INSTRUCTION BOOK

IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
This appliance is not intended for use by persons (including children) with reduced physical, sensory or mental capabilities, or lack of experience and knowledge, unless they have been given supervision or instruction concerning use of the appliance by a person responsible for their safety. Children should be supervised to ensure that they do not play with this sewing machine. When using an electrical appliance, basic safety precautions should always be followed, including the following: This sewing machine is designed and manufactured for household use only. 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. Always unplug this sewing
machine from the electric outlet immediately after using and before cleaning. 2. Always unplug before replacing a sewing machine bulb. Replace bulb with same type rated 15 Watts.

WARNING — To reduce the risk of burns, fire, electric shock, or injury to persons: 1. Do not allow to be used as a toy. Close attention is necessary when this sewing machine is used
by or near children. 2. Use this appliance only for its intended use as described in this owner’s manual. Use only attachments recommended by the manufacturer as contained in this owner’s manual. 3. Never operate this sewing machine if it has a damaged cord or plug, if it is not working properly, if it has been dropped or damaged, or dropped into water. Return this sewing machine to the nearest authorized dealer or service center for examination, repair, electrical or mechanical adjustment. 4. Never operate the appliance with any air opening blocked. Keep ventilation openings of this sewing machine and foot controller free from accumulation of lint, dust and loose cloth. 5. Never drop or insert any object into any opening. 6. Do not use outdoors. 7. Do not operate where aerosol (spray) products are being used or where oxygen is being administered. 8. To disconnect, turn all controls to the off (“O”) position, then remove plug from outlet. 9. Do not unplug by pulling on cord. To unplug, grasp the plug, not the cord. 10. Keep fingers away from all moving parts. Special care is required around the sewing machine needle and/or cutting blade. 11. Always use the proper needle plate. The wrong plate can cause the needle to break. 12. Do not use bent needles. 13. Do not pull or push fabric while stitching. It may deflect the needle causing it to break. 14. Switch this sewing machine off (“O”) when making any adjustment in the needle area, such as threading the needle, changing the needle, threading the bobbin or changing the presser foot, and the like. 15. Always unplug this sewing machine from the electrical outlet when removing covers, lubricating, or when making any other adjustments mentioned in this owner’s manual.

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Do's and Don'ts
1. Always be aware of the up-and down movement of the needle and not turn your attention from the machine while it is running. 2. When leaving the sewing machine unattended, the main switch of the machine must be switched off or the plug must be removed from the socket-outlet. 3. When servicing the sewing machine, or when removing covers or changing lamps, the machine or the electrical set must be disconnected from the supply by removing the plug from the socket-outlet. 4. Do not place anything on the foot control, otherwise the machine will start inadvertently, or the control or motor may burn out. 5. The maximum permissible power for the sewing lamp bulb is 15 watts. 6. When using your sewing machine for the first time, place a piece of waste fabric under the presser foot and run the machine without thread for a few minutes. Wipe away any oil which may have appeared.

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................ 35 Trouble Shooting .................................. 12 Removing or Inserting the Bobbin Case .... 34 Oiling the Machine ....... 33 Cleaning the Feed Dogs ............................................................................ 27 Blind Stitch Hemming ............. 32 SECTIONⅡ GETTING READY TO SEW Connecting the Machine to the Power Supply 5 Foot Control ............................... 7 Pressure Regulator ................................................................................. 20 Changing the Sewing Directions .... 23 Triple Strength Stitch .. 18 Zigzag Width Dial ................................TABLE OF CONTENTS SECTIONⅠ ESSENTIAL PARTS Names of Parts ................................ 3-4 SECTION Ⅴ DECORATIVE STITCHING Feather Stitch .......................................................................................................................................................................................................... 26 Zipper Application ............... 17 Balancing Needle Thread Tension ..................................................................................................... 21 Zigzag Stitching .... 29-30 2 ............. 16 Drawing Up Bobbin Thread ................................................................. 21 SECTION Ⅳ UTILITY STITCHING Overcasting ................... 15 Threading the Machine ... 6 Sewing Light .................. 31 Decorative Satin Stitch Patterns ................... 11 Thread and Needle Chart .............. 13 Winding the Bobbin ...... 34 Drive Belt Tension ...... 19 Stitch Length Dial .............................................................................................................. 8 Dropping the Feed Dogs ............................. 24-25 Sewing Buttons ...................................... 6 Extension Table(Accessory Box) .......................................................... 23 Buttonhole Stitching ..... 36-37 SECTION Ⅲ BASIC SEWING Straight Stitch Sewing ........ 14 Threading Bobbin Case ....... 22 Tricot Stitch .............................................................................................................. 19 Pattern Selector Dial ............ 9 To Snap On and Snap Off the Presser Foot 10 Changing Needle ...... 32 Stretch Stitch Patterns .......................... 28 Rolled Hem ...... 19 SECTION Ⅵ CARE OF YOUR MACHINE Dismantling and Assembling Hook Race ............

ESSENTIAL PARTS Names of Parts 6 11 10 9 8 7 5 4 3 2 1 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 Reverse stitch lever Stitch length dial Pattern selector dial Bobbin winder stopper Bobbin winder spindle Spool pins Zigzag width dial Top cover Bobbin winder thread guide Thread take-up lever Pressure regulator Thread guide Thread tension dial Face plate Check spring holder Thread cutter Needle plate Extension table (Accessory storage box) 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 6 11 10 9 8 7 5 4 19 Slide plate 12 13 14 15 16 17 19 2 1 3 3 .

21 20 22 29 23 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 Carrying handle Thread guide Balance wheel Stop motion knob Machine socket Belt cover Presser foot lifter Needle clamp screw Free arm Presser foot 24 25 26 27 28 21 22 20 23 29 24 25 26 27 4 .

make sure the voltage and number of cycles of the machine conform to your electrical power. fix the holder of spool pins in place with a screw driver. How to set the spool pins Spool pins are separately packed to prevent any damage in transit. 5 . as shown in the figure. Fit the nonreversible plug into the machine socket and plug the power supply.GETTING READY TO SEW Connecting the Machine to the Power Supply Before connecting the power. Therefore.

.......... The harder you press on the control.. ● To replace ....... Screw (B) ● To remove ...... the faster the machine runs........ Push and twist counter-clockwise....... (A) ● To removel .. Unscrew ● To replace .............Foot Control Sewing Light (A) (B) Sewing speed can be varied by the foot control... Push and twist clockwise 6 . The sewing light is located behind the face plate ......

as illustrated. ● Sewing accessory are conveniently located under the extension table. 7 . Accessory Storage Box For free arm sewing Pull the end of the extension table away from the machine. For attaching the table Push the extension table until its lugs fit into the machine.Extension Table (Accessory Box) Extension Table The extension table provides added sewing surface and be easily removed for free arm sewing.

except for the following: ● Set the top of button at 1/4 position from its highest position for sewing delicate synthetic fabrics and knitted fabrics which tend to stretch out of shape. 8 .Pressure Regulator To increase pressure. push down the pressure regulator button until suitable pressure is obtained. Setting Position The top of button should normally be pushed down to about 3/ 4 position from its highest position. ● Set the top of button at the depressed position to the bottom for thick and heavier fabrics. To release pressure. then the button will spring up to its highest position. push down the ring.

9 . press down the lever and move it to the direction of arrow as illustrated. press down the lever and move it to the direction of arrow as illustrated. To raise the feed dogs.Dropping the Feed Dogs The drop feed lever is located in the hook area. For dropping the feed dogs.

Lower the holder to lock the foot in place. Place the presser foot so the pin on the foot lies just under the groove of the foot holder. The presser foot will drop off. Press the lever on the back of the foot holder.To Snap On and Snap Off the Presser Foot Turn the balance wheel toward you to raise the needle to its highest position. Raise the presser foot. 10 . When attaching the presser foot. set the pressure regulator button at the depressed position to the bottom.

fine silk and silk-like fabrics are permanent and almost always caused by a damaged needle. Loosen the needle clamp screw by turning it toward you. push it up as for as it will go and tighten the clamp screw firmly with the screwdriver. Snags and runs in knits.Changing Needles Raise the needle by turning the balance wheel toward you and lower the presser foot. ※ Check your needles frequently for barbed or blunted points. 11 . Insert the new needle into the clamp. Remove the needle from the clamp.

Georgette. Pique. Double Knits. ● Use the same thread for needle and bobbin. and thicker threads and needles are used for sewing heavy fabrics. ● When sewing stretch. 12 . Drapery. ● When sewing very fine fabrics.Thread and Needle Chart Fabrics Threads Fine Silk Fine Cotton Fine Synthetic Fine Cottton Covered Polyester Needle Size Light weight Crepe de Chine. Tricot 9 or 11 Medium weight Linens. Cotton. Voile Lawn. Percale 50 silk 50 to 80 Cotton 50 to 60 Synthetic Cotton Covered Polyester 11 or 14 Heavy weight Denim. Always test thread and needle size on a small piece of fabric which will be used for actual sewing. use a BLUE TIPPED needle. Gabardine. Serge. The blue tipped needle effectively prevents skipped stitches. and Upholstery Fabric 50 silk 40 to 50 Cotton 40 to 50 Synthetic Cotton Covered Polyester 14 or 16 ● In general. Tweed. sew over a piece of paper to prevent yarn distortion. very fine fabrics and synthetics. Organdy. fine thread and needles are used for sewing thin fabrics. Coating.

When inserting the bobbin case. Raise the needle by turning the balance wheel toward you.Removing or Inserting the Bobbin Case Open the hook civer or the slide plate. place the horn into the recess of the hook race. Take out the bobbin case by holding the latch. 13 .

threading from the inside to the outside. Depress the foot control again. While holding the balance wheel with your left hand.Winding the Bobbin Draw thread from spool. and push it to the right. and cut the thread close to the hole in the bobbin. Insert the thread through the hole in the bobbin. Stop the machine when it has made a few turns. Pass the thread through the top cover thread guide. Guide the thread around the bobbin winder thread guide. Put the bobbin on the bobbin winder spindle. and cut the thread. depress the foot control. 14 . When the bobbin is fully wound. With the free end of the thread held in your hand. Tighten the stop motion knob to engage clutch. turn the stop motion knob toward you with the right hand. Return the bobbin winder to its original position by moving the spindle to the left. it will stop automatically.

③Draw thread under tension spring and into the delivery eye ※ Leave about 10 cm (4 inches) of free thread. 15 . Make sure the thread unwinds in the direction of arrow.Threading Bobbin Case ① Place bobbin into bobbin case. ② Pull thread into bobbin case slot.

Slide the thread behind the needle bar thread guide on the left.Threading the Machine 1 2 4 3 6 7 8 5 Raise the thread take-up lever to the highest point by turning the balance wheel towards you. Draw the thread around the thread guide and down into the tension. Then down through the lower thread guides. 16 . 1 2 3 4 56 7 8 Pass the thread through the top cover thread guide. Thread the needle from front to back. Raise presser foot with presser foot lifter and pass the thread in the order from ① to ⑧ . Then down around the check spring holder. Firmly draw the thread from left to right over the take-up lever and down into the take-up lever eye.

Drawing up Bobbin Thread ① Raise presser foot and hold the thread lightly with your left hand. ② Turn the balance wheel slowly towards you with your right hand until the needle goes down and continue turning balance wheel until the take-up lever is at its highest position. 17 . Lightly draw up the needle thread forming a loop of the bobbin thread. ③ Pull 15 cm ( 6 ") of both threads back and under the presser foot.

Tighten the needle thread tension by moving the dial to a higher number. Thread Tension for Zigzag Sewing To obtain better zigzag stitches. the upper tension should be slightly weaker than in the case of straight sewing. The upper thread should appear slightly on the reverse side of the fabric.Balancing Needle Thread Tension The needle thread and the bobbin thread should interlock in the center of two layers of fabric in straight seams. 18 . Set the desired number of the thread tension dial at setting mark. Loosen the needle thread tension by moving the dial to a lower number.

the longer the stitch length. Selecting Stretch Stitch Patterns ( . and ) When sewing stretch stitch. When patterns are drawn out . You can select the suitable stitch length for most fabrics. correct it turning the dial toward " + ".S. . 19 . When forward and reverse feeds become unbalanced depending upon the type of fabric. ※ Raise the needle above the fabrics and presser foot when you turn the pattern selector dial and the zigzag width dial .". set the stitch length dial at "S. Select the desired pattern at the setting mark by turning the pattern selector dial.". correct the balance as follows: When patterns are compressed . The higher the number. the two needle positions ( center and left ) for the straight stitch and the triple strength stitch ( and ) and buttonhole stitching can be selected with the zigzag width dial. correct it turning the dial toward " .Zigzag Width Dial Pattern Selector Dial Pattern Selector Dial 0 1 2 3 4 The stitch width for the zigzag stitches ( and ).

5 . drawing the threads to the back. For fastening the ends of seams. press the reverse lever and sew several reverse stitches. Raise the presser foot and remove the fabric. Gently guide the fabric along the guide line letting the fabric feed by itself. Lower the presser foot and smooth the threads toward the back. The threads are cut the proper length for starting the next seam.4 2-6 Raise the presser foot and position the fabric next to a stitching guide line on the needle plate.BASIC SEWING Straight Stitch Sewing Machine Setting 1. 20 .

sewing on buttons etc. Pivot the fabric around the needle to change sewing direction as desired. Lower the presser foot. -4 2-5 4 3 2 Simple zigzag stitching is widely used for overcasting. 21 . Raise the presser foot.Changing the Sewing Directions Zigzag Stitching Machine Setting Stop the machine and turn the balance wheel toward you to bring the needle down into the fabrics.

It can be used to finish a hem edge. 22 .UTILITY STITCHING Overcasting Machine Setting 1-2 3-7 6 5 4 This type of stitch is used on the seam allowance to prevent fabrics from fraying at raw edges.

Guide the work so right hand stitches fall at the edge of the fabric. 23 . The stitch is sewn with two stitches forward and one stitch backward forming a seam that does not rip easily.5 3-6 2-6 Place the fabric under the presser foot so that the edge will be slightly inside the right hand side of the presser foot. Garments should be basted for fitting before seaming.1.Tricot Stitch Machine Setting Triple Strength Stitch Machine Setting 0.5 .

and lower the foot. Place the button on the fabric sample and mark the top and bottom to determine the buttonhole length. Set the pattern selector dial at " 4 2 ". 1-5 4 3 2 Set the pattern selector dial at " ".Buttonhole Stitching Machine Setting Make a test buttonhole on a sample duplicating the fabric. interfacing and seams of the actual garment. Sew down the left side stopping at the bottom mark. Slide both threads to the left. 24 . Raise the needle. Lower the needle into the garment where the buttonhole is to start. sew 5 stitches of bartack and the needle from the fabric.

Set the pattern selector dial at " 4 2 ". Remove the fabric from the machine and cut the sewing threads. Insert a pin inside the bartack. Stop the machine when you are directly opposite the first stitch on the left hand side and raise the needle. Take care not to cut the stitches. Sew a few bartacks and raise the needle from the fabric. Then cut the opening with a seam ripper.Set the pattern selector dial at " 3 ". Sew up the right side of the buttonhole. 25 . Set the stitch length dial to " 0 " and the pattern selector dial at straight stitch sewing. Sew a few locking stitches.

Press down the drop feed lever and move it to the right for dropping the feed dogs. Align the both holes of the button with the slot of the foot and place the left hole of the button just below the needle point. cut the threads leaving a 20 cm ( 8") tail. A pin can be placed on top of the foot to form a shank. Bring the needle thread down through the hole in the button and wind it around the shank. Draw the thread to the wrong side and knot. Lower the foot and turn the pattern selector until the needle point comes just above the right hole of the button.Sewing Buttons Machine Setting Tape the button over the placement mark. To strengthen the shank. Set the pattern selector at " " again and sew a few stitches to lock thread. 3-7 Set the pattern selector at " ". Sew about five stitches and raise needle. 26 .

1. Smooth the threads toward the back and lower the foot. guide the edge of the zipper along the zipper teeth and stitch through the garment and zipper tape.4 3-6 27 . Turn the fabric and sew the other side of the zipper in the same way as you did on the left side of the zipper.Zipper Application Machine Setting Pin or baste zipper tape to fabric and place it under the foot.5 . To sew the left side of the zipper.

Then fold the hem under the fabric as illustrated. Lower the presser foot.4~0. Lower the foot then stitch slowly for better control so that the narrow zigzag stitches fall on the hem allowance and the wider zigzag stitches pierce the soft fold. 28 . While sewing. make sure the soft fold runs along the wall of hem guide. then loosen the foot holder screw to place the hem guide between the screw and the shank of foot holder. Spread the fabric flat with the right side facing up. 1-3 1-4 0.7mm Raise the presser foot and place the fabric under the foot so that the soft fold rests against the wall of hem guide.Blind Stitch Hemming Machine Setting Fold up the desired amount and pin in place. Tighten the screw making sure the wall of hem guide is placed in the middle of the toes of the presser foot.

29 . then lower the hemmer foot. Insert the folded portion of the fabric into the curl of the hemmer foot. Sew 3 or 4 stitches while holding the needle and bobbin threads.4 3-6 Make a double 0.5 . Lower the needle into the fabric at the point where sewing is to begin.Rolled Hem Machine Setting 1.25cm (1/ 8") fold approximately 8cm ( 3") in length. Lower the needle into the fabric and lift the hemmer foot.

to reduce bulk. then sew by lifting up the edge of the fabric to keep it feeding smoothly and evenly. 0.Lower the hemmer foot.7 cm (1/ 4") from corners as illustrated. 30 .7cm(1/4") Trim about 0.7cm(1/4") 0.

1-4 31 .DECORATIVE STITCHING Feather Stitch Machine Setting When sewn over a seam the feather stitch reinforces stretch and woven fabrics with a strong decorative stitch. or you can butt two edges and use just the feather stitch to join them. When you work with the feather stitch. It can be used to sew spandex undergarments or decoratively hem elastic fabric. Another common use for the feather stitch is patchwork quilting. you can sew the pattern on a seam that is already joined and pressed flat.

correct the balance by turning the stitch length dial as follows: When patterns are compressed.1 1-4 Sew a row of stitches and adjust the thread tension so the upper thread should appear on the reverse side of the fabric. correct it by turning the dial toward " – " . 32 .5 . Test the stitch on the actual fabric for the best results.Decorative Satin Stitch Patterns Machine Setting Stretch Stitch Patterns Machine Setting 1-4 0. When forward and reverse feeds become unbalanced depending upon the type of fabric. correct it by turning the dial toward " + ". When patterns are drawn out.

Open the hinged latch of bobbin case and take it out of the machine.CARE OF YOUR MACHINE Dismantling and Assembling Hook Race To dismantle hook race: Raise the needle to its highest position and open the hook cover or the slide plate. Replace the bobbin case. Remove the hook. ※Clean the hook race with a brush and a soft dry cloth. 33 . Lock the hook race ring by turning the holders back into position. forming a perfect circle with the driver. Open the hook race ring holders outside and remove the hook race ring. Replace the hook race ring with the bottom pin fits into the notch. To assemble hook race: Hold the hook by the center pin and fit it carefully back into the hook race.

Then firmly tighten the screw. clean out dust and lint clogging on the feed dog teeth. 34 . With a brush. 10mm (3/8") When replacing motor belt. please leave 10mm (3/8") slack. NOTE: After cleaning feed dog. and the belt should have the correct tension. apply a few drops of sewing machine oil without fail to the point as shown in the illustration. To adjust the belt tension. This will allow the motor to move downward. Reset the needle plate. take off the belt cover and loosen the fixing screws about one turn with a screwdriver. Unscrew the needle plate set screws with a driver to take off the needle plate f rom the machine bed.Cleaning the Feed Dogs Drive Belt Tension Remove the needle and the presser foot. CAUTION : Do not tighten the belt too tightly.

For a machine in constant use.Oiling the Machine Open the face plate and life the carrying handle. Apply a few drops of fine quality sewing machine oil to the points indicated by the arrows in the figures. oil two or three times a year. 35 . Before oiling. wipe off the oiling points. apply a few drops of kerosene at the oiling points. and run the machine rapidly for a minute. Unscrew the 3 set screw and remove the top plate. In case the machine does not work smoothly due to standing idle for some time.

Threads have been caught in hook mechanism. case. 3.The bobbin is damaged and doesn't turn smoothly. very fine fabrics and synthetics. 4. 3.The needle is incorrectly inserted. does not run 2. 7.The presser foot presser is not strong enough. 5.The needle is bent or blunt.The needle is incorrectly inserted.The pattern selector dial has been turned while the needle was in the material. smoothly and is noisy.The feed dog is packed with lint. See Page 16 See Page 18 See Page 11 See Page 11 See Page 20 See Page 12 The bobbin thread breaks. See Page 33 See Page 34 The needle thread breaks.The needle thread is not threaded properly. 2. 4. 6. See Page 11 See Page 11 See Page 12 See Page 12 See Page 16 See Page 8 36 .A BLUE TIPPED needle is not being used for sewing stretch. 1.The needle and/or threads are not suitable for the work being sewn. 1.The fabric is not drawn to the back when sewing is finished.The needle thread tension is too tight. bobbin.The bobbin thread is not threaded properly in the bobbin Clean the bobbin case. The needle breaks. See Page 11 See Page 11 See Page 11 See Page 18 See Page 20 See Page 12 See Page 19 Skipped stitches 1. 6.The needle clamp screw is loose. Exchange 3. 2.The needle is incorrectly inserted. The thread is either too heavy or too fine for the needle.The tension of the needle thread is too tight.The needle is bent or blunt. 4. 6.The needle is bent or blunt. 5. 3. 2.Lint has collected in the bobbin case.The fabric is not being drawn to the back when the sewing is finished. 2.Trouble Shooting Condition Cause Reference The machine 1.The needle thread is not threaded properly. See Page 15 1. 5.The needle is too fine for the fabric being sewn.

The needle thread tension is too loose.The stitches are too fine. See Page 9 The machine 1.The machine is not plugged in.The feed dog is not raised after "Drop feed" has been used. See Page 19 2.The needle is too heavy for the cloth being sewn. 3. does not work. 1. See Page 8 5. Do not force the fabric for guiding 37 .The stitches are too coarse for the fabric being sewn. place a sheet of paper underneath the fabric. 4. 2.The machine is not threaded correctly.The feed dog is packed with lint. See Page 18 See Page 12 The cloth is not feeding smoothly. 2.The stitch length is not suitable for the fabric being sewn. 2. 3. ※When sewing extremely light weight materials. 4. Stitches from loops below the work.Condition Cause Reference Seam puckering 1.The needle is either too heavy or too fine for the thread.Stop motion knob is disengaged for the bobbin winding.The needle thread tension is too tight. See Page 18 See Page 16 See Page 12 Make the stitches denser. See Page 34 See Page 8 Make the stitches coarser. 2.The work is being pulled or held back.The presser foot pressure is too weak.The presser foot pressure is not correctly adjusted.A thread is caught in the hook race. See Page 5 See Page 33 See Page 14 The buttonhole stitches are not balanced. 1. 3. 1.

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