v x v z b n m e r x u c b n m w c r y i z o t q 13 Threading the Machine Press the needle up/down button to raise the take-up lever to the highest position. Press the lockout key to lockout the machine. Raise the presser foot. q Lockout key Pass the thread in order from z to m. z Hold the thread with both hands and pass the thread into the guide slot. w Guide slot x Hold the thread with both hands and draw the thread around the corner of the guide. Firmly pull the thread toward you along the right channel until the thread snaps. e Corner of the guide r Right channel c Draw the thread down along the right channel and around the bottom of the thread guide plate. Pull the thread up along the left channel. r Right channel t Thread guide plate y Left channel v While holding the thread at the spool, firmly draw the thread up and to the back of the take-up lever. Draw the thread forward to draw it into the eye of the take-up lever. u Eye of the take-up lever b Then pull the thread down along the left channel and through the lower thread guide. i Lower thread guide n Slide the thread behind the needle bar thread guide from the left. o Needle bar thread guide m Thread the needle with the needle threader (refer to the next page).