Innov-is 15P

FAQs & Troubleshooting

FAQs & Troubleshooting

How do I thread the machine (Threading the upper thread)?

 

  1. Turn on the sewing machine.

     

  2. Raise the presser foot lever.

    Presser foot lever 1 Presser foot lever

    If the presser foot is not raised, the sewing machine cannot be threaded.

     
  3. Press needle position button(needle position button) once or twice to raise the needle.

    1 Needle position button

    The needle is at the correct height when the mark on the handwheel is at the top, as shown below.
    Check the handwheel and, if this mark is not at this position, press needle position button(needle position button) until it is.
     

    Check the handwheel 1 Mark on handwheel 

     

     
  4. Remove the spool cap that is inserted onto the spool pin.

    Spool 1 Spool pin

    2 Spool cap

     
  5. Place the spool of thread onto the spool pin.

    Slide the spool onto the pin so that the spool is horizontal and the thread unwinds to the front at the bottom.

     

    If the spool or the spool cap is not positioned correctly, the thread may become tangled around the spool pin and the needle may break.

     
  6. Slide the spool cap onto the spool pin.

    Slide the spool cap as far as possible to the right, as shown, with the rounded side on the left.

     

  7. While holding the thread lightly with your right hand, pull the thread with your left hand, and then pass the thread behind the thread guide cover and to the front.

    pass 1 Thread guide

     
  8. Pass the thread under the thread guide cover from the back to the front.
    Hold the thread with your right hand so that there is no slack in the thread that is pulled out, and then pass the thread under the thread guide cover with your left hand.

    pass the thread under the thread guide cover 1 Thread guide cover

     
  9. Thread the machine by guiding the thread along the path indicated by the number on the machine.

    Thread the machine

     

  10. Pass the thread into the thread take-up lever from the right to the left.

    Pass the thread into the thread take-up lever 1 Thread take-up lever

    If the needle is not raised, the thread take-up lever cannot be threaded.
    Be sure to press the needle position button to raise the needle before threading the thread take-up lever.

     
  11. Pass the thread behind the needle bar thread guide.

    The thread can easily be passed behind the needle bar thread guide by holding the thread in your left hand, then feeding the thread with your right hand, as shown.

    needle bar thread guide 1 Needle bar thread guide

     
  12. Lower the presser foot lever to lower the presser foot.
    presser foot lever 1 Presser foot lever
 

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