Threading the machine – SINGER 1288 User Manual

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Threading the Machine

• Place spool of thread on spool pin. If spool being

used hasathread retaining slit A, it should be placed

to the right, as illustrated.

Raise the presser foot, to release thread tension.

• Raise the take-up lever to highest position by turn­

ing hand wheel toward you.

• Snap thread into thread guide post 1.

• Holding thread ends in each hand, snap thread into

upper thread guide



• Pass thread through thread guide 3.

• With right hand on thread spool, thread the needle

thread tension 4. Slide thread over metal plate be­
tween tension discs with left hand. Lead thread

under tensfon and tension wire. Thread tension wire
by firmly pulling thread up and over to the right.

• Guide thread through point 5.

• Thread take-up lever 6, as illustrated.

• Draw thread through points 7 and 8, guiding thread

from rear of each guide to the right.

• Pass thread through guide 9. Thread the needle 10




through the needle eye.