FAQs & Troubleshooting
Outline of viewing and functions for keys on the utility stitch screen and the decorative stitch screen
Touch a key with your finger to select the stitch pattern, to select a machine function, or to select an operation indicated on the key. The screen below appears when you touch on the operation panel.
|(A) Utility stitch
(B) Character/Decorative stitch
(C) MY CUSTOM STITCH
(D) Pattern retrieve key (from the machine's memory)
(E) Pattern retrieve key (from a USB flash drive)
|■Utility stitch screen||■Utility stitch editing screen|
|■Character/Decorative stitch screen||
■Character/Decorative stitch editing
Some editing functions cannot be used with certain stitch patterns.
Only the functions for the displayed keys are available when a stitch pattern is selected.
|(1)||–||Stitches||Touch the key for the stitch you want to sew.|
|(2)||Stitch pattern display size||Shows the approximate size of the stitch pattern selected.
|(3)||–||Stitch preview||Shows a preview of the selected stitch.|
Shows presser foot to be used. Before sewing, install the presser foot indicated here.
* The symbols for certain presser feet, such as zipper foot "I" and the quilting foot, may not appear in the screen.
|(5)||Needle position setting||
Shows single or twin needle mode setting, and the needle stop position.
|(6)||Stitch width||Shows the stitch width of the currently selected stitch pattern.|
|(7)||Stitch length||Shows the stitch length of the currently selected stitch pattern.|
|(8)||L/R Shift||Shows the distance of left/right shift from the original position.|
|(9)||Manual adjustment key||Touch this key to display the adjustment screen of the stitch width, stitch length and "L/R Shift".|
|(10)||Page display||Shows additional pages that can be displayed.|
|(11)||Edit/stitch switching key||Touch this key to toggle between the stitch editing screen and the stitch screen.|
|(12)||Image key||Shows a preview of the sewn image. Touch to change the thread color in the image to red, blue, or black.|
|(13)||Memory key||Touch this key to save combined stitch patterns.|
|(14)||Automatic thread cutting
|Touch this key to set the automatic thread cutting function.|
|Touch this key to use the automatic reverse/reinforcement stitch function.|
|(16)||Single/repeat sewing key||Touch this key to choose single stitch pattern or continuous stitch patterns. Depending on the selected stitch, this key may be disabled. To finish a complete motif while sewing the stitch pattern continuously, you can touch this key while sewing. The machine will automatically stop when the motif is finished.|
|(17)||Back to beginning key||When sewing is stopped, touch this key to return to the beginning of the stitch pattern.|
|(18)||Mirror image key||After selecting the stitch pattern, use this key to create a horizontal mirror image of the stitch pattern.|
|(19)||Size selection key||Use this key to select the size of the character stitch (large, small).|
|(20)||Some of the following keys will appear, depending on the selected stitch pattern.|
|Elongation key||When satin stitch patterns are selected, touch this key to choose from 5 automatic length settings, without changing the stitch zigzag width or stitch length settings.
|Thread density key||After selecting the decorative satin stitch pattern , use this key to change the thread density of the stitch pattern.
： Low density ： High density
If the stitches bunch when thread density is changed to , return the thread density to . If you continue sewing when the stitches are bunched, the needle may bend or break.
|Character spacing key||Touch this key to change the spacing of character stitch patterns.
Spacing changes are valid not only while entering characters but also before and after the entering of characters.
|(21)||Delete key||Touch this key to delete the selected stitch pattern. When you make a mistake in combining stitch patterns, use this key to delete stitch patterns.|