Instruction Manual
IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
When using an electrical appliance, basic safety should 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.
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 appliance is used
by or near children.
2. Use this appliance only for its intended use as described in this manual. Use only
attachments recommended by the manufacturer as contained in this manual.
3. Never operate this appliance 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 the appliance to the nearest
authorized dealer or service center for examination, repair, electrical or mechanical
adjustment.
4. Never operate the appliance with any air openings block. Keep ventilation openings of the
sewing machine and foot switch free from accumulation of lint, dust, and loose cloth.
5. Keep fingers away from all moving parts. Special care is required around the sewing
machine needle.
6. Always use the proper needle plate, The wrong plate can cause the needle to break.
7. Do not use bent needles.
8. Do not pull or push fabric while stitching. It may deflect the needle causing it to break.
9. Always unplug sewing machine when making any adjustments in the needle area, such as
threading needle, changing needle, threading bobbin, or changing presser foot, and the like.
10. Always unplug sewing machine from the electrical outlet when removing covers, lubricating,
or when making any other user servicing adjustments mentioned in the instruction manual.
11. Never drop or insert any object into any opening.
12. Do not use outdoors.
13. Do not operate where aerosol spray products are being used or where oxygen is being
administered.
14. Switch off or unplug the appliance when leaving it unattended.
15. Unplug the appliance before carrying out maintenance.
16. Do not unplug by pulling on cord. To unplug, grasp the plug, not the cord.
17. The sound pressure level under normal operating conditions is 75dB(A).
18. Please unplug the AC adaptor when the machine is not operating properly.
19. Never place anything on the foot switch.
20. If the AC adaptor is damaged, it must be replaced by the manufacturer or its service agent
or a similar qualified person in order to avoid a hazard.
21. 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.
22. Children should be supervised to ensure that they do not play with the appliance.
Save these instructions
This sewing machine is intended for household use only.
List of contents
Accessories.......................................................................................................................2
Details of the machine ......................................................................................................3
Installing the accessory box ..............................................................................................4
Connecting machine to power source...............................................................................4
Winding the bobbin ...........................................................................................................5
Inserting the bobbin ..........................................................................................................6
Threading the upper thread ..............................................................................................7
Thread tension ..................................................................................................................8
Raising the bobbin thread .................................................................................................9
Reverse sewing ................................................................................................................9
Choose your pattern and start to sewing ........................................................................10
Inserting and changing needle ........................................................................................11
Maintenance....................................................................................................................11
Trouble shooting guide....................................................................................................12
Accessories
3 bobbins
(1 in machine)
1 needle threader
1 AC adaptor
2 needles
(1 in machine)
1 Foot switch
2
Details of the machine
Thread take-up
lever
Handle
Tension dial
Pattern selector
dial
Presser foot
Reverse lever
Bobbin cover
plate
Accessory box
Bobbin winder
spindle
Bobbin winder
stopper
Bobbin thread guide
Handwheel
Spool pin
Presser foot lifter
Foot switch
socket
AC adaptor
socket
3
Installing the accessory box
22
1
1. Keep the accessory box horizontal, and push it in the direction of the arrow.
2. To open, flip cover to right as shown.
Connecting machine to power source
Connect the machine to a power source and foot switch as illustrated.
Foot switch
The foot switch turn on and off the power, does not control sewing speed.
Step on the foot switch to start sewing.
Release the foot switch to stop sewing.
Attention:
Consult a qualified electrician if in doubt as to connect machine to power source.
Unplug power cord when machine is not in use.
The appliance must be use with the AC adaptor that input 120VAC 60Hz 15W and
output 6VDC 1200mA / 230-240VAC 50Hz 15W and output 6VDC 1200mA.
4
Winding the bobbin
a
b
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
1. Place the thread onto the spool pin.
2. Wind thread clockwise around bobbin winder tension discs.
3. Thread bobbin as illustrated. Align the groove (a) in the bobbin with the bulges (b) on the
bobbin winder spindle, and then place the empty bobbin on the bobbin winder spindle.
4. Push bobbin spindle to right.
5. Hold thread end.
6. Step on foot switch.
7. Cut thread.
8. Push bobbin spindle to left and remove.
Attention:
Keep fingers away from all moving parts. Special care is required around the sewing
machine needle.
5
Inserting the bobbin
22
1
A
3
B
4
A
B
5
When inserting or removing the bobbin, the needle must be fully raised.
1. Open the bobbin cover plate.
2. Insert the bobbin in the bobbin case with the thread running counterclockwise
direction (arrow).
3. Pull the thread through the slit (A).
4. Draw the thread clockwise until it slips into the notch (B). Pull out about 15 cm (6
inches) of thread.
5. Attach the bobbin cover plate.
Attention:
Disconnect the AC adapter from the machine before inserting or removing the bobbin.
6
Threading the upper thread
2
1
4
1
3
5
2
3
5
4
This is a simple operation but it is important to carry out correctly as by not doing
so several sewing problems could result.
Raising the needle to its highest point and raise the presser foot.
Follow completely the numbered sequence (1-4) in upper threading.
Insert the threader loop through the needle eye from behind. Pass the thread end through
the threader loop. Pull the threader loop out from the needle eye. Remove the thread end
from the threader loop. (5)
Leave loose about 6-8 inches (15cm) of thread.
7
Thread tension
5
5
4
4
3
3
22
1
5
4
3
24
2
1
3
Upper thread tension
Basic thread tension setting: "4"
To increase the tension, turn the dial to the next number up.
To reduce the tension, turn the dial to the next number down.
1. Normal thread tension for straight stitch sewing.
2. Thread tension too loose for straight stitch sewing. Turn dial to higher number.
3. Thread tension too tight for straight stitch sewing. Turn dial to lower number.
4. Normal thread tension for zig zag and decorative sewing. Correct thread tension is
when a small amount of the upper thread appears on the bottom side of fabric.
8
Raising the bobbin thread
1
2
1. Hold the upper thread with the left hand. Turn the handwheel towards you
(counterclockwise) lowering, then raising needle. Gently pull on the upper thread to
bring the bobbin thread up through the needle plate hole.
2. Lay both threads to the back under the presser foot.
Reverse sewing
To secure the beginning and the end of a seam, press down the reverse sewing lever (A).
Sew a few reverse stitches.
Release the lever and the machine will sew forward again.
9
Choose your pattern and start to sewing
To select a stitch, simply turn the pattern selector dial. The pattern selector dial may be
turned in either direction.
Note:
Select stitch "
" to fine-tune the straight stitch length.
Step on the foot switch to start sewing. Press down the reverse sewing lever and
backstitch 4-5 stitches to secure at the start and finish of all seams. Release the foot
switch to stop sewing.
Attention:
Keep fingers away from all moving parts. Special care is required around the sewing
machine needle.
10
Inserting and changing needle
Needles must be in perfect condition. Change the needle regularly, especially if it is
showing signs of wear and causing problems.
Insert the needle following the illustrated instructions. Loosen the needle clamp screw
and tighten again after inserting the new needle. The flat side of the shaft should be
towards the back. Insert the needle as far up as it will go.
Maintenance
2
1
If lint and bits of thread accumulate in the hook, this will interfere with the smooth
operation of the machine. Check regularly and clean the stitching mechanism when
necessary.
1. Remove the bobbin cover plate and bobbin.
2. Clean the bobbin holder with a brush.
Attention:
Disconnect the machine from the wall outlet before carrying out any maintenance or
changing the sewing needle.
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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 needle is damaged.
1. Rethread the machine.
2. Reduce the thread tension.
3. Select a larger needle.
4. Remove and reinsert the needle.
5. Replace the needle.
Lower
thread
breaks
1. The bobbin case is not inserted
correctly.
2. The bobbin case is threaded wrongly.
1. Remove and reinsert the bobbin case
and pull on the thread. The thread
should pull easily.
2. Check both bobbin and bobbin case.
Skipped
stitches
1. The needle is not inserted correctly.
2. The needle is damaged.
3. The wrong size needle has been
used.
1. Remove and reinsert needle.
2. Insert a new needle.
3. Choose a needle to suit the thread
and fabric.
Needle
breaks
1. The needle is damaged.
2. The needle is not correctly inserted.
3. Wrong needle size for the fabric.
1. Insert a new needle.
2. Insert the needle correctly.
3. Choose a needle to suit the thread
and fabric.
Loose
stitches
1. The machine is not correctly threaded.
2. The bobbin case is not correctly
threaded.
3. Needle/fabric/thread combination is
wrong.
4. Thread tension wrong.
1. Check the threading.
2. Thread the bobbin case as illustrated.
3. The needle size must suit the fabric
and thread.
4. Correct the thread tension.
Seams
1. The needle is too thick for the fabric.
gather or 2. The thread tension is too tight.
pucker
1. Select a finer needle.
2. Loosen the thread tension.
Uneven
stitches,
uneven
feed
1. Poor quality thread.
2. The bobbin case is wrongly threaded.
1. Select a better quality thread.
2. Remove bobbin case and retread and
insert correctly.
3. Do not pull on the fabric while sewing,
let it be taken up by the machine.
The
machine
jams
Thread is caught in the hook.
3. Fabric has been pulled.
Remove the upper thread and bobbin
case, turn the handwheel backwards
and forwards by hand and remove the
thread remands.
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Do not dispose of electrical appliances as unsorted municipal waste, use separate
collection facilities.
Contact your local government for information regarding the collection systems
available.
If electrical appliances are disposed of in landfills or dumps, hazardous substances
can leak into the groundwater and get into the food chain, damaging your health
and well-being.
When replacing old appliances with new once, the retailer is legally obligated to
take back your old appliance for disposal at least for free of charge.
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