page by page . 1 .. Your Elna will soon become more than a precious friend to make your daily work easier.. first read this booklet.INSTRUCTION BOOKLET For free-arm sewing machines Elna SP (Special) Elna ST (Star) Elna SU (Super) ci~i~ sewing machines CI 33 CI 43 CI 64 CI 31 For flat-bed Elna Plana SP (Special) Elna Plana ST (Star) Elna Plana SU (Super) See the models illustrated on page 2. it will give you unending satisfaction. You have chosen a sewing machine of the finest quality. We congratulate you. Dear Elna Owner. To help you make the best use of it. and itwill turn your sewing hours into an enjoyable and relaxing experience.

na Plana SP (Special) Elna ST (Star) Elna Plana ST (Star) Elna SU (Super) Elna Plana SU (Super) Other information all models for pages 1-29 and 34 pages 1-35 pages 36-42 To find a particular point in a hurry Consult the alphabetical index on pages 41-42. they alone are competent to deal with any technical problems you may have with your machine. Elna Model with with free flat arm bed Useful Information 2. before touching the machine. 2 ~SP'ST'SU . Elna Plana Model . If any disorder should occur. • for each model-is given on the following pages 1-25 pages: Elna SP (Special) EJ. Qualified staff will be pleased to 'answer your questions. do not hesitate to contact your Elna shop. Detailed explanations on sewing and the use of certain presser feet or other accessories are to be found in the" Sewing Guide h. These operating instructions are to help you to understand the operation of the machine-and a number of basic stitches. Under the guarantee. Servicing and Repairs If you should need any additional information. For detailed sewing advice Consult the M Sewing Guide H..1. please read the advice on page 38 and the following pages.

Remove the foot control and cord. • 4 SP'ST'SU 5 . Keep them in the accessory box for use again. 7. table. It is universal and balanced at the factory to serve for thin or thick materials. 8. then the machine and the accessory box. for shipping . Lower the lid and close the flap. red number 5. resting it on the support (a) so that the cover slides into the groove. 3. 80 needle (medium size).B. The foot pressure does not have to be regulated. use the cover as a sewing 2. A sewing foot for ordinary straight and zigzag seams. N.your Elna). Remove the cover. Open the flap. 5. When closing the case.To remove the Elna from its case (for free-arm models) : 1. The following are alreadv. if necessary (for example. To have a large sewing surface. place the cover horizontally (see 3 above). Remove the 4 screws at the bottom.on the machine for normal sewinq : 6. No. 4. The thread tension is set at • universal tension ".

80 needle (medium size). 3. The thread tension is set at • universal tension ". • 4 Sp·ST·SU 5 . A sewing foot for ordinary straight and zigzag seams. resting it on the support (a) so that the cover slides into the groove. When closing the case. 8. 4. Keep them in the accessory box for use again. No. table. Remove the 4 screws at the bottom. The following are already on the machine for normal sewlnq : 6. N. if necessary (for example. red number 5. Remove the foot control and cord. use the cover as a sewing 2.B. Remove the cover.To remove the Elna from its case (for free-arm models) : 1. Lower the lid and close the flap. place the cover horizontally (see 3 above). 5.your Elna). To have a large sewing surface. then the machine and the accessory box. for shipping . Open the flap. The foot pressure does not have to be regulated. It is universal and balanced at the factory to serve for thin or thick materials. 7.

Light switch. 11. 12. 9. 6 _SP'ST'SU 7 . Stitch length dial for: forward-reverse-automatic. 3. Selector for automatic stitches (for Elna SP-or Elnagraph cover for Elna ST or Elna SU). Retractable spool pins. 13. 6. Needle position wheel. 5. 17. 2. open the cover and put a few drops of oil on the part of the hook marked in red (pages 10-11). Presser foot lever (behind the machine) to raise and lower the foot. 15.Other essential parts of the machine are: h Free arm. Foot control-plug in as illustrated. Lever for instant reverse. Rotary hook cover-if you are using your Elna for the first time or if you have not used it for some time. 1O. Bobbin winder. do not plug in the machine and contact your Elna Service Center). 19. 7. Thread take-up lever. 16. 18. Coupling wheel. Accessory box. Flywheel. 14. If it is not. Specification plate (make sure that the voltage is the sarnseas on the electric light bulbs in your home. 4. Stitch width " knob. • Universal" upper thread tension. Built-in light. 8.

SU .". the faster the machine goes. You should immediately become accustomed to putting your foot correctly on the foot control (plugged in as illustrated on page 7). it is equipped with a small switch for two speed ranges as follows: Fast Slow with the switch at " + " with the switch at " . The more you press. The fixed button is a permanent support. 2. 1. press the moveable button. 3.ST. on which you may rest your foot without fatigue. If the foot control is marked" Electronic" (standard only in certain countries). Accessories The box contains: A presser foot (already on the machine) A darning foot (2) A darning and button plate A zipper foot (3) An embroidery and buttonhole A buttonhole Five bobbins An assortment of needles A needle threader A screwdriver A cleaning brush An empty oiler An Elna oil refill And in addition: (a) (b) with Elna ST Six single Elna-discs with Elna SU A single Elna-disc Five double Elna-discs A buttonhole foot (5) (for "no-turn" knife foot (4) (1) buttonholes). 8 lliimSP.Operation Get used to the speeds by working the machine without thread for a short while. By leaning the sole of your foot towards the left.

hold it between index finger and thumb. Oiling You should normally oil the machine before use. Attach the feet without using a screwdriver. Tighten the screw firmly (a screwdriver is not necessary). 5. see page 37. uninterrupted use. Two drops are enough for each oil hole (marked red). Replace needle and foot. . 1. with the presser bar lever in its raised position. Remove needle and foot. turning the fly In case of prolonged. the flat part (a) turned towards the • bobbin. place one drop of oil on the rotary hook from time to time. Open the rotary-hook cover. Push the needle up into the needle clamp as far as it will go. Use only fine-grade sewing machine oil. To change or insert the needle. For fuller maintenance 10 _SP. Feet 2. by using the turned-out wings of the fixation screw.ST. red mark. Replace the needle plate and run the machine a little.Needles Use needles of the 1301705 H system for preference. Raise the thread take-up wheel towards you. 6. instructions. Remove the needle plate.SU . 4. 3. lever (arrow). although the 705 or 15 x 1 systems are also suitable.

1. Wind the thread round the bobbin a few times by hand. Open the rotary hook cover and check by pulling the thread gently to the rear. It then into the tension spring automatically. Pull out one of the spool pins. while gently retaining the spool of thread with your fingertip. 12 . 5. "" Inserting the Bobbin Threading the lower thread 7. Cut the thread and remove the bobbin by pushing the bobbin winder to the left. Disengage the flywheel by unscrewing the coupling wheel ae far as it will turn. pass the thread through the slot (a) and bring it around to the front in the righthand corner (b). J 6. 2. Changing-the Bobbin 10. 3. Foot raised. Pass the thread through the thread guide. Retain the bobbin with your left index finger. When it is released. )-I. use medium-size thread in preference to others. When the bobbin is full. it will stop automatically. with the holes on top (there is no bobbin case). Insert the extractor (which is just above the hook) into the central hole of the bobbin. Put the spool of thread in place. Sp·ST·SU 13 . Close the rotary hook cover and draw the thread backwards into the slot with a slight tug. the bobbin comes out automatically. 9. If unexpectedly it does. 4. Tighten the coupling wheel firmly by turning it in the opposite direction to the arrow. repeat the operation as explained above (7 and 8). snaps 8.. in the direction indicated. It should not come out of the slot (7a).Bobbin Winding For normal sewing. 1. Wind the bobbin. Place the bobbin in the rotary hook. Place the bobbin with the holes on top on the bobbin winder and push the bobbin winder to the right.

--:'-<---. (see special accessories in To thread the twin needle the" Sewing Guide "). Upper tension. Thread take-up lever (thread from left to right). you must insert it into theeye of the needle from behind. 9. Thread guide. Draw up the lower thread. 5. The" Sewing Guide" contains fuller details in this connection. you can do most sewing jobs without changing the tension. 14. take-up lever descend and return to its highest position. Make sure that the thread crosse. If you use the needle threader. 12. in the following order: 2-3. If you should want to change the tension: Turn the tension dial to a position between 5 and 9 to increase the tension. 7. Needle clamp. Follow the same procedure but with two threads. The machine is now set up for sewing. hold it back with your finger and insert the thread as illustrated. . passing one thread on each side of the separating disc of the upper tension and on each side of the thread guide of the needle clamp (15).Threading the Upper Thread Make sure that the thread take-up lever and the foot are raised. Thread guide. 8. Free the loop of thread by hand. turning the flywheel one full turn towards you. Pull out one of the spool pins (1). Needle (thread from front to back). Turn the tension dial to a position between 5 and 1 to lessen the tension. Place the spool on it.. 4. 6. > 11.s the hook and the bobbin correctly. This movement makes the thread. Drawing up the Lower Thread 10. Close the rotary hook cover and leave about 6 in. With the tension set at the red number" 5 ". Leave about 15 cm (6 inch) of the upper thread in front of the needle and hold it with your index finger on the edge of the needle plate. Universal Tension 13. passing them under the presser foot. of each thread to the side.

red figures. 4. Lift the presser foot lever (raise the foot). Make sure that the coupling wheel is tight. Turn the stitch length dial (black figures) between 1 and 4 according to the length of stitch -desired. When you release it.SU 17 . For prolonged sewing in reverse.ST. first turn the flywheel towards you to raise the thread take-up lever to its highest position. For brief use. 3. Leave the stitch width knob on • 0 ". When you start to sew.. you should hold the thread for the first two or three stitches. Straight Reverse Stitchinq 5.Sewing 1. Removing the Material 8. 6-7. the machine automatically returns to forward stitching.between 1 and 4.. 16 "_SP. longer stitches for heavier material. Pull out the material away from you and cut the thread with the thread cutter on the presser bar • . • Do not run a threaded machine unless it has the material properly placed under the foot and the foot has been lowered. Then sew a straight seam with the stitches (1 to 4) adapted to the kind of job or the material. • Use the sewing foot (pages 10-11) . Shorter stitches for fine material. r: Straight Forward Stitching 2. To remove the material. move the lever to the right (for instant reverse or back-tack). turn the stitch length dial to.

12. With the stitch width knob at " 0 ". you can turn it so that the mark "~~" is on top... between 0 and 4. which are always ready to sew. move the stitch width knob. Stretch blind and edging stitch. depending on the length desired.. When the width is set at "0" and you pull the knob towards you. 18 Sp·ST·SU . stitch. numbered 1 to 6.. and 4. depending on on the width desired.--<. Multistretch Blind stitch. 3. . After selecting the stitch. Zigzag stitch.Sewing with automatic stitches Stitch Selector 11. • Turn the stitch length dial between Y. between 1 and 4. 6. 2.-i. All built-in Important: When the mark" I" on top. 4. Overcasting stitch. On Elna SP this selector is visible. with the mark" I" top. Scalloped edging stitch. Adjustment of Stitches 13-14. 5. stitches are adjusted in the same way. which allows you to vary the stitch width freely by moving the knob with your thumb. 15. With the selector you can choose any of 6 built-in stitches. On Elna ST and Elna SU. choose the stitch by turning the selector to any of the following positions: 1. you get one stitch width is at each notched position of the lever. it is under the Elnagraph cover.

turn the selector to ~ "1 ". 3. the overcasting stitch -e11la 8. I"mark on top 6. 6. With the stitch width at 4. Move the stitch width knob.e. With 4. For medium or heavy materials. guide the edge of the material alongtfie slot of the sewing foot. Centered straight sewing. overcasting is one of the basic stitches. to right. For sheer or light materials. turn the selector to the overcasting stitch ••• ~I. to left. u . 5. with the" to a position between 2 and 4.Centering the Needle For certain kinds of straight or zigzag sewing. stitch length 1.4 ". i. With the stitch width lever at " 0 ". such as bindings. On the right. zip fasteners buttons or buttonholes. 9. 20 ~ Sp·ST·SU 21 . 7. 2. this will give a very pretty overcast of a final width of 2 mm ('/16 inch).1he needle will stitch over the edge. guide the edge of the material along the middle of the foot. Straight sewing off center. Use the presser foot. depending on the material. With the zigzag stitch: 4. along the guide mark on the foot-stitch width 4. depending on the type of material.z and 1. Example:' • 1. guide the edge of the material along the slot of the sewing foot (stitch width 4). With the stitch width knob at " 0 ". by turning the needle position wheel. Turn the stitch length dial to a position between Y.1 5. Move the stitch width knob to a position between 2 and 4. Turn the stitch length dial to a position between 1 and 3. Overcasting After straight sewing. Straight sewing off center. the needle can be made to stitch while positioned off center anywhere between right and left. This overcasting withstands washing and keeps the fabrics flat.

. Turn the stitch length dial to Y:.. 4-5. use the embroidery and buttonhole foot. and gradually reduce the stitch length. To obtain a pretty satin stitch.Some other kinds of zigzag sewing Satin Stitch 1.. With the stitch width knob at tn 0 "'. A satin stitch is very decorative on sheet hems. o 1 234 r 22 . etc ... table-cloths. until you have a sufficiently close safin4s.Em_ Sp·ST·SU 23 . pillowcases. Push the stitch width knob. with the" to a position between 1 and 4.. With the stitch width knob at " 0 ". 3. cushion covers..~ ut is on top. betwen 0 and 4. pull it and turn it so that the mark"' .ti. By moving this knob gradually by and. I"mark on top. Adjust as for satin stitching above. Tapered Satin Stitch 6-7. turn the selector to ~ "1 ". 2. you can obtain the tapered satin stitch you fancy. while the Elna is running.t£~.

9. 7. a) Mark the desired length on the material. Use the embroidery and buttonhole foot. Set the stitch length dial between % and %.. disorders and alphabetical see pages 37 -42 index o ® . holding the material back by hand. 3. Raise the needle.o 1 234 To make a neat buttonhole • 1. . with the mark ". which you will find in the accessory box. a) Set the stitch width knob at 2. b) Finish off the buttonhole by sewing a few stitches. 8. End of general instructions common to models Elna SP. 1 234 I o 1 234 ® 24 Sp·ST·SU • a . 4. Elna ST. b) Sew a few stitches to fasten the threads. It can be changed without a screwdriver by using the turned-out wings of the fixation screw With the stitch width knob at " 0 ". 5. 6. b) Sew the second side and stop just short of the length of the first. c) Raise the foot and pivot the material round the needle. a) Set the stitch width knob at 4. a) Set the stitch width knob at 4. 2. Set the stitch width knob at 2. Open with the buttonhole knife. " on top. b) Sew the first side of the buttonhole. 10. a) Set the stitch width knob at " 0 ". with the machine adjusted as you intend to use it. First make a few trial runs with a scrap of material.. Raise the needle. Decenter the needle to the left. Lower the foot and raise the needle. turn the selector to zigzag ~ "1 ". Stop witli'th~~ needle in the material at the mark (right). b) Sew a few stitches. Elna SUo For: An " no-turn" buttonhole see pages 32-33 (Elna ~U) see pages 36-37 Darning Maintenance. Raise the needle..

4 . A selection of Elna-discs is supplied with the machine. _. 26 -=ST. The stitch is marked in red. with the circular mark over the driving pin and press the Elna-disc down. There are: 1. Set the stitch width knob and the stitch length dial at " 0 ". Put the Elna-disc you want to use in the Elnagraph.SU 27 . If there is another Elna-disc in place in the automatic stitch control (called the Elnagraph).. . 5-6. The stitch is marked in white. remove it by pressing the button. Single Elna-discs (single profile).Supplement for Elna ST and Elna SU Elna-discs Sewing with interchangeable for automatic stitches With the int'erchangeable Elna-discs you can sew a large number of additional stitches. They can be used on Elna ST and Elna SUo Double Elna-discs (double profile). They can be used on Elna SUo Changing or inserting an Elna-disc 3. according to fashion and your own requirements. and you can obtain many other stitch patterns (see pages 34-35). 2.

assembling certain stitch patterns. I"on top. this shows the beginning and the end of each automatic stitch or design. turn : the selector to A (automatic). decorative stitches. the needle position wheel to the centered position (red mark). and with the stitch width knob and the stitch length dial on " 0 ". the stitch width knob with the mark" position between 1 and 4. 5. 6. as desired. 1.Adjustments Elna-discs for sewing with single o 1 234 You should normally use the embroidery and buttonhole foot for filled designs with raised effect and the sewing foot for linear stitches without any raised effect. as desired. fo~ the stitch length dial to a position between ~ and 4.. 3. 2. Visual indicator for automatic patterns 7. It is not necessary to do this for ordinary sewing. stitch Position the circle on the Elna-disc opposite the white . The stitch is then sewn automatically. arrow.. but the indicator is very useful for embroidery. 28 ----- "SToSU 29 . etc . After inserting the Elna-disc in the Elnagraph... by turning the flywheel. 4..

5. 149) (red 2.Supplement for Elna SU only Adjustments for sewing with double Elna-discs You should normally use the embroidery and buttonhole foot for filled designs with raised effect and the sewing foot for linear stitches without any raised effect. 31 . 9. I"on top to a position Stitch Tuner On principle. This is the way to sew Elna overlock stitches (Elna-disc and other practical stitches such as the Superstretch Stitch. the Needle Position Wheel to the centered position mark). With the stitch length dial at " A ". stitch width knob and the stitch length dial on 0 .. 3. the stitch width knob. for example) sewn with double Elna-discs. 4.turn: the Selector to A. If the stitch is too short at A. turn the dial to " . for certain very intricate stitches (true hemstitching.. 7. v- \ . the stitch length dial on A. with mark" between 1 and 4. the stitch length should normally be correct. 1. as desired. hemstitching.". 'If the stitch is too long at A.. etc .. However. S. turn the dial to " + ". it may be desirable to lengthen or shorten the pattern to adapt it better to the material and thread-used. 6.. all the stitches are perfectly shaped. After inserting the double Elna-disc in the Elnagraph and wit~ th.

-. by sewing a few more stitches. b) ~ 0. the zigzag stitching of the first row may be too close or too open. b) 10. set the controls at "0 " in the following order: stitch length dial at "0 ".or thread you use. 12. Set the stitch width knob at 2.. • a CJ ~ /. Make sure that the stitch width knob (3) is actualiY-a't2. ® Note: After finishing "no-turn" buttonholes. If the zigzag stitch is too close.. 234 "No-turn" Buttonhole With the buttonholing device you can make a buttonhole 4 mm (3/16") wide. Sew the second side and stop just short of the first. Position the needle to the left.. a) Set the stitch width knob at " 0 ". a) Set the stitch width knob at 4. turn the dial to " . a) b) o. and then turn it to the ". Sew the first side and raise the needle. If the zigzag stitch is too open. b) Sew a few stitches and raise the needle. • ® "+ o. If there is an interchangeable Elna-disc in the Elnagraph.". ~" mark. 6. 9. foot for "no-turn" buttonholes. This can easily be set right by using the Stitch Tuner. 4. b . without turning the material. 234 8. With the stitch width knob at " 0 ". with the needle position wheeJ in the centered position. • a Open the buttonhole. a) Set the stitch width knob at 4.o. Fasten the threads with a few stitches. f!!! 7. • Use the buttonhole Selector on ~ 1. namely by turning the stitch length dial as follows: e 234 11. Stitch Tuner Depending on the material. and then set it at 2. Turn the stitch length dial to position" A ".. for bl!ltonholes. 2. turn the dial to " + ". Finish the buttonhole Raise the needle. pull it out a bit and turn it so that the buttonhole symbol is on top. Raise the needle. it should first be removed. 3. stitch width knob at "0 ". . holding back the material by hand." 6 or" . 1. 5.

. Make sure that the stitch width knob (3) is actually atZ . ® ~ o 1 234 0 8. Raise the needle. 7. If there is an interchangeable Elna-disc in the Elnagraph. with the needle position wheel in the centered position.. • 2.. pull it out a bit and turn it so that the buttonhole symbol is on top. Raise the needle. Sew the first side and raise the needle. Sew a few stitches and raise the needle. This can easily be set right by using the Stitch Tuner. holding the material by hand. without turning the material. foot for "no-turn" buttonholes. Note: After finishing "no-turn" buttonholes. back . 3. ". namely by turning the stitch length 'dial as follows: 11.... If the zigzag stitch is too close.... a) Set the stitch width knob at " 0 ". Turn the stitch length dial to position" A ". Use the buttonhole Selector on ~ 1. su .o 1 234 "No-turn" Buttonhole With the buttonholing device you can make a buttonhole 4 mm (3/16") wide. I" ® + • a e Open the buttonhole. Sew the second side and stop just short of the first.. turn the dial to " If the zigzag stitch is too open. for buttonholes. 9.. Set the stitch width knob at 4. stitch width knob at "0 ". set the controls at " 0 " in the following order: stitch length dial at " 0 ". 5. • CJ /. a) b) a) b) a) Set the stitch width knob at 4. •. With the stitch width knob at "0 ". it should first be removed. 6. ~" mark. Set the stitch width knob at 2. 1. and then set it at 2. 12. • 1 234 0 a I!!!! c- o 1 234 • \ ® 32 @ ® a 33 . turn the dial to U o 1 234 + ". Fasten the threads with a few stitches. b) 10. 4. Stitch Tuner Depending on the material or thread you use.. b) Finish the buttonhole by sewing a few more stitches. and then turn it to the" 6 or" .. Position the needle to the left. the zigzag stitching of the first row may be too close or too open. ~ b b a ~ ® 14 o .

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With Elna SU it is possible to dar:n automatically. 13. turn and remove the bulb. using Sewing Light 11. Oil after cleaning (see pages 10 and 11). so that the bristles protrude through the openings on the~ide where the hook is. first pull out the plug. First attach the darning plate (a) and then the darning foot. 2. The darning foot is fastened from the rear. U 0 ". then needle in the slip the moveable U 36 SP'ST'SU . rnovinq the material from right to left and vice versa. without a darning hoop. from time to time. leave the material and undo the zip fastener. Reverse the order when putting in the new bulb. ST and SU Zip Fastener 5. 12. Make sure to lower the presser foot lever before beginning to darn. centered position.Darning Use darning thread. Put the brush in the middle of the rotary hook and move the brush. the needle and the needle plate. Zipper foot. then on the other side. brush the feed dog. Pages 36-42 contain details that. To replace the bulb. Elna-disc 151 . The lever of the foot passes behind the needle clamp stud (b). it is not necessary to sew a screen. This allows you to sew in the zip fastener without having to turn the work. It has a bayonet socket. stitching first on one side of the foot. After removing the foot. Needle position wheelan centered position. This foot may be moved to the left or the right of the needle. Remove the pieces of thread and lint that remain in the rotary hook. Start with the zip fastener when you have stitched half-way.see the" Sewing Guide ". so as to part of the zip through more easily. because it covers up the cogs of the feed dog. moving the material forwards and backwards. then press with the screw. Keep your fingers as near to the darning foot as possible and sew across the screen in parallel serpentine lines. Set the stitch width knob and the stitch length dial at Needle pqsltion wheelan 1.see the" Sewing Guide ". The darning plate makes darning easier. To reinforce the material. stitch length 1-4. apply to models Elna SP. For badly worn materials we recommend the darning plate with a round hole . Maintenance Careful maintenance is your guarantee of trouble-free performance.driver to make the lamp come out. Push in. 3. Stretch the material tight with your hands and sew a screen of closely woven stitches. stitch' width 0 ". done up.

a number of times.t>L_"15 dry or of poor quality (see Sewing Guide) 14· The thickness of the thread is not suitable for the kind of material (see Sewing Guide).37 14-15 20-21 14-15 The machine runs slowly It has not been oiled for some time or not with a fine-grade oil for sewing machines 10-11 The electronic foot control switch is at "move it to " + " ". The needle is poorly centered and strikes against the darning plate or the needle plate with a round hole The upper tension is too tight The needle is not of the 130/705 H or 705 (15 x 1) system. Tighten the coupling wheel firmly. not suitable for the kind of material 10-11 The thread has knots.""~-. 14-15 The machine skips stitches The machine is not threaded correctly. The needle is not of the 130/705 H or 705 (15 x 1) system. The machine is not threaded correctly. badly placed (the wrong way round or not inserted far enough). 39 . bent. Oil the rotary hook and run the machine without thread for a few seconds 10-11.36-37 I 9 The machine is noisy The rotary hook has not been oiled or is clogged with dirt 10-11 The motor runs. badly placed (the wrong way round or not inserted far enough). until the thread tangle has been cut.20-33. The needle plate for basting and tacking has not been replaced by the normal needle plate. the thread is-. The foot is not suitable for the material (see Sewing Guide) 16-17. The lower thread breaks The thread has not been wound evenly on the bobbin or it has not been brought up correctly (it does not pass correctly over the bobbin) The lower tension is too tight (see Sew~ng Guide). The foot is not suitable for the type of material. bent. The tension devices are clogged or they have not been set correctly (see Sewing Guide). not suitable for the kind of material 10-11 The thread is too thick for the size of the needle or too stiff. foot is not suitable for the type of material. 37 12-13 The Selector will not turn The stitch width knob is not at " 0 " 18-19 The material puckers up 14-15 The ordinary buttonhole correctly stitched The The The The is not The upper and/or lower tensions are too tight (see Sewing Guide). not suitable for the kind of material 10-11 When darning. The upper thread breaks The needle breaks If you pull the material while sewing.36-37 16-17 Follow the advice given below or consult the operating instructions on the pages indicated. stitch width knob is not on the correct width 24-25 The material insufficiently is fed unevenly or 10-11 37 The "No-turn" not work buttonhole device does The needle plate has not been inserted properly The feed dog is clogged with dirt The selector is not on " 1 ". the bobbin and the needle plate. selector is not on " 1 ". The thread has not been wound evenly on the bobbin or the bobbin has been placed upside down The needle is not suitable for the thread' or the type of material (see Sewing Guide). needle is not set at the left. Clean out the remains of thread. The thread is of poor quality or of uneven thickness. It is of poor quality. A double Elna-disc is in the Elnagraph. 10-11. turn the flywheel first backwards and then forwards. badly placed (the wrong way round or not inserted far enough). use thread with a left twist (see Sewing Guide). The thread is too thick (see Sewing Guide). bent.20-33. It is of poor quality. Remains of thread or lint in the rotary hook: Remove the needle. The needle is not of the right size for the thread (see Sewing Guide). the machine does not TightenJhe coupling wheel 12-13 The needle is not of the 130/705 H or 705 (15 x 1) system. It is of poor quality. the needle bends and hits against the foot or the needle plate. the sewing foot. The machine needs cleaning The upper tension is too tight. The stitch is too long (see Sewing Guide).Minor Disorders and Their Remedies The foot is not suitable for the type of material Pages The stitch length is incorrect (see Sewing Guide) Pages 16-17.

14-15 20-21 10-11 20-21 26-27 10-11 6-7. see Sewing Guide) Automatic stitches with selector Automatic stitches.10-11.28-29...37 10-11. 28-29. and 4 for sewing forwards 26-27.f:" . The stitch length dial is not set at . with double Elna-discs Bobbin Buttonholes. 26-27 An interchangeable does not work single Elna-du. double Elna-discs.and cord Light bulb (sewing light) A double Elna-disc does not work The selector is not on . Buttonholes.30-31 18-19. A ". 0 " 32-33 Maintenance Models Needle (see Sewing Guide) Needle position Oiling Overcasting Positioning stitch patterns Practical sewing (see Sewing Guide) Presser feet Rotary hook Satin stitch Serv1Clng Sewing: straight with automatic stitches. 30-31 30-33 18-19 22-23 12-13 12-13-14-15 14-15 40 _.37 22-23 The stitch width into place knob does not click 18-19 The stitch width knob is not set at the fixed width. Sp·ST·SU 41 . The stitch width knob must be set at . 8 18-19 26-29 30-31 12-13 24-25 32-33 4-5 20-21 37 36-37 38-40 6-7 Elna-discs cannot be inserted nor removed Set the stitch width lever and the stitch length dial at position" 0 ". automatic (see Sewing Guide) Disorders Electricity. mark ".... 2 " before the stitch length dial is set at . A ". assortment of Elnagraph Essential parts of the machine Flywheel Foot control . single Elna-discs with automatic stitches. selector with automatic stitches.. The stitch length dial is not between Y.9 6-7. single Elna-discs. A-buttonhole" Alphabetical Index pages 32-33 Accessories (For extra accessories.. 30-31 32-33 30-31 9 26-27 26-27.. ordinary no-turn 4-5... double Elna-discs Sewing jobs (see Sewing Guide) Stitch length Stitch selector Stitch tuner Stitch width Tapered satin stitch Thread (see Sewing Guide) Threading Thread tension (see Sewing Guide) 3 16-17 18-19 see also Sewing Guide 28-29 30-31 16-17. buttonhole ". The stitch width knob is not at the proper position. 28-29 Carrying case Centering the needle Cleaning Darning Darning. The stitch width knob is not set at . A " After making an automatic buttonhole. specifications Electronic foot control Elna-discs. 30-31 34-35 26-27 6-7 12-13 6-7. 0 " The stitch width knob is not at the proper position.37 1-2 10-11..Pages The needle is not set at the leit. " on top The stitch width knob cannot be turned to the buttonhole position The stitch width knob is not at . The selector is not on . the stitch width knob has been turned before setting it back to . The stitch length dial is not at . A-buttonhole ". with single Elna-discs Automatic stitches.

Alphabetical Index pages Unpacking Upper tension Variable stitch width Winding the bobbin Zigzag Zip fasteners N. To distinguish the different parts of the machine 4-5 14-15 18-19 12-13.B.2.22-23 18-23 36 6-7 <« B .1 04 302-1 42__- Sp·ST·SU .73 - Anglais - No.