Brother International CS6000i User Guide

Brother International CS6000i - Computerized Sewing Machine Manual

Brother International CS6000i manual table of contents:

  • Brother International CS6000i | User Guide - Page 1
    ... needle, changing needle, threading bobbin, or changing presser foot, and the like. 15. Always unplug the machine from the ... other user servicing adjustments mentioned in the instruction manual. 16. This sewing machine is not intended for use by young children or infirm persons without supervision. (...
  • Brother International CS6000i | User Guide - Page 2
    ...book Page 1 Thursday, October 21, 2004 4:32 PM FOR USERS IN THE UK, EIRE, MALTA AND CYPRUS ONLY If this machine is fitted with a three-pin non-rewireable BS plug then... the main lead must be destroyed as a plug with bared flexible cords is hazardous if engaged in a live socket outlet. In ...
  • Brother International CS6000i | User Guide - Page 3
    ...4:32 PM CONGRATULATIONS ON CHOOSING OUR MACHINE Your machine is one of the most advanced computerized household sewing machines. To fully enjoy all the features, we suggest that you study the manual before using the machine. PLEASE READ BEFORE USING...
  • Brother International CS6000i | User Guide - Page 4
    ... PM CONTENTS 1. KNOWING YOUR SEWING MACHINE ...5 NAMES OF MACHINE PARTS AND THEIR FUNCTIONS ...5 ... bed attachment ...7 ACCESSORIES ...8 Optional accessories ...8 USING YOUR SEWING MACHINE ...9 Power supply precautions ... thin fabrics ...31 Sewing stretch fabrics ...31 Using a free-arm style ...31 3...
  • Brother International CS6000i | User Guide - Page 5
    ... STITCHING ...34 BUTTONHOLE SEWING ...35 Button sewing ...38 ZIPPER INSERTION ...40 SEWING STRETCH FABRICS AND ELASTIC TAPE ...41 Stretch...52 STITCH SETTINGS ...52 Utility stitches ...52 MAINTENANCE ...57 Cleaning the machine surface ...57 Cleaning the bobbin case ...57 TROUBLESHOOTING ...59 ERROR ...
  • Brother International CS6000i | User Guide - Page 6
    ... 21, 2004 4:32 PM 1 KNOWING YOUR SEWING MACHINE NAMES OF MACHINE PARTS AND THEIR FUNCTIONS The main parts 1 a Bobbin winder (page 11) ... 31) i Operation buttons (page 6) The operation buttons differ depending on the sewing machine model. j Operation panel (page 7) This is used...
  • Brother International CS6000i | User Guide - Page 7
    ... Thursday, October 21, 2004 4:32 PM KNOWING YOUR SEWING MACHINE Needle and presser foot section ... buttons help you to easily perform various basic sewing machine operations. The operation buttons differ depending on the sewing machine model. a Presser foot lever Raise and lower the presser foot ...
  • Brother International CS6000i | User Guide - Page 8
    NCBC2000.book Page 7 Thursday, October 21, 2004 4:32 PM Operation panel The operation panel, located on the front of the sewing machine, allows you to select a stitch and specify how the stitch will be sewn. Flat bed attachment The accessories are stored in a ...
  • Brother International CS6000i | User Guide - Page 9
    ... 8 Thursday, October 21, 2004 4:32 PM KNOWING YOUR SEWING MACHINE ACCESSORIES The following accessories are stored in the flat ... "A" Overcasting foot "G" Monogramming foot "N" Zipper foot "I" Zigzag foot "J" (on machine) Blind stitch foot "R" Button fitting foot "M" Seam ripper Part Code U.S.A. ...
  • Brother International CS6000i | User Guide - Page 10
    ... 2004 4:32 PM USING YOUR SEWING MACHINE Power supply precautions Be sure to observe the... turned off. Note ● If a power outage occurs while the sewing machine is being operated, turn off... machine and unplug the power supply cord. When restarting the sewing machine, follow the necessary procedure to...
  • Brother International CS6000i | User Guide - Page 11
    ... its jack/socket on the rear side of the sewing machine. Sewing speed controller (for models equipped ..., be sure to turn off the sewing machine in order to prevent the machine from accidentally being started. When you ... is stopped. a Turn off the sewing machine. Slower Faster You should make sure...
  • Brother International CS6000i | User Guide - Page 12
    ... bobbins (part code: SA156, SFB: XA5539-151) that have been designed for this sewing machine. Using other bobbins may cause damage to the ... the bobbin. Pass the end of the thread through the hole on 1 a Spring on the shaft b Groove of the bobbin e 2 Turn on the sewing machine. 11
  • Brother International CS6000i | User Guide - Page 13
    ... 21, 2004 4:32 PM KNOWING YOUR SEWING MACHINE f press the foot controller or press While holding the end of the thread, gently (... speed controller). Memo g Trim the excess thread above the bobbin. ● When the sewing machine is started or the handwheel is turned after winding ...
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    NCBC2000.book Page 13 Thursday, October 21, 2004 4:32 PM
  • Brother International CS6000i | User Guide - Page 15
    ... Page 14 Thursday, October 21, 2004 4:32 PM KNOWING YOUR SEWING ... b Memo ● When the sewing machine is started or the handwheel is turned after winding the thread around the bobbin,.... If it is not inserted, reinsert the thread. ● The bobbin was designed specifically for this sewing machine. If ...
  • Brother International CS6000i | User Guide - Page 16
    ... b) until the cover clicks into place. • Make sure that the thread is correctly inserted through the tension-adjusting spring of the bobbin case. If it is not inserted, reinsert the thread. 1 • Replace the cover so that the end of the thread ...
  • Brother International CS6000i | User Guide - Page 17
    ... Thursday, October 21, 2004 4:32 PM KNOWING YOUR SEWING MACHINE Upper threading Set the upper thread and ... If the needle is not correctly raised, the sewing machine can not be threaded. Be sure to turn the handwheel so that the mark on the wheel points up before threading the sewing machine. 16
  • Brother International CS6000i | User Guide - Page 18
    ... the thread take-up lever before you feed the upper thread. ● If you incorrectly feed the thread you may cause sewing problems. CAUTION ● If the spool of thread is in the wrong place, or is set incorrectly, the thread may tangle on the spool pin and cause the ...
  • Brother International CS6000i | User Guide - Page 19
    ... 18 Thursday, October 21, 2004 4:32 PM KNOWING YOUR SEWING MACHINE d Fully lower the ... the needle toward the back of the sewing Pull out about 5 cm (2 inch) of thread through machine. X The end of ... the thread you may cause sewing problems. a Hook b Thread f needle threader lever. The hook will ...
  • Brother International CS6000i | User Guide - Page 20
    ...2004 4:32 PM Drawing up the lower thread a Lightly hold the end of the upper thread. d and pull them toward the back of the machine Pull out about 10 cm (4 inch) of both threads under the presser foot. 1 a Upper thread b raise the needle either by ...
  • Brother International CS6000i | User Guide - Page 21
    ... 4:32 PM KNOWING YOUR SEWING MACHINE REPLACING THE NEEDLE This section provides information ... uses The sewing machine needle that should be used depends on the fabric and thread thickness... threads, regardless of the fabric being sewn. ● A 75/11 needle is already installed when the sewing machine...
  • Brother International CS6000i | User Guide - Page 22
    ...If the combination of the fabric, thread and needle is not correct, particularly when sewing thick fabrics ... Sewing with a bent needle is extremely dangerous since the needle may break while the machine ... is even. or 1 2 b a Mark b Needle position button Turn off the sewing machine. a Flat side ...
  • Brother International CS6000i | User Guide - Page 23
    ...22 Thursday, October 21, 2004 4:32 PM KNOWING YOUR SEWING MACHINE d use a screwdriver to turn the needle clamp...tightening the needle clamp screw, otherwise certain parts of the sewing machine may be damaged. ● Be sure to insert the needle until it touches the needle stopper and securely tighten ...
  • Brother International CS6000i | User Guide - Page 24
    ... with a twin needle We have designed your machine so you can sew with this needle and two top threads. You can use the same color or ...-121). Other needles could break, and damage the machine. ● Do not sew with bent needles. The needle could break and injure you. ● ...
  • Brother International CS6000i | User Guide - Page 25
    ..., 2004 4:32 PM KNOWING YOUR SEWING MACHINE REPLACING THE PRESSER FOOT CAUTION ● Always turn off the power .... b Needle position button If the sewing machine has been turned on, CAUTION ● Before replacing the presser foot, be sure to turn off the sewing machine, otherwise injuries may occur ...
  • Brother International CS6000i | User Guide - Page 26
    NCBC2000.book Page 25 Thursday, October 21, 2004 4:32 PM f presser foot pin snaps into the shank in the Slowly lower the presser foot lever so that the presser foot holder.
  • Brother International CS6000i | User Guide - Page 27
    ... operations are described below. Before operating the sewing machine, read the following precautions. CAUTION ... too hard while sewing, otherwise injuries may occur or the needle may break.... the basic procedures below to sew. 1 Turn on the machine. Turn on the sewing machine. For details on turning...
  • Brother International CS6000i | User Guide - Page 28
    NCBC2000.book Page 27 Thursday, October 21, 2004 4:32 PM
  • Brother International CS6000i | User Guide - Page 29
    ... the presser foot, pass pull out about 5 cm (2 inch) of thread toward the rear of the machine.... is not connected, press once.) or X The machine starts sewing. a 5 cm (2 inch) d fabric with your ... equipped with the start/stop button). X The machine stops sewing. i toward you (counterclockwise) so ...
  • Brother International CS6000i | User Guide - Page 30
    ...the threads through the thread Pull the fabric to the left side of the machine, Thread tension The thread tension will affect the quality of your stitches. You may need to adjust...them. Memo ● We recommend that you do a test sample on scrap of a fabric before you start to sew.
  • Brother International CS6000i | User Guide - Page 31
    ...sewing your project. Trial sewing After you select a stitch, the machine automatically sets ...may not be achieved. For the trial sewing, use a piece of fabric and thread that are the same as those ...sew around the curve. Changing the sewing direction a sewing machine. When sewing along a curve while ...
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    NCBC2000.book Page 31 Thursday, October 21, 2004 4:32 PM
  • Brother International CS6000i | User Guide - Page 33
    ... finish them in one operation. They are also useful for sewing stretch materials. Reverse/ Reinforcement ...stitches model 50 stitches model 40 stitches model Application Auto Manual Auto ...stitching. d presser foot guide. Attach overcasting foot "G" or zigzag foot "J". Sew with the edge of the fabric ...
  • Brother International CS6000i | User Guide - Page 34
    ... J 00 00 00 00 Basic stitching, sewing gathers or pintucks, etc. 0.0 (0) 0.0-7.0 (0-1/4) 2.5 (3/32)...01 01 01 Attaching zippers, basic 01 stitching, and sewing gathers or pintucks,...Do not use reverse stitching. f When sewing is finished, cut the thread. • For details, refer to "Starting ...
  • Brother International CS6000i | User Guide - Page 35
    ... Walking Foot No No Twin Needle No No Presser Foot Pattern No. 70 stitches model 60 stitches model 50 stitches model 40 stitches model Application Auto Manual Auto Manual Stitch Width [mm (inch.)] Stitch Length [mm (inch.)] Pattern Stitch Name R Blind hem stitch R...
  • Brother International CS6000i | User Guide - Page 36
    ... October 21, 2004 4:32 PM BUTTONHOLE SEWING Buttonholes can be sewn and buttons can...Pattern No. 70 stitches model 60 stitches model 50 stitches model 40 stitches model Application Auto Manual Auto ...Appliqué quilting, freemotion quilting, satin stitching, button sewing 6.0 3.0-6.0 (15/64) (1/8-15/64)...
  • Brother International CS6000i | User Guide - Page 37
    NCBC2000.book Page 36 Thursday, October 21, 2004 4:32 PM UTILITY STITCHES The names of parts of buttonhole foot "A", which is used for sewing buttonholes, are indicated below. 1
  • Brother International CS6000i | User Guide - Page 38
    ...Buttonhole lever b Bracket g your left hand, and then start sewing. Gently hold the end of the upper thread in • When using the eyelet punch, place ...if the seam ripper slips. X Once sewing is completed, the machine automatically sews reinforcement stitches, then stops. Memo ● ...
  • Brother International CS6000i | User Guide - Page 39
    NCBC2000.book Page 38 Thursday, October 21, 2004 4:32 PM UTILITY STITCHES
  • Brother International CS6000i | User Guide - Page 40
    ... holes toward the rear of the sewing machine, and then sew them in the same way....) to sew reinforcement stitches. j stitching to the wrong side of the fabric, and Pull the upper thread... are finished attaching the button, (to the left as seen from the front of the machine) to raise the feed dogs. 39...
  • Brother International CS6000i | User Guide - Page 41
    ... INSERTION You can use the zipper foot to sew different types of zippers, and can easily... side of the needle. When sewing the right side of the zipper, attach the shank to the left pin of the zipper foot. ...zipper side of the foot for best results. 3 a Zipper foot b Right pin for sewing the left side ...
  • Brother International CS6000i | User Guide - Page 42
    ... Thursday, October 21, 2004 4:32 PM SEWING STRETCH FABRICS AND ELASTIC TAPE Stretch... Sew the elastic tape to the fabric while Sew the fabric without stretching it. as the fabric. While pulling ...fabric. 1 CAUTION 2 a Elastic tape b Pin ● When sewing, be sure that the needle does not touch any ...
  • Brother International CS6000i | User Guide - Page 43
    ...APPLIQUÉ, PATCHWORK AND QUILT STITCHING The stitches that can be used for sewing appliqués, patchwork and... No No No No Twin Needle Yes (J) No Yes (J) No No... model 50 stitches model 40 stitches model Application Auto Manual Auto Manual Stitch Width [mm (inch.)] Stitch Length [mm (inch.)] Stitch Name...
  • Brother International CS6000i | User Guide - Page 44
    ..., October 21, 2004 4:32 PM d Carefully sew around the edge of the design. Piecing... with a 6.5 mm (1/4 inch) seam allowance. Sew a piecing straight stitch 6.5 mm (1/4 inch) from either... away any fabric that is left outside the stitching. b c Select stitch or . 3 Sew with the side of the presser...
  • Brother International CS6000i | User Guide - Page 45
    ..., and then evenly guide the fabric while Place one hand on each side of the presser sewing. Quilting Sandwiching batting between the top and bottom .... Reverse stitches cannot be sewn with the walking foot. a Note ● When sewing with the walking foot, sew at a speed between slow and ...
  • Brother International CS6000i | User Guide - Page 46
    .... The optional quilting foot is needed for free-motion quilting. d rear of the machine on the base, to Slide... then tighten the presser foot holder Turn on the sewing machine, and then select.... After sewing is finished, slide the feed dog (to the left as seen from the front of the machine) to raise...
  • Brother International CS6000i | User Guide - Page 47
    ...Attaching sleeves, sewing inseams, sewing stretch fabrics and decorative stitching Manual Auto ... corners and openings. As an example, the procedure for sewing bar tacks at pocket corners is described .... • For details, refer to "Starting to sew" (page 28). a Set the button guide plate on buttonhole ...
  • Brother International CS6000i | User Guide - Page 48
    ... f your left hand, and then start sewing. Pass the upper thread down through the hole in the ... with the correct size. Gently hold the end of the upper thread in X Once sewing is completed, the machine automatically sews reinforcement stitches, then stops. g fabric, and cut the thread. h position....
  • Brother International CS6000i | User Guide - Page 49
    ... Various decorative stitches can be sewn with this sewing machine. Reverse/ Reinforcement Stitching Rfc.* Rfc.* Rfc.* Rfc.* Rfc.* Rfc.* Rfc.* Rfc.* Rfc... stitching and 14 Patchwork decorative stitching Patchwork stitching, decorative stitching and sewing 15 overcasting on both pieces ...
  • Brother International CS6000i | User Guide - Page 50
    ... is used. a along their seams. Scallop stitching The wave-shaped repeating pattern that looks ... or a sheet of water-soluble stabilizer. Select stitch . 3 1 c sure not to sew directly on the edge ... fabric. • Be careful not to cut the stitches. g After sewing is finished, remove the paper. 49...
  • Brother International CS6000i | User Guide - Page 51
    ... made of thin fabrics. a c (3/8 inch). Sew parallel stitching at intervals of 1 cm Fold the fabric... (3/8 inch) • Do not sew reverse/reinforcement stitches or cut the thread. d Smooth the gathers...). d slightly off the edge of the fabric. Sew while making sure that the needle drops 1 e f Select...
  • Brother International CS6000i | User Guide - Page 52
    ... medium weight fabrics in addition to plain weave fabrics. CAUTION ● The needle threader cannot be used with the wing needle, otherwise the sewing machine may be damaged. Manually pass the thread through the eye of the needle from the front ...
  • Brother International CS6000i | User Guide - Page 53
    ...using the twin needle, be sure to attach zigzag foot "J", otherwise the needle may break or the machine may be damaged. Utility stitches Reverse/ Reinforcement ... sewing 00 gathers or pintucks, etc. Attaching zippers, basic 01 stitching, and sewing gathers or pintucks, etc. Attaching...
  • Brother International CS6000i | User Guide - Page 54
    ...October 21, 2004 4:32 PM 70 stitches model 60 stitches model 50 ... Name Application Auto Manual Auto Manual R Blind hem stitch R 09 09 .... * Rfc. * Walking Foot Twin Needle Presser Foot Pattern No. Stitch Width ... and 21 Decorative elastic-attaching Lace sewing, decorative 22 hemming, heirloom ...
  • Brother International CS6000i | User Guide - Page 55
    ...and plain weave fabrics, heirloom stitching, etc. Manual Auto Manual N 26 26 26 24 5.0 (3/16) 5.0 (3/16) 5.0 (3/16) ... foot) No No J Piecing straight stitch J 37 37 - No Yes 38 38 -... Appliqué quilting, freemotion quilting, satin stitching, button sewing No No J 40 40 -...
  • Brother International CS6000i | User Guide - Page 56
    ..., October 21, 2004 4:32 PM 70 stitches model 60 stitches model 50 stitches ... model Stitch Name Application Auto Manual Auto Manual J Appliqué stitch (for quilting) J 41 41 - -...* Rfc. * Rfc. * Walking Foot Twin Needle Presser Foot Pattern No. Stitch Width [mm (inch.)] Stitch Length [mm (...
  • Brother International CS6000i | User Guide - Page 57
    ... October 21, 2004 4:32 PM APPENDIX 70 stitches model 60 stitches model 50 stitches model 40 stitches model Stitch Name Application Auto Manual Auto Manual N 57 52 42 - For decoration, etc. 7.0... stitches N 60 54 44 36 For decoration, etc. No 61 55 45 - For decoration, ...
  • Brother International CS6000i | User Guide - Page 58
    ...21, 2004 4:32 PM MAINTENANCE Simple sewing machine maintenance operations are described below....wipe it again with a dry cloth. Cleaning the bobbin case Sewing performance will suffer if dust... or be injured. a b CAUTION ● Unplug the power supply cord before cleaning the machine, otherwise injuries...
  • Brother International CS6000i | User Guide - Page 59
    ... ● Never use a bobbin case that is scratched, otherwise the upper thread may become tangled, the needle may break or sewing performance may suffer. For a new bobbin case (part code: XC3152-021), contact your nearest authorized service center...
  • Brother International CS6000i | User Guide - Page 60
    ... authorised service center. Symptom Possible cause The machine is not plugged in. The sewing machine does not work. The bobbin winder shaft is pushed to the ...presser foot you are using is not appropriate for the type of stitch that you want to sew. The needle breaks. You are pulling ...
  • Brother International CS6000i | User Guide - Page 61
    ... has been designed for this machine. Wind the bobbin thread properly. Replace the bobbin. Remove the tangled .... Only use a bobbin that has been designed for this machine. Reset the bobbin thread correctly. .... Only use a bobbin that has been designed for this machine. Reset the bobbin thread correctly....
  • Brother International CS6000i | User Guide - Page 62
    .... You have not used bobbin that has been designed for this machine. There is a highpitched noise while sewing. page 11 4 The needle ...used the right combination of fabric, thread and needle. The thread is tangled, for example, in the bobbin case. The sewing light bulb does not ...
  • Brother International CS6000i | User Guide - Page 63
    ... 21, 2004 4:32 PM APPENDIX ERROR MESSAGES If an operation is performed incorrectly before the sewing machine is set up, an error message appears on ... "F1" through "F8" appears in the LCD while the sewing machine is being used, the machine may be malfunctioning. Contact your ...
  • Brother International CS6000i | User Guide - Page 64
    ... basic stitching ...33 blind hem stitching...34 bobbin ...14 bobbin case...14, 57 bobbin cover...6, 14 bobbin winder...11, 59, 62 button sewing...38 buttonhole foot...36... ...49 seam ripper ...37 sewing machine needles ...20 sewing speed controller...6 sleeve holes...46 smocking...50 spool pin ......
  • Brother International CS6000i | User Guide - Page 65
    ...fabrics...30 thin fabrics ...31 thread cutter...29 thread guide ...16 thread tension ...29 trial sewing...30 triple stretch stitch ...33 troubleshooting ...59 twin needle ...22 U upper tension-control dial ...29 upper threading...16...
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Brother International CS6000i - Computerized Sewing Machine Manual