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Basic operations B-41
Insert the tab in the lower-left corner of the
bobbin cover (1), and then lightly press
down on the right side to close the cover
Pulling Up the Bobbin Thread
There may be some sewing applications where
you want to pull up the bobbin thread; for
example, when making gathers, darts, or doing
free motion quilting.
Guide the bobbin thread through the
groove, following the arrow in the
* Do not cut the thread with the cutter.
* Do not replace the bobbin cover.
While holding the upper thread, press the
“Needle Position” button to lower the
a “Needle Position” button
Press the “Needle Position” button to raise
Gently pull the upper thread. A loop of the
bobbin thread will come out of the hole in
the needle plate.
Pull up the bobbin thread, pass it under the
presser foot and pull it about
100 mm (approx. 4 inches) toward the back
of the machine, making it even with the
a Upper thread
b Bobbin thread
Replace the bobbin cover.
• You can pull up the bobbin thread after
threading the upper thread (“UPPER
THREADING” on page B-42).