FAQs & Troubleshooting

FAQs & Troubleshooting

How do I manually thread the needle?

When using special thread, thread with a thickness of 130/20 or thicker, the wing needle or the twin needle which cannot be used with the needle threader, thread the needle as described below.



  1. Thread the machine to the needle bar thread guide.

  2. Lower the presser foot lever.

    Lower the presser foot lever 1 Presser foot lever
  3. Pass the thread through the eye of the needle from front to back.


  4. Raise the presser foot lever, pass the end of the thread through the presser foot, and then pull out about 5 cm (2 inches) of thread toward the rear of the machine.

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Related Models

BM-3500/2600, Innov-is 1500D/1500, Innov-is 50, Innov-is 55P, Innov-is 950, Innov-is 980D, Innov-is 980K, NX-400Q/400, NX-600, QC-1000

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