2 4 Buttonholes(B) Sensor BH Pull down BH Lever. 1 AUTO 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 Step-1 Step-2 Step-3 17 18 19 20 21 6 5 No gap 3 R 1 Pull down BH Lever. X 35 Sensor (Square) buttonhole Select pattern B1. To sew 1 Attach the automatic buttonhole foot R snapping the pin into the groove of the foot holder. Raise the presser foot. 2 Pull the button holder to the rear, and place the button in it. Push it tightly against the button. NOTES: The buttonhole size is automatically set by placing a button into the button holder in the rear of the automatic buttonhole foot R. The button holder of the foot takes a button size of up to 2.5 cm (1") in diameter. If the button is extremely thick, make a test buttonhole on an extra piece of the fabric. If it is difficult to fit the button through the test buttonhole, you can lengthen the buttonhole by pulling the button holder back a little. The length of the buttonhole will be increased. 3 Pull the buttonhole lever down as far as it will go. 4 Press the start/stop button to sew the buttonhole. NOTE: A warning message will appear and the machine will stop automatically if you start to sew a buttonhole without pulling down the buttonhole lever. Press the exit key and pull down the buttonhole lever to restart. 5 When buttonhole sewing is finished, push the buttonhole lever up as far as it will go. 6 Remove the fabric and place a pin just below the bartack at each end to prevent accidentally cutting threads. Cut the opening with the seam ripper. Use an eyelet puncher to open a keyhole buttonhole. NOTE: Make sure there is no gap between the slider and front stopper, otherwise the left and right lengths will be different.
Buttonholes(B) Auto BH Pull Button Holder firmly. 1 AUTO 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 Step 1 Sew to length required, then press " ". Step 2 Sew up to start position, then press " ". Step 3 Machine stops when BH is completed. Restart for the same size. Different size R R R R 36 Automatic (square) buttonhole Select pattern B2. Pull the button holder all the way out. Mark the buttonhole position on the fabric. Insert the fabric under the foot. Press the up/down needle button twice. Remove the fabric to the left to draw the needle thread through the hole of the foot. Insert the garment under the foot, and lower the needle at the starting point. Then lower the automatic buttonhole foot R. NOTES: You do not need to pull down the buttonhole lever. If you wish to change the buttonhole width and stitch density press the adjust key. If you wish to sew a buttonhole longer than the size permitted by the automatic buttonhole foot R, use satin stitch foot F. Step-1 Sew up the left side until the end of the buttonhole mark. Then press the reverse button. Step-2 Depress the foot control. The machine will automatically tack and sew down the right side of the buttonhole. Stop the machine when you are directly opposite the starting point. Press the reverse button. Step-3 Keep the foot control depressed. The machine will bartack, lock the stitches and automatically stop when the buttonhole is completed. To make the next buttonhole, position the fabric and step down on the foot control. To sew the next button hole in a different size press the exit key X . The machine will sew another buttonhole identical to the first one each time you step down on the foot control. NOTE: To cut the buttonhole opening, refer to the instructions on the previous page.