Keep hands clear. Carriage will now move to set position. 65 Setting the Embroidery Carriage Arm Turn the power switch on and raise the presser foot. Press down and hold the carriage release lever and swing out the carriage arm until it is fully extended. Release the carriage release lever. Press the embroidery mode key. The visual touch screen will show a warning message. Press the OK key. The carriage will move to the position for setting the hoop. NOTE: Be sure to set the carriage arm in the extended position before pressing the embroidery mode key. CAUTION: Do not push or lift the carriage once it is set in the extended position to prevent it from being damaged.
3 1 2 START STOP 66 Attaching the Embroidery Hoop to the Machine Turn the attaching knob so it is parallel with the carriage arm, and set the hoop on the carriage. Attach the hoop by fitting the pins into the carriage holes. 1 Attaching Knob 2 Carriage Holes 3 Pins Turn the attaching knob clockwise to secure the hoop CAUTIONS: Do not attach the hoop unless the carriage arm is in the setting position. Always provide sufficient clearance for the embroidery carriage behind your machine before starting embroidery. Never try to move the carriage with hand or touch the carriage while it is moving. Make sure to return the carriage to the stored position before turning the power off. Thread Holder To avoid sewing on the needle thread, place the thread end on the thread holder. Pass the needle thread through the hole in the embroidery foot and draw it up to the thread holder. Hang the thread on the thread holder from the front to back.