Brother International CS6000i User Guide

Brother International CS6000i - Computerized Sewing Machine Manual

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  • Brother International CS6000i | User Guide - Page 1
    ...lubricating, or when making any 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. (For Australia and New Zealand ...
  • Brother International CS6000i | User Guide - Page 2
    ... 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 please ... from the main lead must be destroyed as a plug with bared flexible cords is hazardous if engaged in a live socket outlet. In the ...
  • 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
    ... SEWING MACHINE ...5 NAMES OF MACHINE PARTS AND THEIR FUNCTIONS ...5 The main parts ...5 Needle ... attachment ...7 ACCESSORIES ...8 Optional accessories ...8 USING YOUR SEWING MACHINE ...9 Power supply precautions ... procedure ...26 Selecting stitching ...27 Starting to sew ...28 Thread tension ...29...
  • Brother International CS6000i | User Guide - Page 5
    ... ...33 BLIND HEM STITCHING ...34 BUTTONHOLE SEWING ...35 Button sewing ...38 ZIPPER INSERTION ...40 SEWING STRETCH FABRICS AND ELASTIC TAPE ...41 Stretch stitching ...41 Elastic... MAINTENANCE ...57 Cleaning the machine surface ...57 Cleaning the bobbin case ...57 TROUBLESHOOTING ...59 ERROR...
  • Brother International CS6000i | User Guide - Page 6
    ... 1 KNOWING YOUR SEWING MACHINE NAMES OF MACHINE PARTS AND THEIR FUNCTIONS The main parts 1 a Bobbin winder (page ...) i Operation buttons (page 6) The operation buttons differ depending on the sewing machine model. j Operation panel (page 7) This is used to select the stitch and specify the various...
  • Brother International CS6000i | User Guide - Page 7
    ... 21, 2004 4:32 PM KNOWING YOUR SEWING MACHINE Needle and presser foot section d Presser ... 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 lever to...
  • 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...
  • Brother International CS6000i | User Guide - Page 9
    NCBC2000.book Page 8 Thursday, October 21, 2004 4:32 PM KNOWING YOUR SEWING MACHINE ACCESSORIES The following accessories are stored in the flat bed ...T This foot controller can be used on the following machine models: CS-6000, CS-5100, CS-4000, BC-2500, BC-2300, BC-2100, ES...
  • 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
    ... 21, 2004 4:32 PM KNOWING YOUR SEWING MACHINE Foot controller Insert the foot ... into its jack/socket on the rear side of the sewing machine. Sewing speed controller (for models equipped ...(stitch selection After turning on the sewing machine, release the "-" side of (stitch selection key). Note ...
  • Brother International CS6000i | User Guide - Page 12
    ...use bobbins (part code: SA156, SFB: XA5539-151) that have been designed for this sewing machine. Using other bobbins may cause damage to the machine..... 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
    ....book Page 12 Thursday, October 21, 2004 4:32 PM KNOWING YOUR SEWING ...stop button) to start. (start/ Note ● If the sewing machine is to be operated using the foot controller,...Memo g Trim the excess thread above the bobbin. ● When the sewing machine is started or the handwheel is turned after ...
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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..., reinsert the thread. ● The bobbin was designed specifically for this sewing machine. If bobbins from other models...
  • Brother International CS6000i | User Guide - Page 16
    ... the right side (see arrow 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 comes out from the left ...
  • Brother International CS6000i | User Guide - Page 17
    ... 16 Thursday, October 21, 2004 4:32 PM KNOWING YOUR SEWING MACHINE Upper threading Set the upper thread and thread the needle. • For details on...or a Mark b Needle position button • If the needle is not correctly raised, the sewing machine can not be threaded. Be sure...
  • Brother International CS6000i | User Guide - Page 18
    ...● 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 needle to break. d on the previous page. 1 Feed the upper thread as shown...
  • Brother International CS6000i | User Guide - Page 19
    NCBC2000.book Page 18 Thursday, October 21, 2004 4:32 PM KNOWING YOUR SEWING MACHINE d Fully lower the needle threader lever. g the needle toward the back of the sewing Pull out about 5 cm (2 inch) of thread through machine. X The end of the needle threader rotates toward you...
  • Brother International CS6000i | User Guide - Page 20
    ... thread. d and pull them toward the back of the machine Pull out about 10 cm (4 inch) ... under the presser foot. 1 a Upper thread b raise the needle either by turning the While holding the end ...) so that the mark on the wheel points up or by pressing (needle position button) (for models equipped ...
  • Brother International CS6000i | User Guide - Page 21
    ... NEEDLE This section provides information on sewing machine needles. Needle precautions Be sure to observe the following ... follow the instructions below. CAUTION ● Only use home sewing machine needles. Use ... types and their uses The sewing machine needle that should be used depends on the fabric ...
  • Brother International CS6000i | User Guide - Page 22
    ...raise the needle by pressing once or twice.) Checking the needle Sewing with a bent needle is extremely dangerous since the needle may break while the machine is being ... flat surface is even. or 1 2 b a Mark b Needle position button Turn off the sewing machine. a Flat side b Needle ...
  • Brother International CS6000i | User Guide - Page 23
    ..., 2004 4:32 PM KNOWING YOUR SEWING MACHINE d use a screwdriver to turn the needle clamp Hold the needle with... apply strong force when loosening or 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...
  • Brother International CS6000i | User Guide - Page 24
    ... needle We have designed your machine so you can sew with this needle and two top ...could break, and damage the machine. ● Do not sew with bent needles. The needle could break and ... zigzag foot "J", otherwise the needle may break or the machine may be damaged. ● When changing the sewing direction, ...
  • Brother International CS6000i | User Guide - Page 25
    ...October 21, 2004 4:32 PM KNOWING YOUR SEWING MACHINE REPLACING THE PRESSER FOOT CAUTION ● ...be read. a Mark b turn it off. b Needle position button If the sewing machine has been turned ...Before replacing the presser foot, be sure to turn off the sewing machine, otherwise injuries may occur if ...
  • 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
    ... SEWING Basic sewing operations are described below. Before operating the sewing machine, read the following precautions. CAUTION ● While the ... the machine. Turn on the sewing machine. For details on turning on the machine, refer to "Power supply" (page 9). ↓ 2 Select the stitch. Select the ...
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    NCBC2000.book Page 27 Thursday, October 21, 2004 4:32 PM
  • Brother International CS6000i | User Guide - Page 29
    ....book Page 28 Thursday, October 21, 2004 4:32 PM SEWING BASICS e Lower the presser foot lever. Starting to sew a... button)) (for models equipped with the start/stop button). X The machine stops sewing. i toward you (counterclockwise) so that the Raise the needle by turning the handwheel mark on...
  • Brother International CS6000i | User Guide - Page 30
    ... pass 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 ...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
    ... these tips when sewing your project. Trial sewing After you select a stitch, the machine automatically sets the stitch width ... sewing direction to sew around the curve. Changing the sewing direction a sewing machine. When sewing along a curve while using a zigzag stitch, select a shorter stitch ...
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    NCBC2000.book Page 31 Thursday, October 21, 2004 4:32 PM
  • Brother International CS6000i | User Guide - Page 33
    ...operation. They are also useful for sewing stretch materials. Reverse/ Reinforcement Stitching Rev.* Rfc....stitches model 50 stitches model 40 stitches model Application Auto Manual Auto ... foot "G" or zigzag foot "J". Sew with the edge of the fabric against the Select a stitch. • For details, refer...
  • Brother International CS6000i | User Guide - Page 34
    ... 4:32 PM BASIC STITCHING Straight stitches are used for sewing plain seams. Three ... 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....: Reinforcement ***Do not use reverse stitching. f When sewing is finished, cut the thread. • For details...
  • 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
    ... BUTTONHOLE SEWING Buttonholes can be sewn and buttons can be sewn on. Reverse/ Reinforcement Stitching Auto... stitches model 50 stitches model 40 stitches model Application Auto Manual Auto Manual... 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
    ...the cutting direction, otherwise injuries may result if the seam ripper slips. X Once sewing is completed, the machine automatically sews reinforcement stitches, then stops. Memo ● Before sewing buttonholes, check the stitch length and width by sewing a trial buttonhole...
  • 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
    ...sew the two holes closest to you. Then, slide the button so that the needle goes into the two holes toward the rear of the sewing machine, and then sew them in the same way. 3 e Select a stitch with stitch . (With models not provided , select ...
  • Brother International CS6000i | User Guide - Page 41
    ... easily position it to the right or left side of the needle. When sewing the right side of the zipper, attach... use reverse stitching. 1 2 d top on both sides. The needle should be Sew from the bottom of the zipper... you start sewing. If you choose a different stitch, the needle will hit the presser...
  • Brother International CS6000i | User Guide - Page 42
    ... Stitch Name Stretch stitch J 03 03 03 03 Sewing stretch fabrics and decorative... zigzag foot "J". Select stitch . d stretching the tape so that it is the same length Sew the elastic tape ...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
    ... STITCHES APPLIQUÉ, PATCHWORK AND QUILT STITCHING The stitches that can be used for sewing appliqués, patchwork and quilts are described below. Reverse/ Reinforcement Stitching Rfc.* Rfc.*... 60 stitches model 50 stitches model 40 stitches model Application Auto Manual Auto Manual Stitch ...
  • 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... any fabric that is left outside the stitching. b c Select stitch or . 3 Sew with the side of the presser foot...
  • Brother International CS6000i | User Guide - Page 45
    ... 2004 4:32 PM UTILITY STITCHES e foot, and then evenly guide the fabric while Place one hand on each side of the presser sewing. Quilting Sandwiching batting between the top and...other patterns. Reverse stitches cannot be sewn with the walking foot. a Note ● When sewing with the walking foot,...
  • Brother International CS6000i | User Guide - Page 46
    ...then tighten the presser foot holder Turn on the sewing machine, and then select a f move ... taut, then Reinforcement stitches are sewn at the beginning and end of sewing. Hold the quilting .... 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
    ... Application Auto Attaching sleeves, sewing inseams, sewing stretch fabrics and decorative stitching Manual Auto Manual Stitch Width [mm (inch.)] Stitch Length [... is described below. Attach zigzag foot "J". Select stitch . Start sewing. • For details, refer to "Starting to sew" ...
  • Brother International CS6000i | User Guide - Page 48
    ... lever b Bracket f your left hand, and then start sewing. Pass the upper thread down through the hole in the ... be sewn 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 ...
  • Brother International CS6000i | User Guide - Page 49
    ... stitches can be sewn with this sewing machine. Reverse/ Reinforcement Stitching Rfc.* Rfc.* Rfc.* Rfc.* ... 14 Patchwork decorative stitching Patchwork stitching, decorative stitching and sewing 15 overcasting on... 22 22 Decorative stitching and 21 elastic-attaching Lace sewing, decorative 22 hemming...
  • Brother International CS6000i | User Guide - Page 50
    ...October 21, 2004 4:32 PM Fagoting Stitching across an open seam is called "fagoting"....). Trim along the stitches. f aligned along the center of the two pieces of Sew with the center of the presser... fabric. • Be careful not to cut the stitches. g After sewing is finished, remove the paper. 49...
  • Brother International CS6000i | User Guide - Page 51
    ...or cuffs made of thin fabrics. a c (3/8 inch). Sew parallel stitching at intervals of 1 cm Fold the fabric along ... details, refer to "Selecting stitching" (page 27). d slightly off the edge of the fabric. Sew while making sure that the needle drops 1 e f Select stitch or . Stitch between the...
  • Brother International CS6000i | User Guide - Page 52
    ...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... presser foot, the needle may bend or break. d Select stitch , or . d faces up, and then sew over the...
  • Brother International CS6000i | User Guide - Page 53
    ... Yes *** Yes No No No Twin Needle No Yes (J) No No No ... Straight J 00 00 00 Basic stitching, sewing 00 gathers or pintucks, etc. Attaching zippers, basic 01 stitching, and sewing gathers or pintucks, etc. Attaching ... stretch fabrics 03 Sewing and decorative stitching Overcasting and attach04 ing ...
  • Brother International CS6000i | User Guide - Page 54
    ..., October 21, 2004 4:32 PM 70 stitches model 60 stitches model 50 stitches ... Stitch Name Application Auto Manual Auto Manual R Blind hem stitch R 09 09 09...N 22 22 22 stitching and 21 Decorative elastic-attaching Lace sewing, decorative 22 hemming, heirloom stitching, etc. Decorative hemming...
  • Brother International CS6000i | User Guide - Page 55
    ..., medium weight and plain weave fabrics, heirloom stitching, etc. Manual Auto Manual N 26 26 26 24 5.0 (3/16) ... looks hand-sewn Appliqué quilting, freemotion quilting, satin stitching, button sewing No No J 40 40 - - No Yes *Rfc.: Reinforcement **Auto Rfc.: AutomaticReinforcement ***...
  • Brother International CS6000i | User Guide - Page 56
    ... October 21, 2004 4:32 PM 70 stitches model 60 stitches model 50 ...Stitch Name Application Auto Manual Auto Manual J Appliqué stitch (for quilting) J 41 41 -...Reinforcement Stitching Rfc. * Rfc. * Rfc. * Rfc. * Rfc. * Rfc. * Walking Foot Twin Needle Presser Foot Pattern No. Stitch Width [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...* Rfc. * Walking Foot Twin Needle Presser Foot Pattern No. Stitch Width [mm (inch...
  • Brother International CS6000i | User Guide - Page 58
    NCBC2000.book Page 57 Thursday, October 21, 2004 4:32 PM MAINTENANCE Simple sewing machine maintenance operations are described below. Cleaning the ...a wet cloth, wipe it again with a dry cloth. Cleaning the bobbin case Sewing performance will suffer if dust collects in the ...
  • Brother International CS6000i | User Guide - Page 59
    ...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. ● Make sure that you fit...
  • 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 ... you are using is not appropriate for the type of stitch that you want to sew. The needle breaks. You are pulling the fabric ...
  • Brother International CS6000i | User Guide - Page 61
    ... that has been designed for this machine. Bobbin is set incorrectly. You have not threaded ... that has been designed for this machine. Bobbin is set incorrectly. You have not threaded... that are appropriate for the type of fabric. Replace the needle. Sew with stabiliser material under the fabric. Adjust...
  • Brother International CS6000i | User Guide - Page 62
    ...upper thread properly. The bobbin case is scratched. You have not used bobbin that has been designed for this machine. There is a highpitched noise while sewing. page 11 4 The needle threader can not be used. You have not moved the needle ...
  • 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 the operation panel. Follow the instructions indicated in the table. If you press the ...
  • Brother International CS6000i | User Guide - Page 64
    ......46 reverse/reinforcement stitch button...6 H handwheel ...5 heirloom stitching ...51 S scallop stitching ...49 seam ripper ...37 sewing machine needles ...20 sewing speed controller...6 sleeve holes...46 smocking...50 spool pin ...11, 16 ...
  • 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......
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Brother International CS6000i - Computerized Sewing Machine Manual