How do I restart embroidering when the thread breaks or the bobbin thread runs out while embroidering?

If the thread breaks or the bobbin thread runs out while embroidering, the machine will automatically stop. Since some stitches may be embroidered with only one thread, go back through the stitching to a point where stitches have already been embroidered before continuing embroidering.

 

  • If the thread sensor is turned off, the machine does not stop until embroidering is finished. Normally, the thread sensor should be turned on.
  • Be careful when going back or forward through the stitching since the embroidery frame moves at the same time.

If the upper thread breaks

  1. Re-thread the upper thread.
  2. Touch   .

     

     

    →The stitch navigating screen appears.

 

  1. Touch  and  to go back through the stitching to a point where stitches have already been sewn.

    (1) Each touch of this key moves one stitch back through the stitching.
    (2) Each touch of this key moves ten stitches back through the stitching.

    The embroidery frame moves. Go back to the point where stitches have already been sewn.

    The red pointer light indicates the needle drop point when you set the "LED pointer" to "ON" in the settings screen.

    If the needle bar is moved back too far through the stitching, touch  or  to go forward through the stitching.

     

    (1) Each touch of this key moves one stitch forward through the stitching.
    (2) Each touch of this key moves ten stitches forward through the stitching.

 

  1. Touch " OK ".
    →The embroidering screen appears again.
  1. Touch  , and then press the "Start / Stop" button to continue embroidering.

 

If the bobbin thread breaks or runs out

  1. Touch  , and then press the thread trimming button.

     

         →The Upper thread is trimmed.

    • If the bobbin thread breaks or runs out, also trim the upper thread.
  1. Remove the stitches embroidered only with the upper thread.

      Pull the trim end of the upper thread.

    • If the stitches cannot be cleanly removed, trim the thread with scissors.

 

  1. If the bobbin thread ran out replace the bobbin with a bobbin wound with bobbin thread.

    • If the hook cover can opened, replace the bobbin without removing the embroidery frame from the machine.
    • If the machine bed is hidden, for example, with a bag-shaped piece of fabric, or if the hook cover cannot be opened, temporarily remove the embroidery frame.

     

    If the embroidery frame is removed before embroidering of the pattern is finished, be careful of the following, otherwise the pattern may become misaligned.

    • Do not apply extreme pressure before to the framaned fabric and cause it to became loose.
    • When removing and re-attaching the embroidery frame, do not allow the frame to hit the carriage or the presser foot. If the carriage is hit and moves, turm the machine off, then on again. The correct frame position at the time that the machine was stopped is stored in the machine's memory, and the embroidery frame is returned to the correct postion.
    • When the embroidery frame is re-attached, make sure that the pins on the left and right arms of the embroidery frame holder securely fit into the hokes in the handles on the emboidery frame.
  1. Go back through the stitching in the same way as that described in step 2 of "If the upper thread breaks", and then continue embroidering.

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