mm (1/8") and sew 4-5 stitches to secure. Pull the thread slightly towards the back. Insert the needle into the fabric, raise the presser foot and guide the fold into the scroll on the foot. Gently pull the fabric edge towards you and lower the presser foot.
Walking foot Needle position Stitch width Stitch length Any Any 1~4 Fork arm Attaching head Needle bar Fork arm Needle screw & clamp Needle Presser foot bar Presser bar attaching screw * 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.
Quilting foot Needle position Stitch width Stitch length Middle 0 1~4 Insert the quilting guide in presser foot holder and set the space as you desired. Move the fabric over and sew successive rows with the guide riding along on the previous row of stitching. Gathering foot Needle position Stitch width Stitch length Any 0 1~2 Attach the gathering foot. Sew a single row or multiple rows of straight stitches. Pull the lower thread to gather more of the material.
Maintenance Attention: Disconnect the machine from the electricity supply by removing the plug from the mains socket. When cleaning the machine, it must always be disconnected from the electricity supply. Remove the stitch plate Turn the handwheel until the needle is fully raised. Open the hinged front cover and unscrew the needle plate screw with the screw driver. Cleaning the feed dog: Remove the bobbin case and use the brush supplied to clean the whole area.
Trouble shooting guide Problem Cause Correction Upper thread breaks 1.The machine is not threaded correctly. 2.The thread tension is too tight. 3.The thread is too thick for the needle. 4.The needle is not inserted correctly. 5.The thread is round wound the spool holder pin. 6.The needle is damaged. 1.Rethread the machine. 2.Reduce the thread tension. (lower number) 3.Select a larger needle. 4.Remove and reinsert the needle. (flat side towards the back) 5.Remove the reel and wind thread onto reel. 6.
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