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When using an electrical appliance, basic safety precautions
should always be followed, including the following:

Read all instructions before using this sewing machine.


—To reduce the risk of electric shock:

1. A sewing machine should never be left unattended when

plugged in.

2. Always unplug a sewing machine from the electric outlet

immediately after using and before cleaning.

3. Always unplug before changing the light bulb. Replace bulb

with same type rated 15 watts.


—To reduce the risk of burns, fire, electric shock,

or injury to persons:

1. Do not allow to be used as a toy. Close attention is necessary

when this sewing machine is used by or near children.

2. Use this sewing machine only for its intended use as

described in this manual. Use only attachments
recommended by the manufacturer as contained in this

3. Never operate this sewing machine if it has a damaged cord or

plug, if it is not working properly, if it has been dropped or
damaged, or dropped into water. Return the appliance to the
nearest authorized dealer or service center for examination,
repair, electrical or mechanical adjustment.

4. Never operate the sewing machine with any air openings

blocked. Keep ventilation openings of the sewing machine
and foot controller free from accumulation of lint, dust, and

loose cloth.

5. Keep fingers away from all moving parts. Special care is

required around the sewing machine needle.

6. Always use the proper needle plate. The wrong plate can

cause the needle to break.

7. Do not use bent needles.

8. Do not pull or push fabric while stitching, it may deflect the

needle causing it to break.

9. Switch the sewing machine off (“0”) when making any

adjustments in the needle area such as threading the needle,
changing the needle, or changing presser foot, and the like.

10. Always unplug sewing machine from the electrical outlet

when removing covers, lubricating, or when making any other

user servicing adjustments mentioned in the instruction

11. Never drop or insert any object into any opening.

12. Do not use outdoors.

13. Do not operate where aerosol (spray products) are being used

or where oxygen is being administered.

14. To disconnect, turn all controls to the off (“0”) position, then

remove plug from outlet.

15. Do not unplug by pulling on cord. To unplug, grasp the plug,

not the cord.


This sewing machine is intended for household use only.